Tuesday, January 24, 2012

sticker storage {a product review}

i have a problem. i buy stickers. a lot of stickers. i buy them when they are on clearance or on a closeout at big lots or tj maxx but i have a lot of stickers. seriously. it's ridiculous.
i've struggled with a storage solution for my sticker sheets. i tried a homemade clip it up. {took up too much room.} then i tried a drawer in my jet max cube storage area. {since they were tucked away, i totally forgot about them and they never got used.} my last solution was a cropper hopper paper organizer. {again, tucked away, and forgotten.}
my poor neglected sticker stash. i have a goal this year to USE MY STASH. especially stuff that been around for 5+ years.
when i saw this cropper hopper sticker stadium storage tool, i thought i'd give it a try. i got mine at archivers with a 30% off coupon. less than $10 and suddenly i had the sticker storage solution i'd been looking for!
my stickers are organized in one compact place, that is visible and easy to access. {and it's pretty stinking cute.}
here's what it looks like with my sticker stash loaded inside:
and here's a side view:

love it!!! i'm probably going to get at least 2 more. one for rub-ons and another to divide these stickers out a little better.

in other news, my lss is closing. :( i stopped in on my lunch break today and everything was 60% off. she carries a ton of bella blvd, which is my absolute favorite paper company. i got the complete lines of making the team, finally fall, too cute to spook, mr boy, and family dynamix {in addition to a few other random papers} for less than $30. what?!?
so flipping excited. can't wait to play with these papers this weekend!

6 comments:

  1. You are so lucky!! Well, kind of. I am ever-so-slightly jealous of the awesome deals you got on all that Bella Blvd, but I'm sad your LSS is closing. I hate when that happens, and it's happened around my area A LOT! Can't wait to see your creations!

    I also like your sticker storage! I keep all my Doodlebug, KI Memories, Echo Park & Bella with their collections, the rest I have in a medium-size, tall mesh bin that I can flip through. It has been working for me, and I can see what I have so much easier! :) Have fun!

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  2. That looks like a very handy sticker storage item! Sounds like you got some great deals, though I'm also sad about your LSS closing. I love mine--but I know it's been a really slow month for her and I always worry!

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  3. I love the sticker storage! I've been struggling with it for a while, but am using something similar (although mine is supposed to be a tote to carry to crops, and not nearly as thin!) but I love it. I find i'm using tons of stickers now!

    That is so sad about your lss. I've never had one before, there just haven't been any where I've lived, but whenever I visit an area near one I always go. Its so sad when they close, but on the bright side, you did get a great deal on some wonderful paper lines!

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  4. What a great idea for sticker storage! Hope it confines to work out for you!! Sorry about your LSS, but total score on the paper!

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  5. What an awesome storage keeper for your stickers. i need to head down to archivers to pick up 2 paper holders. what scrapstore closed? did you ever go to scrap paper scissors on fields ertle? i know they are closing. what agreat bargin!!!! those are some of my favorite lines

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  6. I love love love stickers too. I use a regular clip it up a lot. It this looks like a good solution too.

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