4 Days Until the February Release

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Ready to rock out your crafting? Today’s post is right up your alley. Let’s make some beautiful music together, shall we?

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on February 3. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and all winners will be announced at 8:30 PM EST on February 3 on the MFT Blog.
Print Somebunny is thinking of you. Somebunny wishes you were here. Somebunny needs a hug. We’re so glad Birdie Brown has provided the means to recognize them all with this absolutely adorable set. Five bunnies, two chicks, and a versatile collection of sentiments and accents make this set an essential addition to your stamping tool box.

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See more of the Somebunny stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

See more of the Somebunny Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

The music-themed Keep on Rockin’ stamp set will delight your eyes, entice your ears, and rock your world. A variety of all-occasion sentiments, some featuring graphic accents, create a harmonious duet with the coordinating images.

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See more of the Keep on Rockin’ stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

Acknowledge the music lovers in your life with the Headphones Die-namics. Layer the included elements, using the emboss lines for perfect placement, to create realistic, dimensional headphones in two different sizes.

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See more of the Headphones Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Rock out your next card with the MP3 Player Die-namics. Each of the two included sizes features emboss line details, layering pieces for added dimension, and headphones that won’t tangle (bonus!)

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See more of the MP3 PlayerDie-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

The 4 ¼” x 5 ½” Equalizer Stencil coordinates with the Keep on Rockin’ stamp set, Headphones Die-namics, and MP3 Player Die-namics. The neat rows of stacked rectangles are ideal for multi-colored inking techniques for added interest and color coordination.

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We hope you’ll stick with us for the remainder of our countdown – we’re down to just four days until the February release can be all yours! To see what we did created with today’s sneak peek products, keep clicking through our Design Team member blogs. Our February guest designer, Laurie, is joining us again today so don’t forget to make her blog a priority stop!

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The February Release Countdown Begins

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Candy colors, spring imagery, and delectable delights are just the beginning of the February release. We’re adding yet another six colors to our Replenishments line (yay!), along with fourteen new Die-namics sets, ten stamp sets, and three new stencil designs. We’re confident that his collection will make you sing.

  • You can enter to win by commenting on each of the five countdown posts on the MFT Blog before Noon EST on February 3. Please leave only one comment per person, per day.
  • One winner will be randomly selected from each countdown day, and all winners will be announced at 8:30 PM EST on February 3 on the MFT Blog.
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With these additional colors, we’ve brought the total to eighteen color additions over the past few releases – wow! So many opportunities to expand your collection and meet any needs you have in your crafting and card making endeavors.

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Follow the provided digital sketches, or become your own architect. Either way, Blueprints is the foundation of your creativity.

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See more of Blueprints 22 Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Lisa Johnson Designs always provides uplifting messages and Spring Tulips is no exception. This set offers three sentiments and tulips in both solid, and line drawn options for a unique look with every project. The coordinating Die-namics includes dies for each of the ten stamp images.

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See more of the Spring Tulips stamp set HERE or by watching the video below.

See more of the Spring Tulips Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

The hard-working Inside & Out Diagonal Stitched Rectangle STAX Die-namics does double duty creating four rectangles with a diagonal stitch line around the perimeter and leaving behind three resulting frames with a matching detail element. For optimum results, run these dies through your machine diagonally, one at a time. If more pressure is required for your machine, please add a metal shim to your die-cutting sandwich.

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See more of the Inside & Out Diagonal Stitched Rectangle STAX Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Like the previous set, the Inside & Out Diagonal Stitched Square STAX Die-namics includes dies that will produce four squares and three frames featuring a diagonal stitch detail around the shape’s perimeter. For optimum results, run these dies through your machine diagonally, one at a time. If more pressure is required for your machine, please add a metal shim to your die-cutting sandwich.

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See more of the Inside & Out Diagonal Stitched Square STAX Die-namics HERE or by watching the video below.

Add some natty haberdashery appeal to your projects with the Houndstooth Background. This small-scale pattern is ideal for imparting a masculine feel when done in classic colors but can easily be transformed into modern and trendy with a bright color palette.

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See more of the Houndstooth Background HERE or by watching the video below.

