How do you organize your bling?
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Kelly_in_MN
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Posted: 2/11/2013 11:05:24 AM
I have a ton of bling! I admit I'm
attracted to anything that sparkles, shines or has glitter! The small individual packages of bling, long strips of bling, fancy Prima design bling...how on earth do you keep it all organized so you can actually use it?!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 11:57:26 AM
I keep all mine in the original packaging, in order by manufacturer and then ROY G BIV color order within each manufacturer.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 12:02:52 PM
All these threads make me go "Whoa, you mean I'm supposed to ORGANIZE that stuff?"

I have things in baskets, buckets... you name it.

I DO have all the bling-y stuff somewhat together in a bucket (or possibly two buckets ) in random, however I can stick it in there, order. It's a very technical system I tell ya!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 12:05:55 PM
I keep mine in the original packages as well. I put all those in an Iris 12 x 12 box.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 12:12:46 PM
Mine stay in the original packaging and then I have a drawer in my supplies tower specifically marked for bling/glitter etc type embellishments. It's one of the drawers that gets taken out most!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 12:32:07 PM
I forever kept them in their original packages in a 12x12 plastic envelope but over the last few weeks I've organized (finally!!) my non themed embellishments by color and this includes bling.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 12:50:29 PM
In original packages, stacked on their side, in the cheap cardboard photo boxes.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 12:57:59 PM
Mine are in their packaging and then all in a 12x21 ArtBin. So when I want some bling on my page I just grab and shuffle through.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 1:07:04 PM

All these threads make me go "Whoa, you mean I'm supposed to ORGANIZE that stuff?"


I don't have a lot, so all of mine is stored in a drawer of a plastic drawer container.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 1:20:57 PM
Mine are just in their orginal packaging and then all those packages are crammed into a large ziploc bag. I just pull out the bag when I need something blingy.

Kelly_in_MN
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Posted: 2/11/2013 1:34:06 PM
Thanks everyone!! I do keep all bling in the original packaging and in a basket but some/most of the small packages get lost at the bottom. I may have to break it up into a smaller container for the small bling in the bling basket.

Thanks again everyone!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 2:06:56 PM
I use sticker stands. I buy mine from Simply Renee, and HL has a one tier sticker stand that I purchased at 50% off. They hang nicely and I can turn them around to see what I need. Of they are in their original packaging. Good luck.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 2:09:43 PM
it goes into the *box o' bling*...

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Posted: 2/11/2013 2:40:21 PM
It's in a box labeled "Bling".

It took me forever to organize it!!!

Ok ok - in addition to being in the box (cleverly) labeled "bling", most of it is on binder jump rings in ROY G BIV order.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 2:55:06 PM
I have the smaller bling (like the kaiser bling) on a binder ring, then the prima/recollections longer flourish type bling on a seperate binder ring and the individual large packs of flatback pearls and or bling on a third ring. I store the rings on my pegboard and I find since doing that I reach for the bling more often. I keep them all in their original packaging.

I use this same approach for the $ stamps and my SC kit stamps!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 3:01:18 PM
I have all mine in a 12x12 plastic Iris container.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 3:11:34 PM
I got so sick of the packaging slowing me down I cut all the packages off. I have mine in Snap 'n Stack containers. The regular ones in the top, the swirly ones in the second bin, big ones in the third,... I have 2 of them and took to lid off one so I could snap them together in one tall thingy.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 5:29:44 PM
I take everything out of the packaging and tuck them into ziplock bags by color.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 5:30:00 PM
I take everything out of the packaging and tuck them into ziplock bags by color.

Kelly_in_MN
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Posted: 2/11/2013 6:07:50 PM
Oh I like the binder ring idea!! I'm going to try that for my small bling!! thanks!!
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Posted: 2/11/2013 6:17:21 PM
I keep them in the original packaging and store them in a drawer.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 6:17:37 PM
I keep them in the original packaging and store them in a drawer.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 6:26:37 PM
I keep mine in the original packaging and store it in cute little wire baskets so ip some of it can be seen!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 6:27:03 PM
I keep mine in the original packaging and store it in cute little wire baskets so ip some of it can be seen!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 7:50:38 PM
I keep it in those fabric bins that I got at wal mart for the cube storage. I keep them in the original package. I keep the smaller packs or pieces in ziplock bags in the bin too. I have all sizes of packs.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 7:56:00 PM
I have a 12x12 Iris case for rhinestone bling, one for pearl bling, and one for border bling.

LOVE me some bling! I'm going to try the jump rings too. I used them in the past, I don't know why I haven't done it for my bling.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 8:02:49 PM
You will love the ring idea, you are welcome!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 8:17:48 PM
I have one of those little 9-drawer wooden boxes from Ikea. I don't think you can get them anymore. I just put them in a couple of the drawers and put the whole little drawer on my desk when I want to look through.

I might switch them to a small box with a lid since they take up two drawers now and I have to pull two out!!

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Posted: 2/11/2013 8:25:27 PM
I only have loose rhinestones and sequins. I keep most of them sorted by type in small baggies, which are all stored in wicker picnic baskets. I have one basket of sequins and one of rhinestones.

My current favourite colours are stored in test tubes, in a vintage aqua test tube rack. I just pour some from the baggie into a test tube. This way I have a small selection of my favourites that work with whatever my favourite colours of the season are, and the rest are all put away neatly.


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Posted: 2/11/2013 8:30:52 PM
I got a Bisley 5 drawer cabinet to organize all my embellies! It felt sooo great to throw away all those packages.

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Posted: 2/11/2013 10:37:28 PM
Mine is in a drawer in my card catalog
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Posted: 2/11/2013 10:49:54 PM
All mine are in a small drawer labeled "bling". All tossed in, in random order

Any larger (5x7) and up are in a paper sorter with all my 12x12 alpha sticker sheets, like the BG sheets. I only have a few border ones and they go on my clip it up.

Since my bling is used more for cards and crafty stuff I don't have two much. I scrap mostly about my boys and ranch, not too many events or pages that require "bling"

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Posted: 2/11/2013 11:04:25 PM
Just like alot of people have already posted - in a plastic container (basically a box) in colour order ROYGBIV

All of mine is from the same manufacturer so it's easy to flip through because it's all the same size.

I only keep it in original packaging until the plastic sheet comes away from the backing then I just keep that sheet.

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Posted: 2/12/2013 6:05:51 AM
I keep bling and pearls in a zippered pouch I got at a crop. I store it in a drawer. It is also easy to throw in my crop bag.
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Posted: 2/12/2013 9:16:43 AM
small thing long drawer just for bling LOL

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Posted: 2/12/2013 9:31:50 AM
I have a large gallon zip lock baggie and everything goes in there. Yeah, I don't have too much!

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Posted: 2/12/2013 9:33:25 AM
I keep mine in a plastic index card holder. I have one for rhinestone bling and another for pearl blind. I have the, divided by color inside. For the swirly bling, I have them all together in one of the envelopes in the See Ez Purse Book. This has completely organized my embellishments and allows me to just grab the associated pocket that I need. Granted I've added so many embellies that I now need a second, buts that's besides the point .

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Posted: 2/12/2013 9:45:14 AM
i keep mine in my scraprack organize by color in the rainbow section with all my other embellishes

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Posted: 2/12/2013 3:49:05 PM
In the drawer with like colored embellishments


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