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Old 01-21-2014, 08:10 PM
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I have been working on these detective journals I am making for the kids in my Religious Ed class. They are so anxious to get them! They are pretty cool, if I do say so myself. My husband thinks I am crazy for putting so much time into them, though.
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I bet the kids will save them. They are lovely. Judi
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Hubbies often don't seem to "get it" when it comes to crafting. I'm going to bet that making them brings great satisfaction to you as opposed to just buying a $1 notebook and being done.
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Ditto what Penny said!!!!
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It's hard for me not to see a notebook and think "that should really be altered!" Lots of people don't understand that!
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I resolved to use what I own, but first I had to find and organize what I own! So last week I got all of my printed papers and card stocks in order. Then on Sunday, I made a spreadsheet complete with photos of all of my acrylic stamp sets, which is mostly what I own. Today, snow everywhere from yesterday's storm so I am tackling the CARD PILE. I have gathered as many of my unsent cards together and plan to organize them by type, and make a sub pile of those that need to be completed. I will be better able to complete them, because I will know what category of card I am low on. Then I will pick cards to send to all known occasions for this year and put them at my bill paying desk. The others I will store in a big clear tub with a lid, by category, so I can pull out a card when I hear of someone who could use a pick up. That is, after all, how I got started making them!

Wish me luck. This is what I am starting with...
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Good for you Linda. I don't even know where to start.
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Linda, I love the journals and I'm sure the kids will too. Things like that really capture their attention.

I'm glad I'm not the only one with a stockpile of unsent cards! I always intend to send them, then don't. I need to get organized too!

As for inventorying supplies, I'm working on a picture inventory of my craft supplies. So far I have all my PW stamp sets and templates entered. It's really cool because all I have to do to get stuff in is scan the product barcode. It also has a field for location, so I can enter exactly where things are. Here are some screen shots.
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I'm jealous Judy! My stamp inventory took waaaayyy more time. I didn't consider myself behind the times, but I guess I am!
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Awesome Judy! If that was an app, I bet you could sell it!
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