For our February release, we’re delighted to have Laurie Willison joining us to share her take on the new stamp sets, Die-namics, and stencils. Welcome, Laurie!

Click through to each of our Design Team member blogs to see what they’ve created with the new February release products. And remember, the fun is just beginning. We’ll be here every day until the new release products become available on February 3!

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Smitten with Lea

Join us in welcoming Lea Lawson to the blog! She’s sharing two beautiful cards with all of us today.

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but I think it is important to give love notes to your special someone all throughout the year! So for my card today I created a love card without a Valentine’s Day theme to it! I started by layering blocks of vellum & heart bokeh paper together. I then stamped the three hearts from the All My Love stamp set onto it, covered them in gold glitter embossing powder, and then heat set them. I stitched two lines to it, and then adhered the entire block to a white card base. I then splattered some gold mist to the front.

Next I stamped the sentiment from Smitten with You to a strip of white cardstock, then trimmed it to look like an arrow. I layered it with a knot of gold thread to the front of the card using dimensional adhesive. I added a gold enamel bow to the sentiment arrow to finish it!

Be sure to use your love themed goodies from My Favorite Things all year long, and create sweet sentiments for your favorite people all year long!

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I love bright & cheery colors, and I happen to think they are perfect for a nice thank you cards! And combining My Favorite Things stamps & Die-namics makes putting them together a breeze!

I started with an aqua colored card base, then die cut the dotted border from it. I added a strip of white cardstock underneath to really make them pop! Then I die cut the polka dot paper using the angled block & circle from Blueprints 18. I adhered the block to the bottom of the card using dimensional adhesive. I diecut the circle again from yellow star paper, and adhere it inside the circle on the angled paper block.

Then I die cut the star using Blueprints 18 from red & white striped paper. I layered them inside of the circle, popping up the inside star with dimensional adhesive. I die cut the banner from oatmeal card stock, and stamped the sentiment onto it. I adhered the sentiment banner below the die-cut stars. To finish, I threaded three buttons with twine and accented the circle & sentiment banner with them.

Using the Blueprints 18 Die-namics is an easy way to mass produce really amazing cards! The bright colors would be perfect for sending out thank you cards after a birthday party!

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Welcome to the Party, Karin!

We’ve been featuring cards from Karin Åkesdotter all month. She’s shown to us how fabulously well she can showcase a variety of styles and products – all with equal aplomb. Today, she’s back with one more January guest post.

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How great is this idea for a birthday invitation or party activity? A photo of the birthday boy provides the perfect canvas and a handful of die-cut accents created with the Photo Booth Props Die-namics (slide them into a coordinating envelope you’ve created with the You’ve Got Mail Die-namics!) allows the recipient to have some fun dressing up the man of the hour.

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Wait, did I say guest post? I guess technically, this is Karin’s last guest post but that’s only because with our February release countdown (which starts in just two days!) Karin is joining us as the newest member of the design team. Welcome, Karinwe’re so glad to have you.

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When it comes to beautifully unique backgrounds, Barbara can’t be topped. She’s got a way with combining subtle colors and textures into a background that provides interest to the card without overwhelming the layers positioned on top.

The Tiny Hearts Background is the perfect vehicle for adding heat embossing and a stunning watercolor resist look created with MFT ink refills. Background stamps and stencils allow for so many different mixed media techniques!

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We’d love to see what you’re doing with MFT background stamps and stencils! Make sure to tag #mftstamps when you share your projects on social media so we can give you some love.

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Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve

PrintBefore we get to today’s Creative Challenge, I’ve got a long list of winner’s to share from last week’s 5 Days to an Organized Crafty Stash series! If you’re one of the lucky ones listed, please email Susan with your name and mailing address so we can get those packages shipped out as soon as possible! Make sure to include MFT Prize Package # Winner in the subject line so we can process these quickly :) Ready?

