Professional organizers will tell you that when it comes to paper, vertical storage beats horizontal every time. For everyday filing needs, hanging file folders make it easy to find and retrieve papers and records. No shifting and sorting stacks of paper; just flip, drag and drop!
Fast-forward to the scrap room! Scrap-sized hanging file folders are super storage solutions for 12-inch by 12-inch patterned paper, cardstock and scrap-of-the-month club kits.
Commercial products are available for scrap use, but they're expensive and hard to find--and some "made just for scrappers" products are a proprietary size that's hard to use with ordinary office furniture.
Solution: make your own.
This idea, we love. From the Scrapbooking Blog at CraftGossip.com, a picture is worth a thousand words:
Scrapbooking. It's a hobby that leads to fun, family memories ... and back pain. Long hours at the scrap desk can wreak havoc on joints and muscles. Worse, a stiff neck can get in the way of layouts, layouts, layouts!
Planning your scrapbooking room or scrap area, keep ergonomics in mind. Web site ScrapJazz offers this guide to proper planning for your scrapbooking space ... and your body: