First of all. I am a Virgo and I LOVE to organize stuff. Especially my stash. So when I got the cabinet from my parents, my mind went overdrive and I immediately started thinking about how I wanted to organize my stash in it. Yesterday I worked for a couple of hours and then I went home and measured the drawers, the shelves and everything and then I headed to IKEA the temple of organization. Off course I found everything I needed there for a reasonable price. Then I went home and started the whole thing. I loved it!
I decided to share pictures of the whole thing with you guys. I don’t know about you, but I really love looking at other peoples stash :o) All the photos are clickable for a larger view.
Left side of cabinet. 1st box on the top shelf contains projects that have been started, mosty UFO’s, the small box next to it contains my glue gun and extra glue for it.
1st box on the middle shelf contains kits that have not been started, the small box next to it contains all my Mill Hill kits that have not been started.
Big white box in the bottom shelf contains 32ct fabrics. The small box next to it contains 36ct fabrics and higher.
1st drawer. Contains ribbons, cording, felt, lace, pins, and accessorie packs for various projects and my tacky bob.
2nd drawer. Contains various threads.
3rd drawer. Also contains threads, buttons, various beads, scissors etc.
4th drawer. Contains various beads, finishing forms, charms, buttons, tins etc.
Right side of cabinet. 1st box on the top shelf contains kits that have not been started, the box next to it contains quilting fabrics meant for finishing. Next to it are q-snaps and other frames.
1st box on the middle shelf contains finished projects that need to be finished into something. Next to it are some frames.
Big white box contains 28ct fabrics. Next to it are some cardboard boxes.
That’s it. My charts and DMC floss are stored somewhere else, just next to the cabinet. The DMC is wound on bobbins and in plastic containers and the charts are in two boxes next to it. I also have some Connect-a-boxes for my beads that I am going to add to the cabinet as soon as I get the properly organized. So, how do you store your stash? Any pictures you can share? :o)
Today’s SBQ was suggested by Dani and is:
Have you ever thought of getting a rider on your household insurance to properly cover your stash (some of us have quite an extensive stash that an average household policy wouldn’t fully cover) in the case of some sort of damage to your house that would destroy/ruin charts, fabrics, floss, etc?
I have thought about it yes, but never actually done anything about it. Thanks for this question Dani. I need to call my insurance company next week and see what they say about this.