Prize Package #1 Winners: Stamps

Tara Chaussee (commented January 19 9:54 am)

Denise Evans (commented January 19 4:44 pm)

Prize Package #2 Winners: Stencils

Michel E. (commented January 21 8:04 pm)

cathy (commented January 20 8:32 pm)

Prize Package #3 Winners: Die-namics

Ann (commented January 22 10:44 pm)

Susan Powell (commented January 23 11:06 am)

Prize Package #4 Winners: Card Stock

Shanice (commented January 23 12:01 pm)

Sabrina Radican (commented January 22 3:25 pm)

Grand Prize Winner

Karin Sylvester (commented January 24 7:14 am)

Congratulations to ALL the winners! We had such an amazing week and hope you’re all feeling just a bit more in control of your stash. We have so much more planned for the months ahead – stay with us for so much more excitement!

Now, onto the challenge!

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Card makers are a pretty sentimental bunch overall and we think that is a great thing. We spend our time showing family and friends (and sometimes strangers!) that we care deeply for them. This month, we’ve challenged our team to embrace this season of love full-force by creating projects that feature love in the most literally way: with lots of hearts. Any color, any material – hearts will stand strong as a dominant design element that simply can’t be missed.

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Kimberly dyed hemp cord to create this stringed delight. The Stitchable Heart STAX Die-namics is the perfect choice for a look like this – the holes are already included for easy placement of your brads and cord!

Ready to see what the rest of the team has up their sleeves? Click on through for inspiration to that will keep you crafting into Valentine’s day and beyond.

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5 Days to an Organized Crafty Stash – Ink Storage

Print Print Here we are at the end of the week! I trust you’ve got a weekend of organizing on your to-do list. If not, we’ve given you enough ideas to get you motivated to find some time to work on your creative spot!

Today we’ll focus on all of those glorious inks and refills that you hoard have and how you can get them organized.

If you love to “get inky” as the saying goes, you’ll love the ideas you’ll find here today, and I can GUARANTEE that you are going to super duper puffy heart the Grand Prize we are offering today. But I digress! We’ve got some inspiring and versatile ideas to tame your ink obsession.

Ink and Refill Storage and Organization Solutions

Let’s start simply with a concept we’ve been hitting home ALL week long. It’s important to label everything and your ink pads are no exception. Take a look at how Stephanie labels her ink pads for quick identification and a perfect match.

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Amy has a great way to label her reinkers. She punches a small card stock circle and adheres it to the top. I love how she keeps the circle punch right there in the ink drawer for easy access.

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Keeping it together is a smart way to increase productivity and lessen frustration. Jodi keeps her used daubers with the coordinating ink colors. And they are labeled, too. OF COURSE!

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Kimberly keeps baskets handy filled with her mini blending tools and foam blending tools so that they are easy to grab in the midst of creative inspiration!

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Barbara stores her inks upside down to keep the ink pad juicy. Her labels even read correctly in the upside down position!

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Cindy’s inks create a beautiful rainbow as she orders her colors and ink types according to hue. This makes searching for just the right pink (or red, blue, or green!) an easy task.

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Lucky Michele! Her husband created this custom ink shelf with space for pads and reinkers side-by-side. It’s 15″ long x 10″ tall, 3 ¾” deep with about 3″ between each shelf. As she claims, “He needs to make a bigger one!”

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Julie’s collection is seriously *gasp* worthy! Her inks are stored in this Standard Ink Pad Holder from Stamp-n-Storage. Since the storage units comes in natural birch, she was able to customize them with a little paint to fit the dark espresso color of the rest of the furniture in her craft palace.

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Sharon’s Distress Combo Holder comes from Stamp-n-Storage as well. And can I say Holy Crapunzel! There are slots for ink pads, reinkers, AND markers. Seriously. I die.

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Melody purchased her handy storage solution from our friends at OrganizeMore, a family owned business in the hills of Tennessee. This 60 Ink Pad Organizer has room for her ink pads, reinkers, and sponges.

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MFT Founder Kim is a huge fan of her Pro Ink/ReInk Organizer from OrganizeMore. There are 64 slots for ink with 64 corresponding cubbies for the reinkers. Isn’t it dreamy? Wouldn’t you like to have one, too? Keep. Reading.

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Ready to hear about that AWESOME, AMAZING, and downright ASTOUNDING grand prize?

