Friday, May 19, 2017

Tip - How to ORGANIZE your Stamp Sets

Tip - HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR STAMP SETS


Trying to remember which stamp sets you have and exactly what is part of every stamp set can be very frustrating.  Well here's a tip video to help you tackle that problem.  Remember a little work on the front end ALWAYS pays big dividends on the back end.  I hope this video helps you tackle this age old problem and also brings a giggle to your lips!

Check out the Tip Video Here:


Michele Wright
Michele Wright

Hi Guys, Michele here, thanks for visiting The Cow Whisperer’s Creative Cards. I hope I have not only inspired you to create, but also reminded you to take time to do what makes your soul HAPPY. Happy Crafting!!!

25 comments:

  1. Great idea, I have always done this with the exception of putting the copy in alpa order. My stamps are in alpha order so I can find what I need that way. I tried to open on YouTube and it says goes to Country livin. Just mentioned so you can check it out.

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  2. Verna, thanks so much. Can you clarify where you had a problem so I can make sure I correct it please. I checked YouTube on my end and it appears correct but I want to make sure I'm checking the correct area, thanks again :)

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    1. It works fine for me today! I feel like I have too many stamp sets for this, tho it's a great idea if you prefer a QUICK paper inventory. I've started using Evernote, and I like that it's digital, so I can tag every set with keywords and search for, say "birthday" or "bird" and it will show me every set I've tagged, so I can compare and choose. Still a work in progress, tho.

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  3. Oh my what a excellent idea, especially putting the stamp set front in the PRINTER to copy, genius! Thanks for this tip, will use it for sure.

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    1. So glad you liked it Sue, make sure and subscribe to my YouTube channel as I will have a tip video every Friday. Us OCD girls gotta help each other out ;)

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  4. Oh My Gosh! This is brilliant! I have been searching for an idea that would work for me & this is the BEST yet. I have debated taking the sets apart & filing with all flowers in one, dogs in another, etc. but really was not sure about breaking up the sets since they work well together & then would need to sort thru lots of files to put one set back together to use. Problem solved. Thank you for taking the time to show this.

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    1. Wooohooo, so glad to help. I'll be posting Tip Videos every Friday so make sure and subscribe so you don't miss any ;)

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  5. What a great idea, I was taking each stamp out and stamping it then putting a number on the case and then putting it in a binder your idea just saved me so much more time. Thank you!

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    1. Wooohooo, so glad it will help you!!! I will be posting tip videos every Friday ;)

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  6. What a genius idea! I've been trying to figure out something like that for my crafting area. My area is much like yours, and getting up all the time to find that special stamp is time consuming. Thanks for sharing this with us. I'm going to be doing this for sure!

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    1. Wendy I'm so happy you think this will work for you. It's a game changer for me for sure ;)

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  7. I love your idea. I have my sets almost the same way. But, do you have any older stamp sets that don't have the new cases? Or older sets in new cases without a cover sheet? What would you do then? I'm just curious on your take. Thank you!

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    1. Hi Susan, well I would get a piece of copy paper and stamp all the images on it and write the name of the Set at the top. I'm really just using them as a visual to see what is in the set. The added bonus to these would be they would actually also be the true size of each stamp. Hope that helps and thanks for asking :)

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  8. Thanks for your info. I do just about the same thing, but I use cheep CS; it holds up better than copy paper. I also stamp a second one for inside of the box/case so you always know which stamp goes into which case, especially when your using several. Some of my sets are so old I've had to replace the plastic boxes. I love the new cases. Blessings!

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  9. Great idea! I had scanned all of mine and put them in the computer. Then I made a subfolder with categories such as Anniversary, Birthdays, Christmas, Sentiments, etc and duplicated the covers and placed them in there. So When I need something for say, Birthday, I go to the Birthday folder and see which stamps have something for Birthdays. I can click on the title so it shows the picture and decide which ones to use.
    I love your way, also, however I have limited space and it is hard to get copy paper where I live (Costa Rica) and the price of my inks are outrageous!

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  10. I just happened to see your video on the perfect window and loved it, so then I wanted to see more....I love your videos. Thank you for sharing your great tips. I definitely will be using them. I also have subscribed.

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    1. Thanks so much Linda, I really appreciate it :)

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  11. I think I love you! Just found you this morning, going to spend time checking out all your wonderful ideas plus love your sense of humor. My kinda gal!

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    1. Awe Gayle you just made my day. I don't know why I haven't received notifications of your comment but I saw it today and Loveeee it, hugs!!!

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  12. I too used this idea until I accumulated over 400 stamps sets. I'm now searching for ways to do this method but computerized. The books got too heavy for me to lift. :( Thanks for sharing all tips!

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    1. Wow 400 yep that's a lot of stamp sets lol. :)

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  13. Great idea on keeping inventory at your fingertips! I find myself half-dreading using stamps -- all because of the 15 steps to the side of the room where the containers of stamps are stored and the time it takes to find what I need. I do not own many stamp sets so this idea works for me. Just found your blog not too long ago and am now a fan. Thanks for sharing the cool tips!

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    1. Thanks Laura, I only keep current sets so we are similar in volume :). I'm so glad you found my blog :)

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