Before: a messy desk that day.
After: cleaner, with my most used items at hand.
After: My dear engineering husband brought home this used drafting table from work one day. It is awesome and I will show you what I use it for on another day. My desk is parallel to it on the right side, so it makes like a U for me to roll my chair back and forth. Also I love chocolate, so there it is on my window.
Before: embellishments, ribbons, etc...
Before: I even had some embellishments in the plastic drawers below. They were labeled but not as organized as I thought.
After: Candy and small embellishments on these cute little shelves, where I can see them & get to them easily.
After: More embellishments on shelves & ribbons on spools down on the desk in right corner of picture.
After: I took all the retired ribbons, buttons, felt flowers, & other non-SU! odds and ends and put them in jars. (The packaging of these items really did take up alot of space.) Some jars were re-purposed and I feel so frugal!
After: Current ribbons in my ribbon keepers and current embellishments in my stack and store.
Before: Above picture shows my designer papers in my paper holders. Below picture shows my 12 x 12 card stock in paper holders on my rolling cart.
Before and After: I have always had my 8 1/2 x 11 card stock and their scraps in my filing drawers in my desk. They are grouped by Stampin' Up! color collections, with specialty card stock & retired card stock folders in the back.
After: I added more paper holders with retired DSP to my rolling cart. I keep them grouped by the package they came in because I am not talented enough to just pick out matching papers of different colors. (SU! does that for me!) In the accordion file I keep my Simply Scrappin' kits.
After: This huge desk organizer was an ordering mistake on my part. But I realized it was large enough to put files in, so I have my scrapbooking elements swaps (from Hot Swappin' Mamas) in baggies and filed according to season.
After: I removed the closet doors and stacked the plastic drawers. In front of the plastic stacks is my black rolling cart with the 12 x 12 papers/card stock at the bottom and my organizer at the top. It is so easy to roll to my desk when I am scrapbooking and then roll back when I am done!
After: This paper holder on my desk holds my current DSP.
I hope yall like my new stamp room so far. I have re-purposed several things that I really like, even though they are not that pretty, but they really worked for me. I did buy a new rolling chair.
Have a great weekend!