One commenter on today’s post will receive the following GRAND PRIZE in celebration of our 5 Days to an Organized Crafty Stash series: 50+ Hybrid Ink Pads from My Favorite Things and the Pro Ink/ReInk Organizer fromOrganizeMore!! Are you still breathing?

And just so YOU aren’t left out of all of the awesomeness, OrganizeMore is offering every single one of you this discount code : MFT15. This offer will be valid until Saturday, January 31st, and will give you a 10% discount on your entire order (before shipping).

Here’s how to enter for your chance to win our Grand Prize: Leave a comment on this blog post letting us know which tip from this blog or the blogs of the Design Team members was your biggest AH-HA! moment this week. All winners from the blog series this week will be announced next week! Who knows? It could be YOU!

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Now scurry off to the blogs of the Design Team to see what else they have up their sleeves when it comes to their ink storage.

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5 Days to an Organized Crafty Stash – Card Stock Storage

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We are having such a blast sharing our ideas with you this week. Let the craft room purge and organization commence!

Today we shift our focus to the bread and butter of our hobby –  card stock.

The card base is the foundation for our handmade greetings, and while we often cover it with delicious stamping, adorable die cuts, and creative techniques, it wouldn’t  and couldn’t come together without card stock. From storage and labeling to scraps and inspiration, we have a myriad of options to get you thinking!

Card Stock Storage and Organization Solutions

Whether your card stock supply is small or mighty, it’s important to have a dedicated spot for keeping everything organized.

One simple way to store card stock in an easy-to-access way is to utilize a file drawer and hanging file folders like Melody does. Standard hanging file folders comes with plastic tabs for easy labeling. Melody stores hers by color, but you could alphabetize as well. It’s all in what works for you!

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Michele uses shelf space to display her card stock. It looks awfully pretty, and it’s easy to see and get to in a flash.

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If you have a larger craft room, you could use office mail slots for card stock storage like Cindy does. Scour thrift shops and second hand stores for pieces like this. And you’ll notice that Cindy still needs to work on labeling everything. A true testament to the fact that craft room organization is NEVER done! And we get a bonus peek at how Cindy stores her ribbon rolls as well.

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Sharon stores her card stock in magazine holders. She also protects each color family and keeps them together with Job Ticket Holders like the ones that you can find HERE from Office Depot. And of course, each one is properly labeled!

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Speaking of labels, here are a few ideas for keeping everything in tip top order.

I use these paper holders from Storage Studios for all of my cardstock. Though it’s somewhat obvious which colors go where, I’m a bit of a label fanatic, and I like to make things pretty. I used my computer to create these labels in a Word document. I then printed and circle punched them and added a scallop punch behind. With the help of my Crop-A-Dile, I punched a hole in the plastic and the label and tied on a ribbon.

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Kim uses her label maker and Post-it Durable Tabs to be able to quickly identify which pink is which (or any color for that matter!).

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Jodi has a cute way to label her card stock that also serves as decorative and allows her to play with die cuts. All colors are identified with a heart in the appropriate color and a white die cut flag with the name. You can see that she uses stacking clear desktop trays in her room.

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Amy keeps track of her card stock colors in a portable way that can sit on her desk and makes it easy to find the exact color she is looking for. Cut a small rectangle of each color, write the name on it, punch a hole, and add it to a ring. Smart solution!

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Kimberly loves to find color inspiration from our MFT Color Challenges. She prints out the image of the color combination and then punches circles to match. What a great way to choose colors when you feel like you’re stuck in a rut or need some inspiration.

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Now what about those scraps? Yep, we have some ideas for that, too!

Julie has found yet another resourceful way to use the Large Clear Pockets from MFT — pop your scraps inside

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And finally, Barbara has come up with an ingenius way of making her scraps useful. Once she’s cut into a piece of card stock, she trims A2 sized panels and keeps them in a small file box with dividers. If you use less than half of the piece, you should also be able to create ready-made card bases, too.

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All of this glorious color has really been DEEEEElightful, hasn’t it?

OK – let’s admit it. You want to know what prize is up for grabs today. Let’s see what we have for two lucky winners today: a card stock sampler (that’s 43 sheets of sensational hues!), 25 sheets of smooth white card stock, and 4 paper holders from Storage Studios! How awesome is that?

