Tuesday, February 9, 2016

5 Days to An Organized Crafty Stash–Stamp Storage!


Hello!!

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I’m back again today with another installment of the My Favorite Things 5 Days to An Organized Crafty Stash!!  Today features ideas for storing your stamps!!  I don’t think I have anything new to offer in the stamp storage arena.  I pretty much do the exact same thing that Jennifer McGuire does with her stamps.  Here are a few photos of how I store my My Favorite Things Stamps.

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I like to keep my design team products close at hand and all together so that I don’t have to look too far when I’m creating a design.  I keep all of my MFT stamps and dies in the double Fridge Binz (similar to the ones Jennifer McGuire uses).  I store my MFT background stamps and stencils in a Fridge Bin that’s a bit wider because it suits the 6 x 6 background stamps and stencils better.  You can see that I use the DVD dividers to keep stamp sections separated.  Here’s another close up of what I’m talking about.

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I store my 4 x 6 stamp sets in clear pockets similar to THESE. I use a trimmed piece of white cardstock to stabilize the pocket, and store any coordinating dies in the same pocket as the stamps.  I label all stamp pockets with my Brother Label Maker.  I store my larger MFT stamp sets in 6 x 9 ziploc bags that I purchased on Amazon.  Again, I stabilize the pocket with trimmed white cardstock, and I trim off the top zipper with scissors for easier in and out access.

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Here’s an example of what my stamps look like after I’ve worked my organizational magic.  And here’s what the back of the package looks like – with the coordinating dies stored in the back.

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And here’s a quick photo of my Brother Label Maker, the Stamp Pockets and Die Pockets that I use, as well as a stack of the DVD Dividers.

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So, there you have it!!  Pretty simple and straight forward!!  Certainly nothing earth shattering, but doing this makes my life so incredibly stress free as it relates to my crafty stash!  I hope you’ll click on through to the My Favorite Things Design Blog to be linked to some additional stamp storage ideas from my MFT teammates!!

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope you’ll come back tomorrow for more storage ideas!!  Fun stuff, I tell ya!!

4 comments:

Dee Earnshaw said...

Wow, your stamps are so perfectly labeled and accessible. Thank you for the ideas:)

Vika (БандиткА) said...

I have big Clip it up storage only for my MFT background stamps))))))

Beccy Hlawek said...

Like the DVD dividers. Thanks!

Carolyn said...

Great idea to use the DVD dividers!