Category Archives: General Organization

Tool Tower Talk

Our super hand Tool Tower organizer is ideal for your craft room, but will serve you well in the garage, bathroom, office...any where you need a little organization.

If you're unfamiliar with the Tool Tower, it's part of our Desk Maid product line, which means it is made out of wood and finished with flat white paint.  It looks great as it is, but it is really easy to decorate to match your room or space.

The basic info:

The Tool Tower is 5" wide and 9" deep.

There are 8 divided sections, the tallest (back section) is 5.5" the shortest (front section) is 2.5"".

The back section is tall and narrow, ideal for long tools like rulers and scissors.

What can you load into your Tool Tower?

Jen Evans @CreateOften, went crazy with color in her Tool Tower - read her blog post to learn more.

Tools, tools and more tools.  I've got everything from rulers to rotary cutters in my Tool Tower.

On the bathroom counter.

On my desk top.

Under the bathroom sink.

In the garage, on the workbench.

Thanks so much for stopping by today do learn a little bit more about our Desk Maid Tool Tower.

If you're using your Tool Tower in a different way, we'd love to hear about it!

Our 20 pocket organizer holds everything from stamps to glitter glue

Our Over-the-Door organizers can be configured to perfectly fit your craft stash.  Link panels together and hang them over your door, or use the hanger pocket to hang them in the closet. The pockets on the 20-pocket panel are 3” x 2.5” x 1” Ideal for small bottles, washi tape, and other embellishments. Store up… Continue Reading

Kids Crafts ORGANIZED!!!

Good organization skills are good life skills.  Make getting organized a fun and rewarding experience for you kids and grandkids and they’ll easily translate those skills over into other areas of their lives. Do you have children or grandchildren who craft with you?  If so, giving them their own craft organizers will help them stay organized… Continue Reading

Take a look around my studio #2 – What’s on my desktop?

Not Much!! My workstation is a simple “L” shaped desk from Office Depot. There are no drawers which makes it easy for me to work on either side. Great for big projects, but usually one side is my computer/“work” side and the other is the creative side. I don’t generally have other people working with me… Continue Reading

12 ways to use the 5×7 Fab File

Like so many of our products, the 5×7 (medium) Fab File was designed with 1 thing in mind – photos – but its uses expand almost daily.  The list of uses below goes from basic craft organizers to “out of the craft room” ideas.  (The 5×7 Fab File is featured in the 5×7 Organizer Bundle. It can also… Continue Reading

Stamp & Supply Stadium – Let me tell you all about it!

What little things do you have rolling around the bottom of your craft tote, or buried in a drawer?  There’s a good chance they’ll find a perfect home in our Stamp & Supply Stadium (S&SS) The Stamp & Supply Stadium was originally designed to organize wood mounted stamps.  If you’ve got wood stamps, you know they… Continue Reading

Create a craft supply color catalog

Knowing what you’ve got, and where to find it, can make the difference between being joyfully creative and creatively frustrated. One way to avoid being frustrated and maximize the use of what you’ve got is to create a catalog of your supplies. This is obvious for things like dies, stamps, and punches, but you can… Continue Reading

5 ways to use the Double-Sided Stamp Bag

Maybe I should have titled this post 5 OTHER ways to use the Double Sided Stamp bag.  This bag is a perfect tool for organizing wood-mounted stamps, but it can also be used for so many other things. It’s compact, it’s portable, it’s see-through, it’s lightweight, it’s in-expensive…I could go on, but instead, let me… Continue Reading

History of our Fab File Organizer product line.

