Category Archives: Craft Supply Organization

Label your pockets & tabs

Sometimes I'm in a hurry and I'll just write directly onto the tabs of my dividers or pockets.  I'm always unhappy with the end result, and I end up relabeling them when I get a chance.  (Haste makes waste 🙂 )

My preferred method for labeling is to use my label maker and our Shut Your Flap tabs.  I like this method for a few of reasons:

  • If I make a mistake (usually spelling) it's easy to correct.
  • The little bit of color from the SYF tab is nice.
  • When I want to change what's in the pocket or behind the divider tab, it's easy to remove the SYF tab and replace it with a new one.
  • It looks much more neat and tidy than labeling by hand.

The only challenge with this system is choosing words/titles that will fit on the SYF tabs.

Happy Crafting,

Totally-Tiffany signature T.

12 Ways to use the Die, Stamp & Supply Organizer

Round up your supplies and get ready to organize! The Die, Stamp & Supply Organizer is a multifunction organizer that is a “must have” in your craft room. You’ll love the versatility and function of this crafty organizer. Great on you desk, in the cupboard or on an open shelf, it fits in our Companion… Continue Reading

What is a Themes & Sentiments List and how do I use it?

The short answer: a Themes & Sentiments list is exactly what it sounds like; a list of themes and sentiments that relate to the things you craft about. The list becomes a handy tool when sorting, organizing, and storing your crafting supplies. Lists will be unique to each individual crafter. Tips for creating your Themes… Continue Reading

4 Ways to use our Kiwi Lane Template Organizers

If you’ve tried Kiwi Lane Templates, you’ve probably bought Kiwi Lane Templates.  These cool little tracing templates make creating wonderful cards and pages, fast and easy.  The only trouble with these fun tools, they’re small, flat and white, so they’re easy to misplace.  I worked with Susan Budge, the founder of Kiwi Lane to design… Continue Reading

2 Seriously organized – Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators

One of the really great things about this industry is meeting other people who have turned their passion into their career.  Although we haven’t met in person, Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Mary Fish and I have exchanged several emails.  Mary uses our Stamp Pockets to organize embellishments and dies.  When I asked if I could include… Continue Reading

What is a perpetual calendar & how to use it when organizing photos.

A perpetual calendar, sometimes called a birthday calendar, is a calendar that includes all 12 months of the year, and all the days of the month, but there are no weekdays. Because there are no weekdays, the calendar can be used forever – perpetually.  The idea is to use each numbered line to record the… Continue Reading

Best Buddy Bags for glitter glue and reinkers

Glitter glues like Stickles brand and re-inkers in a variety of brands, are mostly packaged in a small bottle – generally .75″ around and 2.75″ tall. Storing these small bottles in a Buddy Bag is a great option especially if you travel with your supplies – either across town or across your home. There are… Continue Reading

4 Project Life Storage Solutions

This week during the Get Organized Challenge, I was asked about storing Project Life Cards.  If you use Project Life cards, you know the biggest challenges with them are; the number of cards some of the sets include, followed by a somewhat generic design (mostly similar colors, but the large card sets don’t really have… Continue Reading

5 reasons to embrace the embellishment rainbow

One of the toughest concepts for crafters to embrace is organizing their supplies by color. We’ve been programmed to think about organizing by “like items”. Think about your closet, all your socks are probably stored together, in the bathroom towels are stored with towels, in the pantry canned goods are stored with other canned goods.… Continue Reading

Tabs, Labels, Pockets & Dividers – fine tune your organization system

5×7, 6×6, 8×8, 8.5×11, A4, 12×12 …- the perfect sizes for organizing your craft supplies. You may own 1 or 2 of our products that come preloaded with tabbed pockets, labels or dividers.  But did you know you can purchase these items separately? Here’s a quick breakdown of the sizes and how, where, and why… Continue Reading

6 Reasons to take the challenge!

You have a goal to get your craft supplies ORGANIZED. You want to be able to craft with friends and family. Right now the condition of your room/space doesn’t allow for that. You’re frustrated with spending most of your crafting time digging and searching for supplies you “know” you have. You’re tired of buying duplicates.… Continue Reading

Label your Buddy Bags to remember their names

I don’t want to offend any of our adorable Buddy Bags by saying they all look alike, but let’s face it, they all look alike, especially when they’re empty. Remembering which are your favorites can be difficult when they’re out of the packaging and in use in your craftroom, bathroom, closet, garage, etc. Here’s a… Continue Reading

Stephanie Barnard mini inks and blending pads.

