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Monday, June 25, 2012

Spice Girl Part II

I just finished organizing my crafting supplies.

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It all started when I found this old spice rack at the thrift store for $5. Just two days later I found a second one for even less. One glass bottle alone can sell between $2~$3 on ebay so it was a fantastic deal.

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The first thing I did was clean all the jars and reorganize my own spice cabinet. You can read Spice Girl Part I HERE.

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Then the old spice racks sat and sat and sat in my stash.

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There is nothing like moving and having to validate what you are packing to make you finish unfinished projects.

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Once I started going through my craft area I began to rediscover a lot of great stuff that I had forgotten I had. (Does that sound familiar? Please, somebody validate me. :) The problem was that the stuff was hidden in tins and boxes, etc. so I couldn’t see the contents. It was a horrible case of “Out of sight, out of mind”. So I spent two days just sorting. I also tossed and gifted a lot of things. Once again it felt good. But the process was not pretty. The following image is not for those with week stomachs.

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After a few coats of Rust-Oleum’s heirloom white I happily placed my rediscovered treasures on the rack.

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Identification tags were printed out in French script, paper punched and tied on with linen twine.

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I just love being organized.

Happy Spice

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