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#776900 - 08/08/12 12:33 PM How do you Organize your Crafting Paper?
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I reached the point of exasperation with the chaos of my house and have been plowing into a cleaning project. I just couldn't take the mess any more smile So I have finally organized my origami paper as part of this. Here is what it now looks like -



I even labelled each bin so I knew what was what.

How do you organize your crafting paper?
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#776913 - 08/08/12 02:22 PM Re: How do you Organize your Crafting Paper? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Great job!

I don't have a fraction of the amount of paper you have so I use a box I purchased for storage. I also like using boxes to keep the dust off the paper as my apartment is ground level and gets very dusty!
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#778347 - 08/19/12 05:29 AM Re: How do you Organize your Crafting Paper? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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That's a great idea, Lisa! I keep rolls of wrapping paper in a tall grocery carton, and sheets in a box too.
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#782032 - 09/10/12 04:38 PM Re: How do you Organize your Crafting Paper? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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My Christmas paper is all in a big rubbermaid bin under the guest bed but I haven't used it in years. We don't tend to give "presents" any more - we take people to dinner or such. So I never use it. I really need to sort through that and start using it for projects, rather than let it just sit there wasted.
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#796723 - 12/18/12 11:33 AM Re: How do you Organize your Crafting Paper? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Lisa If you don't use the Christmas paper anymore and have not desire / ideas / current projects for its use.... I give all my papers to one or two of our local assisted living places. Usually these places have a Christmas gift drive and need wrapping paper to wrap the donations. Just a thought... Something else. There's also the organizations that have the gift trees in the malls and such who might need wrapping paper - might even need someone to help wrap the gifts!


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#796724 - 12/18/12 11:43 AM Re: How do you Organize your Crafting Paper? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Organizing my crafting papers.......

Some papers are organized, some are just stacked up on the dresser in the guest room, some are on the coffee table...you get the picture.

I have tried a lot of different ways to organize my papers. I have WAY too much to really organize. I use the cardboard magazine holders to keep some of my 8.5 x 11 inch cardstock. I use some 12x12 inch paper holders (from Michaels Craft Store) for my printed / designer papers but the 12x12 cardstock is just stacked on top of the dresser in the guest bedroom. I also have a 2-drawer filing cabinet that holds more 8.5 x 11 inch cardstock (one drawer only). More cardstock is just placed on-edge on a couple of shelves in a bookcase.

It's a disaster! Maybe this winter while it is cold, rainy or snowing outside I will take the time to purge my paper stash. I might have a "craft supplies yard sale" in the spring.

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#796761 - 12/18/12 06:52 PM Re: How do you Organize your Crafting Paper? [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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great job,even though i do not have such craft papers to organize,and i have no such big storage bins,but i never allow my craft part mess.i organize them with wrapperd cardboard boxes
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