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Valentine peeky party and a little organization with trisha

(More on this later!)
So I made a whole mess of Valentines, but you know what?  You're only getting little sneaky peeks, no apologies, but you can clearly see the super pretty Altered Pages Vintage Valentine collage sheets I used, and plenty of the Vintage Text pages:

 AND the hearts--LOVE those German scrap hearts!

Our theme here at the artsociates blog this month is crafty ORGANIZATION.  I don't consider myself very organized, but I do generally know where all my stuff is, because of this one simple tip:

KEEP EVERYTHING IN THE SAME SPOT--as in, don't move supplies around.  After use, return them to the same place everytime!  Also, I keep a couple of boxes of supplies handy.  One I call a "go box," with basic supplies, making it easy to grab and go wherever, whether to the living room or the car:
 The other has basic bookbinding supplies:
Necessities all together, ready to create.  Much better than hunting for these supplies, ones that are generally used at the same time for the same type of projects.

Have a wonderful week, everyone!


  1. Oh Trisha you are such a tease! Love the glimpses of Valentine's Day cards you have shared. Great idea on have to go boxes at the ready.

  2. Such a tease but I did recognize one of those little snippets!
    Thanks for sharing!

  3. Such a tease but I did recognize one of those little snippets!
    Thanks for sharing!

  4. I know what one of them ended up looking like!! thanks Trish. I've loved all the vintage images.

  5. Lovely valentine's Trisha- i really love the ephemera added-
    Thank you for sharing your tips - I'm with you about not moving things around- it's hard enough to remember my name let alone if I change up my space! heehee
    Happy Sweetest day! xo

  6. Wow Trisha you use of all these Vintage Images for Valentines Day Cards is fabulous, they are all truly beautiful. Loving your go to boxes too. xx

  7. Your Valentine peeky party is a fantastic teaser! I love it. Thanks for sending one to me!

  8. Great tips for staying organized, and a beautiful collection of Valentine's Day cards!


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