Thursday, March 3, 2011

I'm just a left-brained girl at heart

This is what my fabric scraps looked like yesterday morning, before I saw this photo on flickr prompting me to make an easy and harmonious improvement to the situation.


And now after a trip to the magical land of Target, they look like this...


I scored the shoe organizer for $7.99, added some 3M Command sticky hooks (oh, how I wish I'd invented those products!), and presto-chango... organization! The bottomless paper bag of scraps is off the closet floor, and I can actually locate a yellow-green piece when blue-green piece just won't do.

* Note the ROYGBIV classification system, further sub-categorized into print ROYGBIV and batik ROYGBIV. I ♥ ROYGBIV organization. The left-brained part of me is very happy today :)

5 comments:

  1. This is brilliant! I totally need to organize my scraps, so I'm buying one of these TODAY. Thanks for the great idea.

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  2. Do you cut your scraps into strips? They look so uniform. I hate to be thick but what is the 'I' for in roygbiv???

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  3. This looks great just the ticket to be able to see whats what when looking for just the right colour - we don't have a target but I am sure another chain store here will have them I am off on a Bear Hunt of sorts to get an organiser ! Thank you

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  4. OK, I found it, indigo, but at mistupid.com, and no, I didn't make that up, they don't use the I in refraction.

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  5. GREAT idea! I love it and just wish I had a door in my studio on which to use it!

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