It is that time of year when organization is on my mind. On top of my to do list was organizing scrapbook supplies. I grabbed a few containers from Consumer Crafts and organized this area of my home. Follow along below as I show you some organizing tips that you may use for your own home and craft areas.
We will start to the left of my desk where I have a hutch cabinet. It has quite a few books in it but I also store my blank cards there in a vintage suitcase. You can look for things around your home that may work for organizing your area or shop for the storage containers that suit your needs.
But lets move on to the workhorse of this organization mission….the desk and hutch! This is where a majority of my scrapbook supplies are housed. I took everything out and spread it onto the floor. My daughter and I worked on separating everything into categories. Then we found appropriate sized organizing bins for each of those categories.
We will start with the bottom shelf of the hutch and take a closer look at each area. You can see already that I am in love with my Dymo Label Maker! It is the perfect way to label your supplies and more!
Going from right to left, there is an area for paper. I keep the paper limited to two of these 12 x 12 paper organizers. These are perfect for storing your paper and keeping it looking great.
The next cube for my organizing tips holds a set of these amazing small wood drawers. I used a few coats of Americana Chalky Finish in Everlasting to dress them up. They are perfect for all of those small items that go along with your scrapbooks. You can also get those paper mache boxes in a variety of sizes to store anything your heart desires!
The final cube in my storage unit has my vinyl rolls in a tall metal basket. The box on bottom is from a Silhouette starter kit. Be sure to keep boxes like those as they are so handy!
Photo storage boxes are also perfect for organizing anywhere in your home. I usually keep a few of these on hand at all times as I am always finding a new use for them! The large wood boxes on the bottom of the picture below are from around my home. Another one of those things that you don’t want to throw away just in case you need them later!
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Angie blogs at The Country Chic Cottage where you can find creative crafts, vintage finds, home decor, and DIY all with a little farmhouse flair. Angie has been blogging for over 2 years and is married with three kids. Stop by her blog where you will find everything from small, quick crafts to major furniture and home makeovers.