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Old 02-06-2013, 10:36 AM   #12
fionna51
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I find that I don't use a whole lot of 12x12 paper, so until I change that, I have put myself on a "don't buy it unless it's for a specific project" restriction.

But that doesn't mean that I don't have some on hand already. Back about a year ago I did the organizing class webinar with Tiffany Spaulding at Scraprack. While the Scraprack doesn't fit for my style of scrapbooking, some of the purge and organize plans did. I had a few sets of the 12x12 Sterilite drawer units and I sorted my paper by her suggestions.

*Plain and monochromatic paper goes in drawers by color.
*I have one drawer of specialty papers, two drawers of multicolor (stripes and plaids, and floral) and several drawers of paper by theme (seasons, holidays, baby, etc). I put the themed papers in large baggies, labeled for theme, and put the baggies in the drawers.
*Since my scrapbooking is done in Stacy Julian's Library of Memories style, I also have a few of those snap envelopes that have coordinating papers for special albums, like my Christmas album.

You can see the drawers in the attached picture.
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