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gingersfavorite 
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03-04-14 07:22 PM - Post#4102538    

please share / show me how you store your paper scraps....

Are you satisfied with it?

I like mine, though I need to go through it and pitch some....

(will show ya shortly)

 
3 Little Ladies 
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03-04-14 09:38 PM - Post#4102550    
    In response to gingersfavorite

I keep my larger scraps in an Iris box, and my tiny scraps in a small Longaberger basket on my desk. I go through both after I choose my background paper and photos. I hardly have any scraps. Best system I've ever had for scraps. It works for me.

 
Gramma - Claudia 
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03-04-14 11:32 PM - Post#4102560    
    In response to 3 Little Ladies

I keep 3 small boxes going. In one I keep papers cut for 8 x 8 books. In another I keep papers cut for 6 x 6 books. In the third I keep odd leftovers cut into several different sizes that I use for photo mats or small die cuts. I just cut and file them as I'm going along. Much less wasted paper for me this way.



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RedSquirrel 
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03-05-14 02:17 AM - Post#4102582    
    In response to Gramma - Claudia

I was asked this question the other day, and I tried to find the photos I took the last time I was asked this question, but I couldn't I'll have to take some more.

I have a clear accordion file with a section for each colour: silver, gold, purple, pink, red, brown, yellow/orange, green, aqua, blue, white, black and assorted. Inside each section I also have a small bag for the tiny pieces so that they don't get lost in the general mass. Then I can just lift the bag out if I want something small for a card. I don't throw anything away until it looks like lace!

 
carpe scrapum 
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03-05-14 09:09 AM - Post#4102628    
    In response to RedSquirrel

I got them all in a 12x12 plastic storage box. I hate the way I keep them. I need to separate them by color. Might do this soon. It's been on my mind.

 
kaleidoscope 
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03-05-14 10:10 AM - Post#4102668    
    In response to carpe scrapum

I have them organized in little file folders I cut down inside a box I recovered. The ones too big for the box are in an accordian file.

 
gingersfavorite 
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03-05-14 01:07 PM - Post#4102686    
    In response to kaleidoscope

Mine are in a plastic "shoe box" which I don't mind. It's convenient & I pretty much know what's in there, although it's in no particular color order. I just need to go through it & pitch some perhaps....







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buttonscrapper 
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03-05-14 02:45 PM - Post#4102688    
    In response to gingersfavorite

Cardstock scraps are in drawers according to color. PP scraps, I usually keep them with the whole set of papers and embellies that go together in plastic envelopes.

 
WorkingMommy 
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03-06-14 11:16 PM - Post#4102820    
    In response to buttonscrapper

I keep mine in a drawer. Out of sight, out of mind, which means I pretty much never remember to use them.

 
Kiwifarmer 
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03-08-14 02:12 AM - Post#4102910    
    In response to WorkingMommy

Oh dear.......mine in a basket, very haphazardly placed too, no order.....just confused arrangement

 
RedSquirrel 
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03-08-14 04:36 AM - Post#4102916    
    In response to Kiwifarmer

I found it:


 
luvscrappin 
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03-08-14 06:59 PM - Post#4102980    
    In response to RedSquirrel

I keep mines like Rosey!!

 
Nora 
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03-09-14 04:09 PM - Post#4103066    
    In response to luvscrappin

Here is how mine are kept:



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