I can’t deny it, because many of you have seen for yourselves, I have an awesome scrapbook space. With drawers, shelves, and cubbies for every last product, I’ve got a spot for everything. There’s just one glitch, though, in the original plan for organization that doesn’t always work for me. I’m very much a visual person, and out of sight is often out of mind. When my space was first renovated, I divided one of the pull-out drawers with wire mesh c.d. storage bins. They stored my packaged embellishments neatly, but over time the bins got a little too full, and just weren’t functional for me.
I’ve been considering a solution for a while now that many of you wise scrappers were already onto. I thought a Clip it Up by Simply Renee was the answer to my problem. I’ve known about the Clip it Up system for a quite a while, and have always been impressed by the variety of options they have to help a scrapbooker get organized. Well, yesterday, my new toy arrived.
Putting it together couldn’t have been simpler. In less than five minutes, I was done. I decided to take baby steps and just start with the main base unit. I wanted to see how much would fit on this before I bought the upper tier add-on. Oh man, do I love my new toy. I feel like its Christmas morning!
I went through the whole drawer and had a blast saving this, and purging that. It’s so exciting to find really cool stuff you’d forgotten you even had. I could hang any size packaging on it, but when I hit the end of my clips, and still had more sheets of letter stickers to hang, I figured I had my answer to the question of whether or not I needed the upper tier. Yep, I do. My family’s home on spring break this week so they all got to see my excitement over it. Did they get it? Well, their enthusiasm was sweet, but maybe you have to be a scrapbooker to understand the thrill.
As a newbie to the Clip it Up system, I’m just blown away by how far its been upgraded since it first came on the market. They now have a Clip it Up mini, a Jumbo version for 12×12 papers and kits, wall-mounted solutions, an under-the-shelf rod, and ribbon trays. Here’s what my Clip it Up will look like with the upper tier added:
But wait….its about to get even better….
They’re introducing an enormous system for storing just about every product you own. It starts with the All-In-One frame to which you can add trays and rings to fit your product stash. The beauty of it is when your space is cramped, and you don’t have room to spread out, you can spread….up! Its got ample room for paper, paints, ribbons, you name it, and its all in sight, in mind, and at your fingertips. This new system’s not available just yet, but you’ll be able to get your hands on it this summer.
All this organization has really inspired me. I feel a page coming on! Polly
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