Let's start out with some practical advice before we get to the pretty pictures.
Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
A. A. Milne
The trouble with organizing a thing is that pretty soon folks get to paying more attention to the organization than to what they're organized for.
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Eliminate that which is worthless to make room for that which is priceless.
UnknownLeslie is much more likely to reach for her goodies when they are at hand & visible. Her desktop lazy susan includes this vintage jelly jar filled with eye-catching brads.
Because they are glass you can see at a glance what is in them.
These glass spice jars were found at a charity shop.
Lisa is all about the pretty as well as practical and likes to find mismatched items for different bits and pieces.
Ikea is a popular haunt and these plant and candle holders are perfect for items such as flowers, ribbons and brads.
And this plastic divider is an reasonably priced but practical place to divide up her pocket page cards.
And her pièce de resistance is this small vintage tea set étagère made by her sister which is the perfect collecting place for all the tiny bits and pieces that end up on the scrap table. Popping them on this means that they are always close to hand and looks super cute to boot. Result!
If you'd like to see more details, Lisa has some close up pictures up on her blog today. Check it out here.
This is our last post in this series, and we hope you've enjoyed it. If you have any ideas on what you might like our Master Forgers to weigh in on, do send us your suggestions. We enjoy sharing scrappy ideas with you.