Friday, February 18, 2011

15 Minute Friday

Once again I have allowed my magazine subscriptions to get out of hand.  So now I'm in the process of ripping out layout ideas from each of the magazines.  

I am using the 15 minute principle to get this project done.  Whenever . . . wherever I can steal a few minutes you will find me with a magazine in hand ripping pages.  For example, if I'm watching a television show with my little one I grab a magazine.  While I watch him play in the tub I'm also ripping out LO/sketch ideas from the magazine.  Heck the other day I took 2 magazines with me to the park.  So while DS played with his little friends I kept one eye on them and the other eye on the magazine.  LOL. 

Once I've selected the LOs/sketches I want to keep I then place them in a page protector and organize the page in one of the 3 ring binders pictured below.  You may find more information about the binders here and here.
As a way of saving precious real estate on my bookshelf I am considering altering a wall mounted file holder like the one pictured below.  Besides, the less space I have to save magazines the less likely I am to hoard them.  :-)
Photo courtesy of RSH catalog

As always, thanks for stopping by . .  . 



Cindylu2u said...

Just wanted to say thank you, received my goodie box this week, and just loved it all!!! Thanks so much!!

McVic said...

Im going home today and covering my binders with matching paper!! Thanks for the post! you have made my scrappy place so much cuter!

Yoli said...

Cindy . . . can't wait to see what you create with the goodies.

McVic . . . a $ saving idea is to use wallpaper samples. Stores like Lowes/Home Depot routinely toss out their old wallpaper books & are more than happy to give them away. Glad my ideas are making your craft place a little cuter! :-)

Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment.

suetography said...

You know you're my hero on this! Thanks to you I am no longer a slave to piles of magazines! I do this with ALL my subscriptions now! Thanks for your encouragement!


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