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DIY Sticker Storage! (Stencil or Die-Cut Too!)

DIY  Sticker Storage! (Stencil or Die-Cut  Too!)
hello welcome back to call clutter fairy where I help you get clutter free so that you can live stress-free I've been getting a lot of comments lately asking how to store things like

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s

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s die-cuts things that are flat and I went through and found some great ideas and one of them I'm going to share with you today you know I have these boxes that I love so very much I got them a few years ago at IKEA on clearance so I'm sorry I can't tell you where to find them today Martha Stewart carries a very similar color with a lot of different options both at Walmart at Office Depot staples and I think on Amazon so I do have the magazine holders in my Amazon shop that link is below and if I ever find boxes that match it I will include it but you can find

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boxes at Hobby Lobby Joanne's Michaels so check for things that will fit your decor but most importantly fit the item that you've gotten aside so as I was going through my

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s most of mine came in sheets that would definitely fit within this box so I found this idea where you can custom make dividers that are closed inside so nothing gets lost nothing falls into the cracks here so this is what we're gonna make today things I have an assortment of

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s in here and I don't use

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s very often so I just kind of keep them loose so I just went to Staples and I got a little pack of file folders this was the least expensive option I could find they do have them at the dollar...
diy sticker storage stencil or die cut too
store with a three pack but this was 24 of them and I think I got it for 399 so this was the most economical way to go and as you can see it doesn't quite fit the full length of it but as I was looking at inexpensive solutions cardstock by itself was pretty expensive if I buy one page at a time and this is something I can cut down really inexpensively and either just leave it or if I want to get fancy I can cover it with some sort of coordinated paper to make it pretty in this case I'm going to be showing you again and very inexpensive way to cover it and that's by using this wrapping paper that I found at Daiso a couple of months ago it matches my decor so I've been waiting to find a good reason to use it and today's today I get to use it so the first thing I'm going to do is start sorting out my

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s by the way I want to sort that end so as you can see I am just separating the likes with the like so right now the categories that I kind of have our letters words because an existing word to me is different than having to piece together letters I have baby shower items I have frames because sometimes I like to frame a word and I have a lot of those

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s and embellishments so I'm gonna keep those together I have a lot of little flourish style things I keeping those together and then borders I'm also separating anything happy birthday because to me that's a whole thing that I would go for just on its own but I'd like to know how...
diy sticker storage stencil or die cut too
you break down your categories because each person has to do it in a way that would work best for them alright so since I only have a few sections I am going to keep this pretty minimal at 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 and I'll have one miscellaneous so I'm going to make 8 dividers in this box now I want mine to be self-contained inside of this box I don't want them laying down flat I want them standing up on the inside so as you can see that's not going to work because these are 9 and a quarter inches tall and the box is 8 inches now you can absolutely build this so that the tabs are sticking out and you can label it just like that every time I do a tutorial I always want you to take what works for you and discard the rest but make sure that these suggestions that I gave are really fitting you that's that's the best part of this community is you get an idea you get an inspiration and then you customize it to your own personal needs because my craft room is in a garage I like to keep things close so they don't get dirty it's really dusty in here so I'm going to be cutting these down so that they stand inside and then I'll be putting little tabs on the inside of it so I'm gonna get my paper cutter and I'm gonna start measuring I'm going to use my big old behemoths here for this one I'll see if I can do two at a time so I'm going to go a sixteenth of an inch shorter great I was able to do two at a time your paper cutter will obviously...
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be very different yay alright so again I only needed eight of these so I've got those yeah I've got those set up so now they're all the same height so what we're basically doing is building an accordion so imagine each section is together so that you can just leave through it now file folders always have a very small area that has been scored so that you could open it up if you have a lot and you want to open these make sure that you take that into consideration before you cut them because as soon as you fold this it's going to be at a different height so I hope you can see that make sure you consider that before you open up the bottom I don't have that many stamps so I'm not gonna worry about that but you guys know I love the dollar store love saving money however there are certain times when I think you should spend a couple extra dollars and when it comes to shipping tape which I use for crafts quite often I say definitely spend a couple extra dollars because the thickness of Dollar Tree tape is not good you guys I've always struggled with it it is so thin if it gets stuck to itself easily if it accidentally lands back on the roll it's a nightmare to try and find the end and peel it off so spend the extra dollar two and get a name-brand so that it's thicker and you'll be much happier with it so this can be a little loud I apologize but I am just going to start taping these together okay the other thing I wanted to say so a tape...
on the opposite side of where the natural fold is that will make it easier for the step after this this parts gonna be super quick and easy I'm just go to the next one now if you have a lot of these you guys I don't think that there's there would be a limit really on to how much it would fit except for the size of your box all right here's my last one all right so right now this is what it looks like so here's the taped portion of each one and this is the side I'm going to decorate again you do not have to do this you can certainly just stick it inside of the box this way and start organizing you can write what each category is inside you can put a

