Sunday, October 12, 2014

Thinlits and Framelits Storage Solution

We have a lot of people and stuff in a small space.  So being creative in organizing is key in our home.  In my life, everything has it's place and there is a place for everything.  The thinlits and  framelits, we sell, are some of my most favorite paper-crafting tools!  When I misplace any part of these collections it's a nightmare... so having a way to hold the collections together is so helpful in being organized.  See this simple trick to holding it all together (well, at least my framelits - lol).
See how easy it is to 'hold it all together' in an attempt to know where all your pieces are.  You'll need to take your Framelits and Thinlits (used with our Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine).  Isn't it always the case that you want the one item you've misplaced - it's the story of my life.
The Framelits and Thinlits collections are amazing tools!!  They take my hand-crafted cards to the next WOW level!
I don't care for the sticky strip that holds the collections together.  Taking a simple addition of magnetic strips or cards you can have a reusable surface and it won't grab any lint!  (The lint of life can be kind of gross.)
Purchased at my local office-supply store, these business card magnetic sheets and magnetic strips are wonderful!  They are usually adhesive on one side and magnetic on the other.
Simply apply them to each collection of framelits and thinlits you own... I do this, usually, the first time I open them up (every deliver is like Christmas and I can't wait).
Once the magnetic strips are in place your collections will hold on in their place and stay there!  See how you can turn it upside down - they remain in place.  I love the Magnetic Platform for this very reason - it makes using the Framelits and Thinlits so much easier in the Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine!
Pop the collection into the plastic sleeve it comes in and you can prevent them from falling out and getting lost when you use them. 
Stampin' Up! has these great Die Storage Boxes!  With three sizes they store all of my Embossing Folders, Framelits, Thinlits, Bigz Dies and more!  I have them perfectly lined up and they help me to keep organized.
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Keeping together your collections is a key in using your paper-crafting tools.  The Thinlits and Framelits are some of my favorite card making tools to use in my Big Shot Die-Cutting and Embossing Machines.  So taking one simple addition allows for my collections to stick together.  No matter the crafting space you may or may-not have... these simple tricks can make keeping them all together easy.  Create stunning paper-crafts, quilting, and card-making items with these amazing tools - and this will help you to find them when you need them (I've learned the 'hard' way to keep my collections together).
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