Well today has not been the best! It started off by finding out that my phone has been washed!!! I LOVE my phone because it is amazing! I had like $600 of music and apps and all that fun stuff on it. Now it’s all gone 🙁 Anyways, I’m happy I get to write this blog post so let the happiness begin!
I always get the question (ALWAYS) :: “How do you store your 12×12 pattern paper”. When I first started scrapbooking I must have researched this for hours and hours because I was on the biggest budget + when you watch other peoples room tours you think you will have as much stuff as them. I do now but when I started (2 years ago) I barely had anything. 12×12 paper can be stored in a variety of different ways but you have to find what works good for you and roll with it.
I have watched a variety of videos from people storing there paper in folders to shelfs to baskets and so on but really there is no exact way of storing paper perfectly. I personally started off storing my paper on a shelf. I had it all stacked up and up and up and up until I needed more shelf space to expand. I then expanded into what I have today! I love LOVE LuV this type of storage. These 12×12 scrapbook paper drawer units I purchased at Walmart for like $12 a piece! I have a total of 2 of them which holds all my paper perfectly comfy! I also love how you can easily stack these and still open the drawers.
I store my paper by the brand just because I tend to pick and choose + I have really good memory when it comes to remembering my scrapbook product (nothing else really). So I can remember “O yah, I have that echo park paper” in which I can go to my echo park section and look for it. You can also store your papers by prints, colors, favorite > least favorite and so on. I personally think that storing it by brand is by far the best way to store paper. Here is a little breakdown of my brand storage (I spelled american crafts and bo bunny wrong, its hard to see on the photoshop grid background!) ::
How I love this storage. I tend not to pull from the top 2 shelves anymore because I like the 3rd, 4th and 5th shelves the most. So really its all up to you. I like this method of storage the best and I think I will always use it.
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