I have a pile of scraps on the corner of my scrap desk. I visit it often as I am working on projects, but it never seems to get any smaller...instead it has steadily grown and it taking over more and more of my desk. You see, organization is just not my thing. I really want to be organized and I love to look at containers, jars, baskets and organizational tools but I just can't seem to grasp the concept! I love it when Stephanie Howell posts her flea market finds on her blog and then shows how she took an old cigar box or a cool piece of milk glass and turned it into something useful on her scrapdesk. I just don't see things that way!!
Well, Emily and I have the blog this week and we've been emailing back and forth about things and we came upon an idea. Let's challenge our friends at Studio Calico to help us get organized and use up all of those scraps!
So here is the deal....each day we will be posting a challenge and each challenge will be a little bit different. Some of them will require that you use your scraps and some will require that you share your organizational secrets with us. The winners will receive a free Wisdom, Footnotes or Glossary add on. They are pictured below just in case you have forgotten the wonderful goodies that they contained.
Footnotesons. As you can see below, my method is just not working and I need your help! I started out with shoebox sized plastic containers, but I have quickly outgrown them. Pretty soon, I ended up sticking stuff in a basket on the floor too! Every time I need a stamp for a project, I have to pull them all out and sort through them. It's frustrating and causes me to avoid them if I can. It's a crying shame because you all know how wonderful all of the Studio Calico stamps are and they deserve to be used not just sit in a bin!!!
OK ladies, I'm counting on you to help me out. I was telling Emily today that my Mom is planning a visit for Natalee's birthday next month and I MUST have everything in tip top condition before she gets here. She would have a total fit if she walked in a saw my scrap desk as it is right now! Please help me avoid her disappointment! Check out the total picture of my scrap space.....I'll warn you, it's not pretty.....
.....but it has potential! Help me make this lump of coal into a diamond! I'm looking forward to reading your responses! I'll draw for the first winner tomorrow at 5pm CST.
Emily will be here tomorrow with a challenge that you won't want to miss, so make sure that you check it out.