If you’ve listened to me long enough you’ve heard me say – “If it’s easy, it gets done/used – if it’s difficult it doesn’t.”  Our lives are so busy that keeping things easy is mandatory.  That could mean easy to access, easy to see, easy to take with you… One of biggest reasons that Fab… Continue Reading

5 Ways to use the EZ2Organize Karen Buddy Bag

Like so many of our products, the Karen Buddy Bag can be used for a variety of craft storage options. Card Blanks & Envelopes If you’re a card maker, I’m sure you’ll appreciate the KBB for dies and stamps, but you might also want to consider it for storing and organizing your larger card blanks… Continue Reading

3 Reasons to LOVE our 1.5″ Punch Pack

Our Stamp and Punch Packs are part of our EZ2Organize Product line. They come in 4 designs.  I’m sure you’ll love all of them, but this week we’re featuring the 1.5″ Punch Pack.   This great little storage tool has many redeeming qualities, but I’m just going to mention 3 of them. #1 They’re CLEAR That… Continue Reading

“Rotating Design Board – Where have you been all my life?” Jen Evans

Many of you know Jen Evans @CreateOften.  She’s done several posts on her blog about our product line.  She sent me a link this morning to her most recent post and a cool little video about the Rotating Design Board. Visit Jen’s blog to see more pics and read her full post. Shop for your… Continue Reading

11 ways to use your Rotating Design Board

You can use your Rotating Design Board for so many different projects! Here are just a few ideas. Adult Coloring Dot to Dot Stamping and Card Making Spray Painting – easy! Decoupage Projects Floral Arranging, Cake Decorating Color by Number TH Distress Crayons Coloring Projects Zentangle Small Painting Projects Ditto Bag Holder These are just… Continue Reading

Use a Grid Shelving System to store extra Spinders

Do you have more Spinders than base space on your ScrapRack?  If so, an inexpensive Grid Shelving System could be the perfect solution. There are a few really great things about this type of system; it’s inexpensive, it’s customizable, it’s lightweight, and it can be used just about anywhere you need a little extra storage.… Continue Reading

Why you need a ScrapRack – Time, Money, Space, and Time

I’m sure there are some of you out there, that have unlimited space, time and money.  But for most of us, managing those resources wisely is an important part of our lives. I know the ScrapRack is an investment, but it will truly help you manage your other resources. Money There are 3 big ways to… Continue Reading

Why you need a ScrapRack – Project Planning Simplified

Sometimes pre-planning your projects makes the most sense.  Pre-planned projects keep you focused on a specific task and are easy to move around, especially if you’re travelling. If pre-planning is something you like to do or WOULD like to do, a ScrapRack can really simplify the process. Maximize your project planning by using our Expanding… Continue Reading

Why you need a ScrapRack – Sharing papercrafting supplies is simple.

Whether you’re crafting with your kids, your mom, or your girlfriends, we all like to share our supplies.  If you share your supplies, you definitely need a ScrapRack, AND you need it organized in the 4 Section System. Imagine your girlfriend asks you for a Halloween brad, you’re response, “Go to my ScrapRack, look under the… Continue Reading

ScrapRack User – Tip of the Day: Use Ring Binder Insert Strips to add things to your ScrapRack.

If you’ve got product information, project ideas, or magazine clippings you want to keep with your craft supplies, consider adding them to your ScrapRack using Ring Binder Insert Strips. These simple clear plastic tabs have holes down one side and an adhesive strip down the other. Peel back the wax paper to expose the adhesive and stick… Continue Reading

Why you need a Scraprack – Those boxes and bags aren’t going to put themselves away.

Do you have bags from your local craft store, boxes from your favorite shopping channel or online retailer, tucked into a corner or the closet of your craft room? One of the biggest reasons new stuff doesn’t get put away – you’re not sure where to put it.  If the decision about where to put you’re new stuff or… Continue Reading

Why you need a ScrapRack. The ScrapRack organizes the most stuff in the smallest amount of space.

Don’t get buried beneath containers of supplies. Get your products into ScrapRack and you’ll have more space to craft! It’s simple, really, would you rather dig through a box of stickers, or flip through sections in your ScrapRack. Thanks for stopping by today! Continue Reading

Why do you need a ScrapRack? You’ll use more of your supplies on each project you create.

When it comes to creating projects – scrapbook pages, cards, mixed media or home décor – you generally rely on your memory for product selection. This means, if you didn’t think about it, you’re not looking for it, and therefore you’re probably not using it. When you use a ScrapRack and organize with the 4-Section System, you’ll… Continue Reading