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Altered Pages Is Helping Me Get Organized



One of my goals for this year is to become more organized.  I've been cleaning and clearing out our entire house and one place that I'm still working on is my craft area.  Today I stopped by my favorite dollar store and found this neat little acrylic frame and thought it would make a useful calendar holder.  Once I got home I decided to use it to keep track of my project due dates, but it was too plain for my liking.  I used a sheet of the Glitz 8 x 8 paper for the background and the Sepia Ink Pad to ink the edges of my calendar that I printed off our computer.  The ink helped tone down the bright white of the paper to give it a more vintage look to match the paper and my my craft area.  I adore the little girl and the rose from the Red White and Blue Collage Sheet so I cut them out individually and added them to the outside of the frame.  Each month I can put in a new calendar and mark the dates my projects are due and I can use more collage sheets from Altered Pages to match the holidays or times of the year so my craft space will always be decorated for the season.  I think this frame that I paid only a dollar for is going to be very handy in getting me organized, don't you? 

~Peg

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