Monday, November 22, 2010

New Photo Organization

While working with my new book

The Organized & Inspired Scrapbooker

I found that I really needed a new way to organize my photos / memorabilia that is ready to scrap.  I collect the memorabilia in an accordion file by month and then when I am ready to print my photos I have everything nice and together. When my photos are delivered I sit down and do ALL of the journaling at once.  I print on vellum paper because vellum matches any paper I use.  I never have to worry about forgetting dates because I do the journals within a year of taking the photo .  Now since changing the way I am storing each project (year) I have found that I need to keep each month in a large envelope to keep the journal, photos & memorabilia together inside my drawer.

I am not sure if I am explaining myself very well but maybe photos will help?

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I think this method will also keep me scrapping because I only have 6 drawers and no room for expansion.   I was going to use the “photo box” idea in the book but I love to enlarge photos and I have over sized memorabilia so photos boxes will not work for me. 

I guess you could call my drawers Extra Large Photo Boxes?  

I will keep you posted on how well they work.

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