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How should I store my scraps of papers for collages/etc!?
Cut out of magazines, etc!. I have a bunch of these I've been keeping in a folder, but it's overflowing and just scary!.
The papers are all different sizes, too, which doesn't help!.
So, what's a better way!? Is there any way to keep them organized!?
I have them sorted into groups, but idk what to do with them!.!.!.some in folders, some in Ziplocs!?Www@QuestionHome@Com
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
you could try the transparent pocket/file folders that have holes punched on one side!. you just place your scraps inside the folder & insert it into a binder or file-holder!. you have the added advantage of inserting & removing at will, & at any place you want!.
also, the box files/binders can be placed vertically according to your categories!. this is a neater & more organized option!. label the box folders so that you know exactly which contains what!.
and you won't need ziplocs since the vertical arrangement will keep even the tiniest pieces inside each file folder with no fear of falling out!.
you could even decorate each box file :-))
hope this helps
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I had this problem!.
Well now to save my scraps I use a menella envelope, the big yellow ones!. I make sure that the pieces of paper are flat and I put my manella envelope between my mattress over night if I want the papers to be flat for the next day!.
I also do this to store them beacuse I don't want then to be bent when I want to use them in the future!.
Make sure the papers are flat when you place them in the envelope though!
Good Luck (:Www@QuestionHome@Com
An expanding folder with many slots would work, you could sort by color or whatever!.Www@QuestionHome@Com