Saturday, April 9, 2016

12x12 Paper Pads….Defunkified

It is on to the 12x12 paper packs !
Look at them all standing up straight like good little solders, teehee.
















But oh no, they didn't start out that way.
They were a mess and shoved in where ever they fit.
I also had my paper kits I put together in here as well.













I don't usually purchase loose pattern papers..but when I do, I also purchase card stock that matches and put them in a kit.
So it isn't a completed kit with embellishments, but just the papers.

I have to say, I got a lot of steps carting all of these papers out of my room, teehee.










I organized them into they types of categories….
Vintage/Heritage
Brights/whimsical
Pastels.
I put the paper kits that I put together in their proper bin.

















You may be thinking..is that all….nope.
I put my Christmas papers in the bottom of my cabinet.
Christmas papers on to the left and Halloween are to the left.
In those Iris cases I have Christmas embellishments in the bottom one and Halloween embellishments above.

















I also made a video on the details of getting my 12x12 papers in order.
If you would rather watch it on my YouTube channel…just click on the link "Tracy's Treasures24"
I am getting there with my room…mind you, every time I start a new area, I make a BIG mess of my room.
But I just pick up and move to the next challenge :)
Here are the challenges I am following to keep me on track.
I have altered them a bit to suit my needs though :)

My Love Affair with the Label Maker (wookiemouse)- http://wookiemouse.blogspot.ca/2009/05/let-challenge-begin-overview.htmlThe Keeper of Memories (52 week challenge)-http://www.thekeeperofthememories.com/2015/10/52-weeks-to-an-organized-workspace-lets-get-this-party-started/

I hope you all have a very Creative Day :)

Tracy :)

8 comments:

  1. They look all nice and neat!! Love your storage crates!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  2. Watched the video yesterday, and thought I need to do this, but not with crates, I have 12 X 12 shelves in my scrapbooking unit I bought years ago from Canadian Tire. My loose papers are in party size pizza boxes. (clean ones) Fabulous job on the organizing. Oh yes Thomas Kinkade had stamps I was lucky to purchase two, one winter and one summer. They are no longer being produced.

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  3. You are making good headway with your clean out!! I've cleared out my paper pads and even went so far as to thumb through them and get rid of papers I knew I'd never use. Can't wait to see what's next!

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  4. Looks like you're making great progress, Tracy!

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  5. You continue to motivate me, Tracy!

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  6. Looking good. I often match up cardstock with patterned papers too. I almost always buy loose papers now and not pads. The last half of too many paper pads have been turned into scrap paper around here. I have learned just 4 - 5 sheets of a line is enough for me. Now I must go defunkify something in my studio - you're making the rest of us look untidy!!

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  7. Well your getting there and it looks so neat and tidy. I'm still working my way through my scraps - I have too many! LOL!

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