Thread Organization

So I've started making a list of 2014 goals, and one of the items is to get my thread organized and to acquire all 454 DMC thread colors. Usually when I go to the store to grab a color for a project I grab a couple extra colors too. They're only $.37, how can I pass them up? Well, I started noticing that in doing so, I gravitate towards the same colors. So I downloaded the app XFloss and I'm slowly going through and cataloging all of my current thread. Then I can look at what I don't have and make a shopping list. I also started wrapping my thread a new way. I ... Read More

Fabric Organization Fun

I’ve been attempting to get all of my art supplies and craft stuff more organized.  This was a mini project I tackled that made a big difference. I had seen these fabric organizers on Pinterest and I liked the idea but figured I’d just cut my own pieces of cardboard some time.  However, my friend Cassidy had the idea to use comic book boards instead.  I bought a pack of 100 for $9.99 at my local comic book store, but you can get them on Amazon.  They aren’t as thick as the ones I originally saw, and they are a little shorter, but they get the job done.  It freed up ... Read More