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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Amy's Awesome Paper Storage Idea!

Amy over at Bearpaw Studios recently updated her crafts room with a bright and cheery colour scheme and new shelves. I love how everything has a place to live, but is within easy reach:
(photo courtesy of Amy at Bearpaw Studios)

Let's take a closer look at the paper storage unit on her desk:
(photo courtesy of Amy at Bearpaw Studios)

Looks great, doesn't it? Lots of room, colour-coordinated, and allows you to see all your colours at once. Want to know where to get one? Make it! In Amy's own words:

"We took an unfinished cube from Michaels and used 3/8" square wooden spacers and foam poster board. I used a 3" piece of grosgrain ribbon to show which color is in that space. Now I can see each color (and how much I have so I can keep a better inventory.)"

I just love the idea of using ribbon to indicated the colour as well as make it easy to pull out the paper you need. Thanks for the awesome idea Amy!

Posted by Jessica


kroller said...

love it! very cheery and accessible.

Marla Kellman said...

This blog is awesome! I've just found it the other day and I love the inspirations and great ideas. Thanks for sharing!

LucianaW said...

I love this idea....great!
Congrats Amy!

Brenda in Sunny SoCal. said...

Love the tabs, so practical!

Lisa said...

Great idea!! Which boxes from Michaels? The white ones or a regular wooden one? Thanks so much for sharing!

Sheila said...

I'm unfamiliar with 3/8" wooden spacers. Where does one find such a thing?

Kara said...

Absolutely love love this idea!! Where might one find the wood Spacers?

Cyndee said...

Love this idea! So clever how the ribbon matches the paper.


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