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Friday, April 16, 2010

Time for the Change....SU Color Change that is! Tutorial

Hi there,
I am the type of person that is always a bit hesitant for change but once I stick my toe in then I am excited as can be!! Just like jumping into a pool for the first time!

Last night I went through and organized my Ink Colors. It was so much fun. I love organizing. I am a visual learner so this really helped me.

First I pulled out all of the retiring colors. I did not have them all. I just recently (as of this week) filled in all of my greens and purples. I did not know we were changing. Am I getting rid of the soon to be retiring colors. No, I like them.

Then I sorted the Inks into the NEW Color Collections of:
Brights, Neutrals, Regals and Subtles. I realized I had just about all of them because I had some of the past two years IN Colors.

It was fun to do this and see the change. Once you line them up and sort them out and store them in their new spots, they look nice!

I also realized by doing this that I do not need that many more new inks. I am of course going to get the 5 new, cheery colors {Marina Mist, Daffodil Delight, Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler, and Early Expresso} and the 5 new In Colors {oh these sound so yummy!} but I don't have to fill in with much more other than some of the Neutrals that we already have!!!

I suggest trying it. It might perk you up. You can keep your old but make room for the new!!!

Old Ink Storage:
Bold Brights, Earth Elements, Rich Regals, Soft Subtles, Past and Present In Colors

NEW Ink Storage:
Brights, Neutrals, Regals and Subtles. The 5th row are some of the current colors that will soon be retiring.

I found a spreadsheet that was very helpful. If you would like me to email it to you, just send me an email please.


~BridgetL~ said...

how fun. Where did you get the shelves you store your inks in? I really like them.

The Memory Keeper said...

Yes Barb! Tell us where you got the storage shelf.

Jacqui said...

I really like the shelves aswell and would love to know where you got it.

SharonD said...

I am also very interested in the shelves. They are perfect!!!

Vicki said...

I've been looking for the instructions to make the ink pad shelf. The link on most blogs/websites has been taken down. Do you have it? Thanks!