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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Paper Punch Storage

Punch Storage

I have been trying to find a good way to store my punches, right now, they are taking up an entire drawer in my grandmother's old dresser. I have seen some very creative storage and I wanted to do some research to find my best option, functional, affordable and easy to look at without taking up too much space.

I found some of the following storage ideas: stampgeek utilized a gutter system to store her punches. Very economical (one of my qualifying charachteristics)

jenmaca used strap iron for her wall mounted system.
kreed32 used a closet door organizer for her punch stash

Nichole Heady from Capture the moment came up with these really creative solutions

. wooden spice rack from Stacks and Stacks

rail system from IKEA Check out Zee's solution here

storage shelves with rods from Pottery Barn

chrome drawer pulls from Restoration Hardware could be installed in orderly rows, one for each punch.

In addition to all of these creative solutions, I came up with a few more of my own:

The container store, is on of my favorites and I found several ideas there, including this one

How about this really simple, creative solution from the crafters toybox

Or, this really simple towel rack idea from Christy Nelson

Denise had her DH run with the towel rack idea and he used simple dowel rods to create this great storage, which really works in her small space!

Of course there is this previous post: where Sue Nagel, from Stampin Things has created this gorgeous storage unit for your punchies. It really is a fantastic solution, but a little out of my budget....

So, how do you store your punches? Do you have a creative, economical and funcitonal way to store your paper punches? Add a comment and tell me how you store yours.. I have a free Stampin Up Hostess set for the person who gives me the best, affordable option.