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Old 06-12-2014, 06:33 AM   #1
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Where and how do you store your embossing folders?
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Alphabetical in a couple of plastic bin/box/baskets from Target's Dollar Spot. I also have my piercing templates from SU! in there...
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In a 5 x 8" file card box.
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Alphabetical in a couple of plastic bin/box/baskets from Target's Dollar Spot. I also have my piercing templates from SU! in there...
Sue, do you put each folder inside a plastic sleeve or just alone?
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I saw where someone wrote the name on the folder with a sharper so she could get rid of all the wrappings. Then she alphabetized them. If there were more than 1 to the set she'd put 1 of... , 2 of ..., etc. I really like this idea.
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Sue, do you put each folder inside a plastic sleeve or just alone?
I just write the name of the folder in the upper corner with a Sharpie and throw it in there (in its correct spot, of course). I'm all about consolidation, so the smaller the footprint of my supplies, the happier I am
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This is my system:

3 Monkeys throwing around some....PAPER!!!: Embossing Folder Storage Using the Large Die Box- using the envelope punch board
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I have a couple cute dollar tree cardboard containers. They have cute designs on them, are small and do not have a lid. They are just a little longer than an embossing folder, so the EF fits perfect.

I have not seen these at my dollar tree for a few years though.
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binkiemonstermom, this is similar to my method, except I bought 8 x 5" index tabs instead of making them.
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I use (and am very happy with) these:
Embossing Folders Organizer 4.5" x 5.75" case folder

I keep folders with like 'themes' (i.e. Christmas, Halloween, flowers (non-seasonal), etc.) together in the binder.
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I forgot the link to the binder for the larger embossing folders:
Embossing Folders Organizer 5" x 7" case folder
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I use (and am very happy with) these:
Embossing Folders Organizer 4.5" x 5.75" case folder

I keep folders with like 'themes' (i.e. Christmas, Halloween, flowers (non-seasonal), etc.) together in the binder.
Ditto. I have 6 binders (3 small/3 large). The vinyl pockets tend to stick to the EF....so, I sandwich an embossed cardstock sample between the vinyl and the EF.
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I write the name of the folder on the folder and now keep them in an SU wood mount stamp case, the new kind. You can hold quite a few in there!! Before that, I had them in a big zip lock bag hanging on my wall High tech, ain't I?
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I use an Artbin Double Satchel with removable dividers. I only use the divider that goes down the center lengthwise. That gives me both sides to use for folders. I use a sharpie and wrote the name on each folder. Very organized and holds tons of folders. Close the lid and it snaps shut. It can't be turned over by my noses cat and dumped on the floor. Very portable and can be stored vertically or horizontally. Will also hold the 5x7 folders as long as they are on an angle like in the back.
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I bought one of these embossing folder binders locally and would not buy again. I would go with storing them in a box like most of the other crafters. I found that some of the plastic "sleeves are very tight and I could not get some of the folders in the sleeve without tearing it. Maybe the Darice folders are slightly smaller than Cuttlebug, SU and others, but I buy them all so this product is made by Darice in may only fit their folders. Also, I have some 5x7 folders and they don't fit in this thing at all.
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I forgot the link to the binder for the larger embossing folders:
Embossing Folders Organizer 5" x 7" case folder
Love these binders, my choice for storing Embossing folders too! Tip - you can get them for under $15 at Consumer Crafts on line. . Beware when shopping around for them, they come in two different storage sizes -- one that stores the smaller "original" sized EFs (4-1/4"x5-3/4") and one that stores the larger 5x7" sizes.
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I bought one of these embossing folder binders locally and would not buy again. I would go with storing them in a box like most of the other crafters. I found that some of the plastic "sleeves are very tight and I could not get some of the folders in the sleeve without tearing it. Maybe the Darice folders are slightly smaller than Cuttlebug, SU and others, but I buy them all so this product is made by Darice in may only fit their folders. Also, I have some 5x7 folders and they don't fit in this thing at all.
If you're talking about the binders in the Crafters Companion links that I posted above, there are two different binders: one for A2 folders and one for 5 x 7 folders.

I can fit almost all of my A2 folders in the A2 binder pockets, but I agree that not all A2 folders are created equal 'size-wise'. So, for those few A2s that I have that don't fit, I put them the binder that holds my 5 x 7 folders.
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To the OP: I have not had any issues getting all of my folders to fit into one of the two binders sizes.

It's compact storage and it's so convenient and easy to unzip the binder and flip through all of my folders.
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I only have about 10, so I just use a clam shell from an old stamp set. Works great for me and fits neatly on my repurposed DVD shelf.
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I set-up mine in the 5x7 Darice Binders.. I found them to be heavy, and the zipper broke on one within a week. The smell when they are new was absolutely toxic. I had to open them in an unused room on the other side of my house and let them air out for over a week. Still had the strong smell. I figured anything that smelled that strong had to be toxic. I trashed all 4 of them.

I then Put the folders in an Artbin Double Satchel. I just ordered the Stamp and Storage Wooden Boxes with lids. I will update and let you know how I like them. Geese it shouldn't be this hard to organize all of these products.
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