Saturday, February 1, 2014

Citrus Twist Kits Organizing Blog Hop!

Hello, hello!  I hope you are enjoying the Citrus Twist Kits Organizing Blog Hop!! This hop is full of fun inspiration, great organizational ideas & awesome prizes! I will be sharing a couple of organizing tips with you to help you get your crafty space organized and more functional, then you can hop to the next designer's page for more awesome tips.

Before I get started though, I just want to let you know about the awesome deal Citrus Twist is running for new subscribers.  Starting today, anyone who signs up for a 3- or 6-month main kit subscription (or for subscribers who refer someone who signs up for a 3- or 6-month subscription and that someone mentions the subscriber's name in the comments section at checkout), Citrus Twist will throw in a FREE 6x6 Studio Calico Printshop paper pad, as long as supplies last.  If you want to sign up before the 5th, leave me a message below and I will let you know how to do it during the pre-sale period.

Now back to the hop!  Here are the prizes:  Two lucky commenters who hop to ALL design team blogs will be entered to win a $10 GC to the Citrus Twist Store...plus we are giving away one Main scrapbooking kit to a third winner!

You just need to leave a comment on EVERY designer's blog to be entered to win. Come back to the main Blog Hop blog post over at Citrus Twist and comment that you hopped to each blog and we will pick a winner from those that commented. CLICK HERE to go to the Citrus Twist Kits blog! Comments end Tuesday February 4th. Winners will be announced on the main Citrus Twist Kits blog by Friday February 7th.  Good luck!

Here are a couple of organizational tips from my scrappy space.

Now, I am not one to spend a fortune on storage and organizational supplies...in fact, I put my scrap space together (including desk and shelving) for less than $100 at good old Target. I do like to re-purpose common household items to work for storing my supplies, and I have a thing for tiffany blue mason jars, so storing items in mason jars is a no-brainer for me.  I have 2 jars that hold all of my gelatos and it's easy to see what colors I have to work with because they're in clear (well, blue) jars.  I also have a larger jar that I use to store my washi tape.  Works great and looks decent, too.



I have to give another Target shout out for this cute little desktop organizer.  The spaces are large enough to fit all of my mists nicely, and they're right within an arm's reach, which is great because I use them so frequently.



Finally, if you have kids you are probably familiar with Melissa & Doug toys and products.  Often their products come packaged in this great wooden packaging with compartments.  We have a ton of these floating around so I snagged one and put it on my desk to hold whatever bits and pieces of paper and embellies I am using on current layouts.  It's great because the compartments are different sizes, and you can lay everything out and see it all very easily.  Beats digging through my actual storage bins, that's for sure!



I hope you have found these tips useful!  Hop on to the next designer via the links below.  Happy blog hopping!


26 comments:

  1. I love those wooden trays!

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  2. Target is awesome! Love those wooden trays!

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  3. The wooden tray looks great!

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  4. enjoyed seeing your posts!! thanks for the inspiration

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  5. Love your ideas! Great idea using the Melissa and Doug boxes! I'm a sucker for any kind of box! lol

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  6. I have those mason jars! Maybe I should try putting my gelatos there!

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  7. I'll have to pay attention to the M&D containers, great idea!

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  8. So organized! Im so jealous!

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  9. OK, totally going right away to steel my kid's Melissa & Doug stamping set storage! :) I<ll tell them you told me to do so. ;) Good tip, really. Thanks for the inspiration. And ingrates on the guest designing this month. :)

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  10. Those wood trays are a beauty! Not only would they look pretty but they'd organize!

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  11. Your Melissa and Doug idea is genius!

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  12. Love the tip. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. Great scrap place! Love it!

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  14. Great space .... thanks for sharing
    Sylvia~

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  15. awesome space! loving the jars!

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  16. love the wooden box :)

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  17. Anything with compartments is great for storage)

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  18. Love the Melissa and Doug organizer! I'll remember that for when I have kids... or if I can find some of those at the thrift store or something. :)

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  19. Another fan of the mason jars! And no wonder, they're awesome!

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