Category Archives: General Organization

Non-crafty ways to use Fab Files

There are 9 Fab Files in our Fab File product line.  Each of them serves multiple purposes in your craft room, but they all have a plethora of uses outside the craft room too.  If you're already using Fab Files outside of your craft room, I hope you'll leave a comment below and share your ideas with us!

4x6 Fab File - Cords & Cables 

Round up all those cords, cables, earbuds, usb adapters and store them all together in a 4x6 Fab File.

Label the side of the Fab File, then slide this handy little box onto a shelf in your office or family room.  Let your family know this is the first place, should they be searching for their missing cords.

5x7 First Aid Kit

5x7 - big first aide in a small box

Do you need a small first aid kit in your car, motorhome or at work?  Try filling a 5x7 Fab File with all of the essentials.

This lightweight box will tuck neatly under the seat, into a cupboard in your motorhome or into a deep desk drawer.

A4 / 8.5 x11 - So many things!

This Fab File was designed to hold both A4 and 8.5x11 sized paper, which makes it extremely versatile.

It's great for sorting, storing and organizing magazines, important papers and planner refills/old planner pages.

Gift bags and tissue paper

Organize your gift bags, boxes and matching tissue by, size or celebration - holiday, birthday, congratulations, new baby, etc...

Label the side of each Fab File and slide onto the shelf for easy access when you need it.  No more digging through a pile of bags to find the perfect sentiment.

Organize gift wrap by theme, holiday or sentiment with Fab Files from Totally-Tiffany.
8.5x11 tabbed divider pocket loaded with tissue paper. gift wrap organization. RF-FFA4

Mementos and heirlooms

As our children get older and head off to college we're faced with deciding what precious mementos to keep.  A Fab File can be the perfect place to contain everything from athletic ribbons to baby quilts.  When you're kids settle into a permanent home you'll be able to hand off these treasures in a neat, tidy bundle.  (This is the Jumbo Fab File.)

A few other benefits to using Fab Files - they're lightweight, inexpensive,  and portable.

Why do you like them? What do you store in yours?  Is there a dimension you wish we offered?

Please do share your ideas with us in the comment box below.

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Everything you need to know about organizing embossing folders

When you can find what you need, crafting is sooo much more fun!  Getting your embossing folders organized will encourage you to use them more often.  If you can find them easily you’ll enjoy the whole crafting experience more. So, my challenge to you: buckle down this week and make a commitment to getting your… Continue Reading

A bazillion ways to use our Shut Your Flap Tabs

Okay, I’ll admit a BAZILLION might be an exaggeration But, it seems that I find a new use for these almost everyday.  The big benefit to our SYF tabs over a regular paper sticky note is their durability.  While paper notes will crease and fold, plastic notes “spring back” so they’re always visible.  With that… Continue Reading

10 ways to use our A4/8.5×11 Fab File

Our Fab File line of products has crossed over from crafting storage to general home and office storage.  If you’ve been following along you’ve seen Fab Files used for everything from craft supplies to cord and cable storage.  This 8.5×11 paper organizer is no exception.  Included with this Fab File are 5 tabbed file/divider pockets… Continue Reading

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

Use your good stuff!

If you’ve taken any of my classes or attended a lecture, you’ve probably heard me say USE YOUR GOOD STUFF!  As crafters we have a tendency to “hoard” our best supplies, waiting for the perfect project. Take a deep breath and repeat after me – “Every project is a perfect project!” Today I’m working on the itinerary… 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

5×7 Organizer Bundle, let me tell you all about it.

As you probably already know, each week we feature different products. This week we’re featuring the 5×7 Organizer Bundle. In this post I’ll give you the details on the bundle including how all the pieces work together and why we decided this was a good combination of products. What’s included: 2 – 5×7 Fab Files, each… 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 6 Level Stamp & Supply Stadium (S&SS) The S&SS gives you 6 stadium type levels and makes your stamps or other supplies visible and accessible. The… 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