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    • nightsky224
    • By nightsky224 6th Oct 16, 3:28 PM
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    What do you do with keep sakes and cards
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    • 6th Oct 16, 3:28 PM
    What do you do with keep sakes and cards 6th Oct 16 at 3:28 PM
    Myself and my husband have boxes of "keepsakes" in the loft and now we have a 1yo the keepsakes are just increasing. We had her christening recently and I have 30 cards that I don't want to throw out! I want to order and clear out some stuff. We have tickets, brochures, cards (lots of cards!)
    I was hoping to have some inspiration from you crafty lot 😀
    Recently married and loving it x
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    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 6th Oct 16, 3:33 PM
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    For the kiddie cards, I'd write the year on a slip of paper, then slide the whole lot into a ziplock plastic sandwich bag, then keep them all together in a plastic/lidded box. Each year you then only have to gather all the cards together, slide them into another bag and toss that in with the rest - so it's not hard to have as a routine.

    For tickets/brochures etc .... you could just toss them in a shoebox, then over Xmas when you've time, spread them out on a table, take a photo of what's there, then put all those into another ziplock bag with a printed photo of what's in there... then toss that into the lidded box with the rest.
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    • By nightsky224 6th Oct 16, 3:40 PM
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    • 6th Oct 16, 3:40 PM
    For the kiddie cards, I'd write the year on a slip of paper, then slide the whole lot into a ziplock plastic sandwich bag, then keep them all together in a plastic/lidded box. Each year you then only have to gather all the cards together, slide them into another bag and toss that in with the rest - so it's not hard to have as a routine.

    For tickets/brochures etc .... you could just toss them in a shoebox, then over Xmas when you've time, spread them out on a table, take a photo of what's there, then put all those into another ziplock bag with a printed photo of what's in there... then toss that into the lidded box with the rest.
    Originally posted by PasturesNew
    That's a good idea for organisation. I'm worried it will spiral out of control and we are going to have a loft full of stuff we will never look at (our loft is so full as it is!!)
    Recently married and loving it x
    • AlwaysAllie
    • By AlwaysAllie 10th Oct 16, 4:30 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 4:30 PM
    If you don't want to keep actual cards you could photo or scan them and make a Photobook

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    Sept - start of a new year ....targets! (shortened)

    *loose those 5 lbs plus a few more * sort out my craft cupboard(s!!) * re-start jogging * enrol for sewing course * review finances * try to stay calm during work restructure
    • carefullycautious
    • By carefullycautious 27th Oct 16, 7:32 PM
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    • 27th Oct 16, 7:32 PM
    I have not kept any keepsakes. It is a lot easier to do now with the computer and scanners as you can make an online book.


    I don't do sentimental and don't have the room even if I did. The only box I have has old photos in that should be scanned but every time I get it out I start looking through and the enormity of it makes me go
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