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Thread: Ideas for the small things

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    Ideas for the small things

    I had 3 sewing areas before we down sized and I had duplicate tools plus I also kept misplacing the tools once I found them. I would forget what drawer I put them in and it was frustrating. I went to the Container Store and bought amac boxes in different sizes and colors to hold the different small tools that I keep finding. I used the label maker so I know what is in them and have the boxes on my window sill. I use the boxes for screwdrivers, rotary blades (a box for each size), empty bobbins, needle threaders, thimbles, sewing machine needles (a box for each kind), hand sewing needles, fabric markers, .....
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    ​Very organized!

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    You're right! The boxes are ideal for storing small things. And cheerfully colorful, too.
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    looks great
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    Love that store! Your system looks colorful and organized!

    I use these small file drawer sets with the tray inserts for small items.

    https://www.containerstore.com/s?sou...ments=&submit=

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    That looks great! Love the Container Store too.

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    nice job!!!! luv the colors!!!!

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    I love your boxes and also the small drawer cabinets.

    Thank you both for not only posting but also including links to the products you used!

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    Your space is very colorful and organized.

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    I'll bet when the curtain is raised and the sun shines through, your window will look like stained glass. Must be very pretty.

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    Very nice-what a great idea for organization!

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    Great idea for some colorful organization!
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    Aren't those pretty, a rainbow of supplies! I've never been to The Container Store. It must be a very tempting place.

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    Sp pretty!! I love your idea.

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    oh what lovely ideas! We have a Container Store that opened a few months ago. Fortunately, it's on the other side of town. But, to me...that's like my Disneyland! I will be planning on spending hours and hours there.........

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    The Container Store is so much fun. We go about once a year because you never quite know what you will find that you need. One time while watching "The Big Bang Theory" Sheldon was happy about going to The Container Store and it made us laugh at ourselves as much as at the show.

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