Full disclosure, as many of you already know, Stephanie B and I are besties!!! With that being said, I also honestly LOVE her juicy ink pads.  Last week I got an email from a Tiffanista named Robin asking about storing her mini ink pads and blending pads.  Robin asked about a new buddy bag, I… Continue Reading

12×12 Tabbed Divider Pockets

The basic information: Name: 12×12 File Pockets SKU: RF-XL5PK Price: $6.99 File Pocket dimensions: 12.5″ x 12.5″ (not including the tab). 5 white label stickers are included. The 12×12 tabbed divider pockets fit in 3 of our most popular products, The XL Fab File, the 12×12 Paper Handler, and our classic Paper Storage Boxes. The… Continue Reading

8.5×11 Tabbed Divider Pockets – 2 ways

Do you love the supplies offered by manufacturers in the UK and other countries outside the USA, but have difficulty storing them because their standard paper is slightly different than USA standard paper? I’m happy to report that 2 of our newest product additions work great for 8.5 x 11 and A4.  We’ve made a… Continue Reading

Embellishment Organization Class

Our next Embellishment Overload class is on Tuesday, October 9th at 10am Pacific – register now. It’s time to stop searching for supplies and start crafting with them.  In this 1 hour class we go through the step-by-step process of getting your crafting embellishments organized.  (Sign up for class information emails.) Glitter, buttons, eyelets, stickers,… Continue Reading

Would You Rather…

Carry a heavy bin, box, or drawer of jumbled wooden stamps to your crafting space OR… Carry a lightweight bag that has all your wooden stamp stored, protected, labeled, and organized? Wood-mounted stamps, like any other craft supply, are an investment. Why would you store all of those expensive wood-mounted stamps in a plastic bin… Continue Reading

Over the Door Storage – 3 things you want to know about our COPS system

Over-the-door storage options have been available for years.  There’s nothing new with the idea, but our COPS – Clearly Organized Pocket System is a unique over-the-door storage system in 3 ways. 1 Small individual panels With most over-the-door storage, the storage panel is one long panel with no options for length. Our system is designed… Continue Reading

What type of crafter are you?

We’ve added a few friends to the get organized challenge group and you’ll definitely want to get to know them! In fact,  one of them could be you, with a different name of course. One of the biggest challenges with getting our craft supplies organized and keeping them organized is that there is no “one… Continue Reading

10 things to organize with the 3″ Flippin’ Storage Binder

Yes, the Flippin’ Storage Binder was designed with card makers in mind, but it has certainly evolved as so many of our products do. While this post lists just 10 things to organize in the Flippin’ Storage Binder, I’m sure you’ll find many more.  When you do, I hope you’ll share your ideas with me/us… Continue Reading

The Companion Cart – Crafty little organizer

What do I hear most about the Companion Cart with the Craft Wrap Apron? “I can’t believe how much this little cart holds.” The second most common comment, “I loved it so much I bought another one.” This little cart is so incredibly versatile; from the pull out baskets to the “under the desk” height,… Continue Reading

Just Imagine…easy access to your scrapbooking supplies.

Just imagine sitting down with your craft supplies & CREATING instead of searching for things. The ScrapRack is Scrapbooking Supply Organization simplified! I’m not sure the ScrapRack is for you, but I know I couldn’t craft without mine.  What do you know about the ScrapRack?  In this post I’ve tried to coordinate  all the blog… Continue Reading

Where can you put your ScrapRack?

Where can’t you put your ScrapRack is probably a better questions.  Because The ScrapRack is component driven it can be configured to fit into any number of places. On an IKEA Expedit or Kallax Probably one of the most popular pieces of furniture in a craftroom, the IKEA Kallax or Expedit are the perfect width… Continue Reading

What is a ScrapRack

The ScrapRack is the scrapbooking supply organization system that combines the ease of binders with the functionality of filing.  There are 4 components to The ScrapRack System; The ScrapRack Base, Spinders, Storage Pages and Dividers. 1. The base unit The main component is called a ScrapRack Base unit.  This metal base is hinged at the… Continue Reading