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Old 03-21-2015, 12:53 PM   #1
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I've posted to multiple threads multiple times about multiple things I've done over the years in my stamping area (covering several apartments and houses, even), and realized that I don't have any current information anywhere. I rectified that situation with a blog post (too many pictures and all to try to log them here), if anyone cares to see: The Time Has Come...

There are also bits about how I store my stamps and dies and a couple of other tweaks that make things easier for me...
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Why am I not surprised you are so beautifully organized??

You are amazing. TFS.
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Hey, thanks, Lydia!
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Everything looks good Sue. Want to come do mine. lol I work on organizing all the time but never finish. I have been unmounting my stamps to use with the Misti.
My problem is I get an item stuck in my head that I want to use and then I buy and the store doesn't carry any more. Dollar Tree had great baskets with one pull out handle. I got about 6 and can't find again. Wal Mart has these white ones that are a little larger and cost about $2.50 which is OK but they are hit and miss in the stores around here.
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Aaaaaaaaaw what a beautyful place! Just fell in love I'd like to come "over" and play
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I need to take lessons from you on organizing, Sue. Your area is completely perfect!!
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Great space!!! If you ever want to visit VA I have a room that needs organized.
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I am very visual so, I love that you shared the photos and it looks amazingly organized Sue
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Awesome! Sub.
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Love all your organization! I cant imagine this all fitting in a small place - that is great!
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Sue thanks for sharing!! You have given me a couple of great ideas. I don't have a dedicated stamp room either so I understand the challenge of keeping everything neat and organized in a small space.

I like the idea of storing your dies in CD envelopes rather than in CD cases. I am sure the envelopes take less space to store. Mine are in plastic CD cases and I think I will buy CD envelopes for them . Although I don't have a lot of ribbon and I don't have Washi tape I like your idea of taking it off the spool and rolling it . Yours all fit in a small divided box.

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Jealous! Looks great.
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Thanks for the support, everyone! I tweaked everything a bit more today - I can never just leave well enough alone... Minor enough changes that I'm not even sharing, lol!
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Sue, I know you are in Vegas, which is an awesome place, but wouldn't you like to take a 2 week vacation to the suburbs of Oklahoma City, to my house?

I would cook for you, make you lots of coffee and cheer you on while you organized my stuff so it looks like yours!

Really, I am so impressed!
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I am willing to travel anywhere/everywhere I'm wanted/needed, but until I'm independently wealthy, whoever I'm coming to see would have to foot the travel expenses, I'm a-feared...

How far are you from McKinney, TX? My son lives there and I could make a detour
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How far are you from McKinney, TX? My son lives there and I could make a detour
Maybe we actually could meet sometime, Sue. It looks like McKinney is just outside Dallas, and OKC is straight north from Dallas on I-35, just a couple of hundred miles - about a 3 hour drive with traffic.

We used to love to go down to Dallas for weekend get-aways, but as my hubby has gotten older, we tend to stay close to home.
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I just looked at the map and I'd be coming RIGHT THROUGH OKC to get to where my son is
I thought that I had remembered OKC being on I-40, and that's the best way to go (down through Kingman, AZ and then across...), so it's not even a detour! Hmmm...I'll give you a heads-up if/when I head out that way. I need to visit Bev (Texas Grammy), too - she's in that general area. I feel a road trip comin' on!
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I thought that I had remembered OKC being on I-40, and that's the best way to go (down through Kingman, AZ and then across...), so it's not even a detour! Hmmm...I'll give you a heads-up if/when I head out that way. I need to visit Bev (Texas Grammy), too - she's in that general area. I feel a road trip comin' on!
That sounds like fun, Sue! I could meet you someplace convenient on I-40. There are tons of good restaurants along the highway. We could eat and visit. Just let me know anytime you are heading this way and we can work it out.
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Bev is near the DFW airport - how fun! I'm about 3.5 hours south of her. I am going to a class in Dallas at the end of April though. When are you coming?
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Hey, I'm in Plano, which is very close to McKinney. Don't forget about me! Would love to meet you ladies!
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My daughter used to live in Plano - I really liked it! I used to live in Austin, so I'm really, really jealous of you, Lydia! I keep trying to convince my husband that we need to move back there, but he can't deal with the humidity. It's every bit as hot here in Vegas, "but it's a dry heat"...

Sounds like we should plan a mini-Splitcoast Texas/Oklahoma convention! Anyone want to spearhead that? I'll just show up, but I can bring goodies
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What a small world! I lived most of my life in Dallas, Denton and Frisco areas. I've been in Arizona for the past 6 years - house is in contract and we are planning to move to NW Arkansas (or back to Texas if I can persuade DH!) He doesn't like the humidity either, but is wanting back to green, trees and lakes! lol
I can't stand the heat (dry or otherwise) and the dust and desert of Arizona. Plus I want closer to family. My oldest DD lives in Arlington.
Would love to hook up with you ladies sometime!
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awesome. I love how you put die cut silhuettes on with contact paper to easily view die cuts. I have a small section of peg board, but do enjoy that someone came up with those wall organizers
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Awesome organization! I love your use of space! I like how you have your stamps and dies stored!
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Great space! I love seeing everyone's spaces! On a side note....I'm in Wisconsin, overlooking the beautiful bluffs of the Mississippi River! Anyone want to visit me????
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Lovely! I'd be up for a cross-country tour to visit everybody! Who wants to come with? We'll rent an RV and bid adieu to the DHs and all and head on out! (One can dream, right?)
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