Project Life Organization

As I worked on my new workshop Scrapbooking Outside the Pocket for Big Picture Classes I spent a lot of time playing with pocket products. And the more pocket products I collected the more organization I needed! So here are my 3 steps of simple Project Life organization.

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I found that there were three different types of pocket products I used. So I came up with three storage systems. Each system is used for it’s own unique purpose. Let’s take a look.

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First up is my full Project Life kit. The core kits come with these plastic trays. I simply took the tray and put it in the first drawer of my storage shelf. Next to the tray I have a small white basket that stores all of the extra grid and lined cards I have.

When I’m working on Project Life I can just pull out the drawer and it has everything I need.

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But I have more pocket products than just what’s in my Project Life core kit. I’ve been buying lots of Simple Stories, MAMBI, and other pocket products. I use those pocket cards on scrapbooking layouts more than I do in my Project Life album. Since I want to keep track of what collection each card is Β from (for blogging purposes) I want to keep those cards in their original packaging.

For me it’s easiest to keep those packages in a small bin. That way I can easily flip through and see what I have.

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But pocket products also come in 12×12 sheets. And those full size sheets don’t fit in either of my other storage systems. So I found a 12×12 tray that I keep those cards in. Even when they have been cut into, I still find it easiest to toss the remains of the sheet in the tray.

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So there you have it! My three systems for Project Life organization!

Want to learn more about how I use pocket products in regular scrapbooking? Sign up for my new workshop Scrapbooking Outside the Pocket!

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  1. Posted March 3, 2014 at 6:15 pm | Permalink

    So what to do if u have more than one core kit…like maybe 4 or 6??? lol

  2. Posted March 4, 2014 at 4:27 pm | Permalink

    I’m really excited about this class. I have tons of journaling cards in my stash!

    • Posted March 5, 2014 at 9:20 am | Permalink

      I’m excited too Lynn! πŸ™‚ Looking forward to seeing you there!

  3. lynne moore
    Posted March 9, 2014 at 10:12 am | Permalink

    Thanks for the ideas. Every little bit helps corral the inspiration.

  4. Posted March 10, 2014 at 4:43 am | Permalink

    Tee hee! I was going to ask Lynn’s question! πŸ™‚ I have a few 1/4 kits πŸ™‚

    • Posted March 10, 2014 at 7:02 pm | Permalink

      πŸ™‚ I’m going to run into that soon too as I just bought another kit!

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