Simple Solution: How to Organize Paint Chips!

Simple Solution: How to Organize Paint Chips!

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Adrienne Breaux
Oct 22, 2008

With the invention of such modern marvels as digital photography and websites like Flickr, it seems physical photo albums (you know, the ones your parents would pull out to embarrass you in front of friends) are nearly a thing of the past. What to do with all those empty albums lying around...

A reader tip from the latest issue of Real Simple magazine will have you delighting in your new found home decor organizational bliss. By using your photo albums to hold paint ships, fabric swatches and even scraps of paper you've jotted down dimensions, you'll always have all of your ideas in one spot. And, considering the selection of photo albums available today, you'll be able to choose the size that fits perfectly in your purse. You never know when you're going to run into a potential home purchase, keeping all your home's info at hand will help prevent unwanted design clashes!

What are your favorite tips on how to organize paint chips and fabric swatches? Do you like to carry yours around at all times when designing your home? Let us know!

[Photo credit: From Real Simple magazine]

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