Here’s how to enter for your chance to win: Leave a comment on this blog post letting us know which color you find (besides neutrals) you always find yourself reaching for. All winners from this week will be announced next week!

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And as you know – these tips are only the TIP of the proverbial iceberg. Head on over to the blogs of our Design Team members to explore even more amazing ideas to tame your card stock stash.

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5 Days to an Organized Crafty Stash – Die-namics Storage

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Alright, we’ve gotten your stamp and stencil stash under control. What’s next?

Yes, it’s definitely time to tame your growing collection of Die-namics! From oh-so-cute to girly and graphic, there’s a dizzying array of dies to be had, and if you’re anything like me, YOU WANT THEM ALL!

From simple do-it-today to completely revolutionary, we’ve got a veritable smorgasbord of ideas for you to peruse. Warning – this post may cause you to forego all laundry folding, dish doing, dinner making, and errand running.

OK – I know you’re just DIE-ing to get started, right? Let’s cut to the chase and get started! {I enjoy puns so much, don’t you? *wink*}

Dienamics Storage and Organization Solutions

Let’s set the scene — your new dies arrive in the cutest little box from My Favorite Things. At this point, everything else in life ceases to exist. Give yourself permission to go DIRECTLY to your die-cutting machine for the sake of organization. I’m not even kidding!

Here’s what Julie does. When the new Die-namics arrive, she cuts every single die in the set and and puts the results with the dies. I know that there are times that I don’t know what it will look like until I cut, so I love this idea! And she gets to play with and squeal over her new Die-namics immediately. See? Permission granted.

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The large and small clear pockets from My Favorite Things are an excellent solution for getting everything organized. You can see how Michele has used both sizes for her Die-namics.

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Don’t forget to label everything! We’ve created printable label templates for you to download for our MFT stamps, stencils, and Die-namics. These .doc files are fully editable and are compatible with 1 3/4″ x 2/3″ 8195 Avery Return Labels, 1 3/4″ x 1/2″ 8167 Avery Return Labels, and all comparable sizes. You can find them HERE.

On Monday, Barbara shared a smart tip about storing Die-namics that are compatible with stamp sets all in one pocket. What a clever idea!

In Keisha’s pretty craft room, stylish storage is the name of the game. Find a great basket and store your Die-namics there. You can see that she makes use of the clear pockets as well.

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If there’s a die you use ALL OF THE TIME, why put it away? Jody hangs her often used dies on hooks for easy access. Having what you use the most within arm’s reach is a must to spur on your creativity!

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A simple shoe organizer like this one pictured or the over-the-door versions can make organizing simple and affordable. You would be surprised at HOW much those pockets can hold and how durable they are. They are also great space savers. Thanks to Teri for this fantastic idea.

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Cindy gathers all of her Die-namics in the My Favorite Things  pockets and files them away in this handy bin from InterDesign (she got this idea from Jennifer McGuire). The bins work great for stamps, too. You can find them HERE. I wonder if InterDesign knew that their refrigerator bins were perfect for die and stamp organizing? I kind of doubt that!

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Sharon uses the same bins as Cindy. And here’s what’s pretty nifty — at 12″ x 4″ x 14.5″ these bins fit many cube storage options like these from IKEA. Make sure you measure before you buy, though. Not all cubes will work.

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I love Kim’s clever idea! She took the Cricut Organizer from Organize More and placed it on its side in a drawer in her custom craft cabinet featured on Monday’s post. As many others, she finds the clear pockets in both sizes helps keep everything together.

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If having EVERYTHING out in the open is more your style, we have several cool ideas to create a statement in your craft area.

When my sister and I moved into our town home last March, we were delighted by the possibilities in the walk-out basement. We decided to remove the doors from the laundry closet to open things up and then got the brilliant idea to use it for craft storage. We turned it upside down and placed it against the wall. The dies attach to Avery printable magnet sheets that you can find HERE. The slats are awesome for placing completed cards, too! PS – I need to add MORE soon. Thanks to Erin Lee Schreiner, MFT Challenge & Inspiration Creative Team member for the magnet sheet tip!

