Tag Archives: Craft Organization

Ask the Experts: Tips & Tools for Artists

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Tsukineko Splendor Pigment Ink Pad Antique

Q: What color of ink should I use for the sentiments on my cards?

A:  You can use any color that you would like.  Try to choose something that will enhance or pull a color from the papers that you have used to create the card.  Often a black ink is nice to use as it makes the sentiment stand out from the variety of colors in the card.

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Ask the Experts: Storage & Embossing

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Plaid Stencil Simply Scroll

Q: How can I store my stencils?

A:  Place the brass ones on their sides in a decorative box that you have made to match your craft room or in a storage container.  For the plastic stencils, use a decorative file folder to help prevent them from getting bent.

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DIY Organizing

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Now that we’re in the full swing of spring, it’s time to start airing out our houses and cleaning out all of the dust and dirt that comes with staying inside all winter long. It’s spring cleaning season, and in addition to getting down and dirty with baseboards and windows, it’s also a great time to get organized and try to stay organized. Here are some great DIY ways to help.

Recycled Cork Boards

Recycled Cork Boards

These tiny little cork boards are a great way to add some color to an office and keep your notes to yourself organized. You could even implement a color coordinating system so different types of tasks can be pinned to different boards, or each family member could have their own color.

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Craft Room Organization

Spring Cleaning is in full swing and I’m attempting to organize my messiest room – you guessed it, my craft room. I’ve found some tips for craft room organization I’d like to share. Hopefully these ideas will inspire you to revamp your favorite crafting space!

This is the story of a dining room turned into an excellent, organized crafting space. The space created is so welcoming and communal. This tutorial takes you through the details with tips for inexpensive, utilitarian decorating.

A Cute Place to Make StuffRaising up Rubies

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Yarn Needle Case

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilight Kallisti

Yarn Needle Case

Sewing needles are essential for crafters but they can easily get misplaced. Tired of pricking my finger when another needle fell out of the paper package I came up with a yarn needle case to store my needles safely. Using yarn, plastic canvas and fabric this case will keep your needles in place in a fashionable way.

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