20 Creative Scrapbooking Storage Solutions

Tidy up your scrapbooking supplies with these easy storage solutions.

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    Show Off Your Paper

    Use vertical paper storage holders to store a lot of paper in a little amount of space. Sort paper by color to make it easy to find

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    Hang Up Your Supplies

    Control your punch supplies with an easy hanging system. These 1-foot metal rails from the hardware store are attached to the wall using small hooks. Slide your punchers onto the rail for a simple storage solution.

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    Reinvent a Rolodex

    Use your Rolodex for more than just business cards. Slip metal dies into clear card protectors then sort by letter.

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    Save Digital Images

    Always create a backup of your digital images by burning them to a CD or DVD. Make sure to label the disk properly; or make an index of the images on the discs. Then place in jewel cases for easy access.

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    Handy Ribbon Storage

    Use ribbon as a decorative accent. Placing scraps of ribbon in glass canisters is a great way to keep scraps tidy and add color to your space. For your favorite rolls, hang a small rod and place ribbon across, sorting by color or pattern.

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    Take a Spin

    Keep your tools in reach with a lazy Susan. Organize by type of tools and label accordingly to ensure they return to the right spot.

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    Use a Binder

    Keep unmounted stamps in one place with an inexpensive three-ring binder. Store the binder on a shelf for easy access.

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    Stash the Goods

    Don't have time to scrap the last concert or trip you took? Save ticket stubs, name tags, and souvenirs in an accordion file until you're ready to sit down and create a beautiful page.

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    On Display

    Make your space feel more artsy by displaying your stamps on small, shallow shelves. Found in a variety of finishes, these shelves are sure to add a unique touch to your walls.

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    Organize Your Ribbon

    Keep your ribbon neatly organized in inexpensive floss containers. Wrap ribbon that is less than a yard around the paper spools. Then organize by color and pattern, making it easy to find what you're looking for.

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    Scrapping on the Go

    This modular storage system makes it super easy to move your supplies where you need. From small tools to paper, this storage unit can hold it all, then roll into the closet once you're done scrapbooking.

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    Store Your Images

    Store your prints in archival photo boxes to keep them in perfect condition while they wait to be scrapped. Create tabs for each topic or time range, making it easy to return to later.

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    Easy Embellishment Storage

    Keep small accents in clear jars, then place in a spice-jar organizer for easy storage without spending big bucks.

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    Stash Foam Stamps

    Use black mat board and hook-and-loop tape to create a handy system for foam stamps. Cut the mat board to fit in a sturdy holder such as magazine files or document storage boxes. Then attach the hook-and-loop tape to the stamp and the board, leaving a small space between each stamp.

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    Use Pegboard

    Dress up empty wall space with a pegboard storage area. Buy pegboard at your local hardware store. Then add molding around the edges and paint according to your room. Customize your board with other gadgets such as hooks, baskets, and shelves.

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    Show Off Your Supplies

    Use inexpensive thrift-store jars to show off your supplies as a decorative item in your craft room. Clear jars make it easy to quickly spot an embellishment you need.

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    Utilize Drawer Space

    Make the most out of the space under your cabinets with rolling drawers. Store paper, ribbon, and other supplies in this handy space.

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    Make a Magnetic Board

    Don't let magnet stamps put you in a storage bind. Purchase a board with a metallic or chalk board finish. Then stick the magnetic stamps to the board.

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    Create a Paper File

    For small space solutions, store paper in an accordion file. Sorting paper by color will make it easy to find for your next project.

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    Take a Spin

    Find just the right paint color by placing tubes in a handy spinning spice rack or lazy Susan.

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