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Speaking of Erin Lee, she simply places her magnet sheets on the wall – what a statement that makes! Her little red-headed guy is pretty enamored with it!

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Barbara has an impressive solution in her room as well! She places her dies on the doors of the closet in her craft room. Raise your hand if you want to visit Barbara and take advantage of that collection of Die-namics!

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I don’t know about you, but this post has been kind of amazing, right? Before you get started on the idea of your choice, take a look at awesome prize we’ve gathered for two lucky winners. We’ll ADD to your Die-namics stash with the following dies Stitched OvalsEmmitt Alphabet and Number & Symbols, and Pierced Circle STAX, but also give you the fantastic resource of 100 Small Storage Pockets.

Here’s how to enter for your chance to win: Leave a comment on this blog post letting us know what manual die-cutting machine you use and what you love about it. All winners from this week will be announced next week!

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And would you believe that there’s SO MUCH MORE to learn! Make sure you visit the blogs of our Design Team for even more tips, tricks, and ideas for Die-namics storage and organization.

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5 Days to an Organized Crafty Stash – Stencil Storage

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Today we’re going to focus on stencil storage.

Stencils have made quite a comeback in the paper crafting industry. I remember having an alphabet stencil on a ruler when I was in grade school. Now wasn’t that handy? And then in the 80’s those bad boys were used to sponge paint quaint designs on walls of homes and classrooms all around the globe. But these days they are paired with spray mists, pastes, paint, gesso, and all the delightful messy mediums, allowing us to playfully create with color and texture and style.

But how to store them? Let me tell you — We. Have. Ideas!

Stencil Storage and Organization Solutions

One of the best ways to start is by keeping it simple. Keisha has a plastic folder attached to the side of her desk where she stores her stencils. Talk about easy access! It’s simple, practical, and a great use of space.

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Another great idea comes from Jodi. Since unused stencils are sometimes hard to see, she stores a “test” of the stencil so that she can easily see what it will look like once it is used.

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Amy has a dedicated drawer for her stencil storage. When it comes time to create, she can grab this drawer and take it to her work area. An added bonus: there’s room for other supplies she’ll use when creating with stencils!

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Each of Stephanie’s stencils is removed from the original packaging and lovingly labeled and placed in these flap pockets from Clear Bags. At 6 7/16″ X 6 1/4″, they are the perfect size for 6×6 stencils.

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Barbara uses the same pockets from Clear Bags, and once she has them all packaged and labeled, she stores them upright in a bin and categorizes them by type (with stencil supplies tucked neatly behind). Her section dividers are created using common file folders that you can find in any office supply store. They are sturdier than cardstock (and who wants to waste their cardstock?). You might have some already in your home office, right? Use a corner rounder to avoid getting the sleeve of your sweater caught on the pointy corners.

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6×6 album pages like these in the My Favorite Things boutique are another fantastic option for storing stencils. Sharon stores hers much like Barbara does, but in page protectors rather than flap pockets.

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You can also do what Kim does. She uses 6×6 album pages and connects them all with a loose-leaf ring. This solution is fantastic for hanging on a hook on the wall for easy access and more desk space.

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Cindy likes to keep her stencils tucked away in a 6×6 album. It keeps things tidy (and awfully pretty!).

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Don’t forget to label everything! We’ve created printable label templates for you to download for our MFT stamps, stencils, and Die-namics. These .doc files are fully editable and are compatible with 1 3/4″ x 2/3″ 8195 Avery Return Labels, 1 3/4″ x 1/2″ 8167 Avery Return Labels, and all comparable sizes. You can find them HERE.

Wow! Such GREAT ideas, am I right? We’ve given you a lot to ponder about storing your stencils, and we want to give away two prizes, too!  We’ll ADD to your stencil stash with Concentric CircleLarge Chevron StripesStargaze , Graduated Hearts, and Sun Ray. Here’s how to enter for your chance to win these five stencils: Leave a comment on this blog post letting us know your favorite way to use stencils. All winners from this week will be announced next week! Print And this is just the beginning! Make sure you visit the blogs of our Design Team for even more tips, tricks, and ideas for stencil storage and organization.

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