Well, I used to have this stuff all over. Over time the sharpies and bics were in a basket, the scrapbooking pens in CM containers, the fine-tip sharpies in a pen bag, and the watercolor pencils and crayons and the prismas and verithins were in the original tins.
All over the place.
So, one day I was in an art supply store and they had some empty bins sitting there so I got bold and asked if they had any they wanted to get rid of. She gave me one, and told me there was a new one in back and that she'd call me when she found it. I paid $5 for it. So many of my coloring supplies went in them. Later I went back to see if she had another one and got the third one. As I have bought more "stuff" it has been re-organized. The Inktense pencils are the latest addition.
Plus, it's all in rainbow order!
And no, I'm not adding Copics. I'll stick with what I have. I can add individual pencils or markers as needed.
Left to right in vertical rows: Scrapbook markers, SU markers, Distress markers, Inktense pencils, watercolor pencils, watercolor crayons, Prismacolor Premier and Verithin. On top are sharpies and bics. I use those mostly for other uses.
Date: Monday, February 17, 2014 GMT Views: 2482
Registered: October 3, 2009 Location: In a state of grace Posts: 10920
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 @ 5:02 PM
Nice!! I was in Mike's after Christmas and they had two light plywood display units for large letters. I asked if I could buy them and the manager told me to take them - they were just going to recycle or trash them. Glad that I had my station wagon and my son to help me load them. I have them stacked just in the hall just outside my craft room. I use them for my 12 x 12 papers. Would not have shelled out the money it would have cost to purchase units like this. Thanks for your frugal inspiration, Quiltzi!
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Marzi, Punchkateer Apprentice - why use 1 when you can use 2? or 8?
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Thu, Mar 20, 2014 @ 8:18 PM
Lucky lady! I did not get any for that price but when I moved from the basement to a spare bedroom, all the white cubes were on clearance at 75% off so I thought I hit the jackpot to get all my cubes so inexpensively! tfs