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label this is where you get to be creative and do your magic for me I have had these rolls of paper for quite some time and I have been dying to do something cute with it and because it already matches the box so well this is I think what I'm going to use I think wrapping paper is such an inexpensive way to decorate on something like this I know you can get scrapbook paper but sometimes those are close to $1 or more of piece where this whole roll and this is a big thick roll this was only three dollars and you know when you've got that 40% off coupon it just makes it a really affordable solution the tricky part of course is cutting it so that it fits I'm just doing a rough cut on this I you you could get very precise if you want to but I'm just laying the folder open on top of the...
paper and marking where I'm going to go now I do cheat because I am extremely lazy once I have marked it I'm going to fold my paper on that line so that I can cut two at the same time again I get I get Harold for being so creative but you guys I'm truly just lazy so I'm gonna go ahead and cut these out and I'm not going to bore you with cutting out all eight of them at once but I do this for each one of the different colors that I have and then once they're all cut tada all three are magically cut I can now cut them and separate them into the eight separate pieces now big thanks to no whitespace

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s this is where I saw the idea and I of course just kind of customized it to myself but as I cut these open I'm going to fold them in half and this is the exact size that's going to be going into the manila folders so I'm going to take these all apart this one good heavens I could not get to cut this was paper that I got from Ikea and I got a lot of it but it is definitely a very thin paper so it tore easily so I finally gave up and Jeff just got the scissors and hacked at it but I did this for all four of the pieces I would cut them and then fold them in half and then once I had them in a stack is when I kind of got to play with it and see what kind of pattern I wanted so this is the part that was fun is I got to lay it out and really look at how the papers would work together as a pattern so once I got it laid out then I knew I could start...
adhering them to my file folders now you can use whatever medium of adhesion is your favorite whether it's the tape glue oh the guns the dots I personally like spray adhesive something I do want to mention is fold these the opposite way now that they are done this will make it much easier once you have your file folders laid out to just start placing the crease against the the file folder and I'll show you what that looks like but what I do is get a box out and this allows me to safely spray with my can and not get over overspray everywhere but I put it inside the box and then I spray it this first spray was kind of messy I don't know why but this way I could just line up the crease fold it over do not do it flat because what will happen is if you do it completely flat and then fold it you're gonna get a weird crease so use whatever method you want but line the crease up to the paper to the crease of the file folder and then fold it and this will make sure that you have the flat adhesion of paper to your file folder so go ahead and do this with all of your sections again I only had eight but you go ahead and do it for all of yours and the great thing that I like about spray adhesive is it's not permanent so you have a few minutes to pull it up if you do have a crease in it and then you can just lay it right back down so I love that it's very forgiving as you can see this one was kind of ugly so I just folded it and made sure that it was straight and...
voila no problem so now I'm just going to use washi tape to adhere this seams together this just gives it a cleaner look and then I go over those seams and the washi tape with shipping tape this gives a very clean look and also strengthens it since this is where you're going to be touching it the most as you're going through and will allow for a much longer use all right now that I've got that all done it see it looks cute it's got the little sections and it's cleaned up I would just add another strip to the front and the back which is what we adhere to the box and that way it just has that very finished look so I'm going to do that real quick and then we can put it in the box so I just attached the back washi tape directly to it and now I'm going to take that front section and do the same so you can see basically all it's doing is creating a little floating

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area where you can put the things in side so my last little bit of washi tape here I'm gonna go ahead and attach this pretty much so here it's all set up I think it looks so cute and custom and pretty it's my colors already which I love now I've got my section in the very beginning for baby things birthdays borders of course I alphabetized it I've got my flourishes my frames and then over here is a section I desperately need to purge but letters have alphabetic letters and I'm going to go through and pare that down greatly and donate to my school and then...
over here I have miscellaneous and last but not least is word art so this is my new

sticker

s it'll be super easy to go through but like I said you can organize just about anything that you need that's flat so if you have

stencil

s if you have gift cards if you have I don't even know die-cut frames this is a quick way to organize it the important thing is find a

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container that will fit your supplies and then you can customize these and decorate them any way that you like so you are such a creative group I truly love reading the comments and finding your suggestions don't hesitate to say hey Noreen did you ever think of this because you might inspire someone else who hadn't thought of that idea it might Pumped a whole new way of thinking about something that will really help your fellow crafter so I love the comments I love the positivity that you all bring to the table so thank you very much and you guys I just hit 20 thousand of you who like my content thank you thank you thank you it means the world to me so if you're new to my channel if you wouldn't mind clicking that subscribe button and the notification bill not only does that tell me that you're liking what I'm doing but it tells YouTube what you're interested in so it can customize that content to you trying to post twice a week so until then I'll see you on the next video