Blending Foam Organization

TGIF everyone!!! I am so ready for the weekend, I’m hoping to make a card for another challenge this weekend but first… I wanted to do a quick post about the way I organize my blending foam. I’ve been seeing a lot of posts about organization this week and I wanted to throw one out there also. I love organizing my craft supplies, I mean how else are you supposed to know what supplies you’re missing and need to buy, right?

I recently bought my first blending tool and I went with the Ranger Mini Round Ink Blending Tool (I split this with my fellow crafty friend Angela). Because my Papertrey Ink ink collection is growing, I wanted to figure out a way on how to store my blending foams. I’ve seen a couple of people who like to velcro them under each ink pad but I don’t like how the PTI pads don’t sit directly on top of each other with foam in between. So I came up with this:

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I created an excel spreadsheet (yes, I’m a nerd but I’m not going to lie, I love excel spreadsheets) with the names of all the PTI colors and made squares big enough to fit a piece of foam and made it into a PDF which you can download here: PTI Blending Foam Outline. I bought some Scotch velcro dots to place in each square to hold the foam in place.

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I’ve mentioned before that pretty much all of my ink is from PTI and I’m still working on expanding my ink collection so this works for now.

I hope you guys have a good weekend, don’t forget to follow my new instagram account for The Lovely Pear. Thanks for stopping by!

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