{Craft Tip} for Identifying Marker Colors

Hey guys -- sharing a quick tip that I used to help me identify my markers that didn't have the color on the cap. Works like a charm..... see the video here or watch below. … [Read more...]

Paper Scraps Organization Tip

Being a paper crafter I have found a great way to organize my paper scraps so that I use them first before pulling out a new sheet. In this video I will share how I organize and store them. I've been using this technique for about 2 years and it has really saved me time and money.  I hope that it helps someone else who may have a drawer full of scraps.  :)     Sharing this … [Read more...]

Recycled Can Organizers

Sometimes during cooking or baking I come across containers that are "just too good to throw away" and so I clean them out and hoard "store" them until I find a use for them.  Just like these large chicken cans.   So recently when I was looking for a certain clip for my hair I got so frustrated because I had all of my hair accessories in one basket and they were tangled and mixed up…..I thought to … [Read more...]

{Winter Mantel} for January 2013

I don't usually take down my Christmas decorations until after New Years but this year we decided to give my son a little party to celebrate his 16th birthday.  I really needed the room where the tree was so down came the Christmas decor.  This left my mantel pretty bare.   I went searching online for Winter Decor and came across lots of different ideas.  Most of the colors were white, silver, … [Read more...]

{Craft Punch} Organization

I have an obsession with craft punches -- my favorite punches include the ones by EK Success with the Martha Stewart Crafts coming next.  I also have a big selection of Fiskars, The Paper Studio and other ones in the mix.  I wanted to find a more organized system to display my punches and have them out where I could see them.  Here is a few ideas I found while searching online for my own … [Read more...]

Copic Markers Storage – Take 2 (pictures added)

When I posted my Copic Marker storage last night some of my viewers were unable to see the pictures in the post (sorry) -- so I am posting the pictures again so {hopefully} everyone can see.   If you still can't see the pictures below let me know and I'll send them to you.  :) I found these bins at Office Depot for .97 each … [Read more...]

CJToo’s Copic Marker Storage

As my Copic Marker collection grows I really needed to find a way different way to store them.  I prefer to lay them flat so I can visually see the color top and number - but I don't think storing them up or down is an issue (for marker life span).  Anyhoo's…. I've seen several bins that can be a little pricey and since I don't have a humungous selection (I have 39 and there are 345 colors) I was … [Read more...]

DT Wednesday ~ Organization Tips for Christmas

Hi all and welcome to Design Team Wednesday here at CJToo's blog.  Sorry this is going up a little late today but I am not feeling good at all. :(  I have a doctor's appt. this afternoon and think it's a sinus infection (because of my symptoms).  I just don't need this right now....:(  I am in full force of coordinating the Brenham Craft Show and Holiday Market and I guess I am really wearing down … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Adhesives ~ Video #36

The adhesive you choose to use for your scrapbooking and card making projects is just as important as the pictures and embellishments. In this video I go through the adhesives I have, my thoughts and give you some ideas of what is on the market today for us. This is strictly CraftJunkieToo's opinion.....ÜWhen shopping for adhesives always remember to look for acid-free and this is why? Acid … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Paper Stacks

Hi CJT friends....In this video I talk about paper stacks for scrapbooking and card making. I had a couple of inquiries on the paper I use so here it goes....short and sweet.Not to worry - I have a quick halloween card tutorial coming up in the next few days.....and I'm using the Drippy Goo punch by Martha Stewart....so stay tuned my friends....lots of fall and halloween projects on the scrap … [Read more...]