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Posted 6/17/2013 by farley123 in General Scrappin'
 

farley123
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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:11:42 PM
....When you know you have something in your stash, but because you have so much stuff (and of course is a huge mess) -- YOU CAN'T FIND IT and am tempted to go buy more knowing that as soon as I do, it will avail itself to me!

Please tell me I. AM. NOT. ALONE!! Ha!

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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:14:57 PM
You ARE NOT alone!!!!


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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:15:13 PM
You are NOT alone!

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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:19:31 PM
You are SO NOT ALONE!!!


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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:41:37 PM
Been there, done this!! So frustrating!




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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:51:48 PM
I share your pain!



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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:51:55 PM
That used to happen to me all the time.
I couldn't take not bring able to find my stuff so I brainstormed, drew sketches and made lists of what would work for me.
Then I went to ikea, bought what I needed and spent a lot if time organizing and purging.
Now everything has a spot and is put away where it belongs.
Its so organized my kids, dgd and DH can all easily find things too


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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:52:25 PM
Definitely not alone!

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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:53:46 PM
You are in good company!


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Posted: 6/17/2013 7:56:55 PM
I just bought another stapler and on multiple occasions have almost run out to buy another paper trimmer. As for the paper/ embellishment stuff, unless it's right in front of me I don't even know that I have it to look for it. lol.


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Posted: 6/17/2013 8:10:23 PM
Nope you aren't alone!

but you will discover stuff you forgot you had when you do spend the time to look for it! ha



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Posted: 6/17/2013 8:36:40 PM
That can happen to me in as little as 20 minutes - I just had the dang thing - where the heck did I put it


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Posted: 6/17/2013 8:39:14 PM
i've gotten a few things that turned out to be duplicates, and it was a complete surprise each time that I had it in my stash.....you're not alone!



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Posted: 6/17/2013 9:00:56 PM
You're in good company here! What you describe is exactly how I ended up with duplicates of a few of my embellishments. When this happens, I'm usually thinking something like, "Okay, I know I put it in a really specific place so that I wouldn't lose it, and I'll have it on hand when I'm ready to use it..."

Thank goodness it wasn't anything too expensive.

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Posted: 6/17/2013 9:11:24 PM
You are definitely not alone!


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Posted: 6/17/2013 10:23:22 PM
You are SO not alone!


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Posted: 6/18/2013 2:01:33 AM
I understand. I know that feeling all too well.


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Posted: 6/18/2013 2:19:57 AM
no, you're NOT alone!

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Posted: 6/18/2013 3:09:57 AM
Hee, you are SO not alone!

It's a constant surprise party in my studio...I'm surprised when *this* happens: "I just had that! Where did it go?" and I'm just as surprised when *that* happens: "Aha! Found it!"



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Posted: 6/18/2013 3:46:58 AM
Doesn't happen in my scrap space/stuff AT ALL but it does happen in the rest of the house. Since I have to share that with DH, I'll put something down and... yeah, you know where this is going. The "honey, have you seen ____? I put it in the cabinet!" "Oh, right... I put that in the shed, I think?"

Yeah, we re-buy a LOT just so I don't have to deal with his whims of stashing things wherever he happens to be when he finishes using them!









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Posted: 6/18/2013 6:29:16 AM
I'm pretty organized so I can find everything, but of course I get what you're saying! I purposely buy duplicates and still find myself in the same boat of trying to use up my extra stuff!


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Posted: 6/18/2013 7:14:53 AM
Been there, done that.


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Posted: 6/18/2013 7:20:40 AM

yes, I am another one, I lose stuff all the time, and think I know I have that somewhere....but where...

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Posted: 6/18/2013 7:21:52 AM
Nope..you are definitly not alone !!

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Posted: 6/18/2013 8:15:10 AM
Totally not alone, Only I've done that with stamps...I loved a certain stamp and picked it up, forgot I had it and then got another one...I think that happened a couple of times cause when I did the last stash clean out I found 4 of the same stamp...oops!


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Posted: 6/18/2013 9:03:12 AM
You are definitely NOT alone, in fact you are in GREAT company.



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Posted: 6/18/2013 9:42:51 AM
It's a really crowded room!!!! Happens to me all of the time! And I "think" I am organized!!!

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Posted: 6/18/2013 9:47:20 AM
my stash is very organized, but even so I tore my scrap space apart looking for a bag of tiny clothespins I knew I had somewhere. After an hour of this I suddenly remembered I put them with the holiday stuff. UGH! And after all this I didn't even end up using them on the LO.




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Posted: 6/18/2013 9:50:38 AM
Definitely not alone!! Happens to me all the time....and all over my house, too - not just my scraproom!


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Posted: 6/18/2013 10:16:39 AM
I can totally relate. I have been looking for a couple of items I know I bought but cannot find in my scrapbook room. I am so tempted just to buy replacements.

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Posted: 6/18/2013 9:38:41 PM
I don't have a huge stash but recently found duplicates of paper that I don't even like very much! I think some car from a kit club....but not all of it.

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Posted: 6/19/2013 7:36:08 AM
You are not alone!



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Posted: 6/19/2013 8:56:08 AM
I am so there. I think there are elves in my craft room.


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Posted: 6/19/2013 8:57:48 AM
and you find it as soon as you bought the new item and finished that layout LOL

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Posted: 6/19/2013 11:24:56 AM
The story of my scrappy life....


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Posted: 6/19/2013 12:47:43 PM
You are definitely not alone, happens often in my space.


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Posted: 6/19/2013 1:05:43 PM
Happens to me often, especially lately. But I am in the middle of a lot of house renos one of which includes re-doing my living room. I have an area where I am going to put shelves that I am painting just to organize my craft supplies and tools. I hope that helps me to stay organized and find what I need. Then I have to do it all again in a few months when our 3rd bedroom is cleared out and I reno that room which will be my official craft/guest room. I can't wait! For now I have to deal with things being everywhere

You are not alone!


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Posted: 6/19/2013 2:19:22 PM
Ahh I've done this! I bought the Studio Calico Fabric Paper Clips from Two Peas awhile back and then LOST them. I finally was so annoyed that I just bought more from here and then literally a few weeks ago I found them all so now I have double! Got to say though for something like that, I'm happy I have more especially since the one is no longer in the store anymore. I hate when things are gone

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Posted: 6/19/2013 2:56:39 PM
Sooo Not alone!!!

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Posted: 6/19/2013 3:40:33 PM
::nodding my head::

This is how I know it's time to clean out the craft room. Of course, I still manage to put it off for as long as possible.

Similarly, do you ever discover you've bought two of the exact same item on two separate occasions, but you don't remember even buying it the first time?


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Posted: 6/19/2013 8:36:47 PM
You are so not alone.


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