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How to sharpen your rotary cutter blade - Fold a peice of kitchen foil wrap (the kind you use in the oven and BBQ). Fold about 4 times so its thick. Place folded foil on your cutting mat and run your rotary cutter over it many many times. Your blade will be sharp again. This also works for paper punches. Just use one layer for punches or it will jam up.

Rotary blades are CRAZY expensive! How to Sharpen Your Rotary Cutter Blade (fold a piece of aluminum foil a few times and just slice away with your blunt dull rotary cutter…pausing a few times to test it out on your fabric scraps)

BHG:  Turn a Mug Tree into Storage for Pens And Markers-Many of us have these mug trees in our kitchens, but have you thought about turning it into a kitschy storage unit for scrapbooking supplies? The individual cups allow you to group writing tools by color, and since most manufacturers recommend storing pens and markers horizontally, the angle is just right. It's also easy to take color groups to another room to work. Approximate cost: $30 (with mugs)

Low-Cost Scrapbooking Storage Solutions

Low-Cost Scrapbooking Storage Solutions: Turn a Mug Tree into Storage for Pens And Markers. Because who doesn't have a surplus of cute coffee mugs?

Re-use idea: pill bottles- we have more of these than I care to,  if we have to have them I should put them to use!

Re-Use Idea: Pill Bottles

DIY Tutorial - recycle Medicine Bottles into a Q-tip Storage Container using scrapbook paper and Mod Podge. Would be great to throw in suitcase or purse for travel. could also store safety pins, bobby pins, etc. Why didn't I think of that

Quirky flea-market finds become interesting decorating opportunities when you put your imagination to work. Repurpose antiques, collectibles and architectural salvage for one-of-a-kind decor.

Decorating Ideas for Vintage Finds

Breathe new life into an old porch railing by transforming it into an instant mail organizer. Whether you hang it from the wall or position it on a table or desk, the slats keep letters, postcards, and bills neat and within easy reach.

So clever!

Old spice rack for nail polish holder. from Isn't She Crafty: organization

How to sharpen rotary cutter blades.

Crafts:: Rotary Cutter Blade Sharpener

Love this idea of using a mug tree

A mug tree for scissors and rotary cutters. (via Sew Many Ways…: Tool Time Tuesday…Moved to Wednesday, But…)

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