Die Storage – tips for using the Die File – 2

Challenge – organizing stamps and dies together in the Desk Maid Die File.

When I created the Die File, I wasn’t thinking that crafters would use it for both dies and stamps.  After we released it, one of the first questions I was asked, “Can I store my stamps with my dies in this?”

I recently purchased the Diamond Press Nordic Christmas die & stamp set.  This set also included 2 small embossing folders.  Here’s how I combined everything into my Die File.

Organize Christmas Diamond Press Dies

I added the dies from this collection to a Die File panel that was half full with other dies.  Leaving 1 magnetic strip at the end of the panel empty.

Dies and stamps organized, 5x7 Stamp pocket, Totally-Tiffany

I cut one of our self-adhesive magnetic strips into a couple of 5″ lengths and adhered them to the end of  2 – 5×7 Stamp Pockets.  If you’re trying this, you don’t actually need a full length of magnetic strip, you could use just 2″ of magnet.

I loaded the pockets with the coordinating stamps and embossing folders. Then laid the loaded pockets over the top of the dies, letting the magnetic strip connect with the empty strip on the Die File panel.

Desk Maid Die File Organization with Tiffany Spaulding

What I could have done better…

It would have been better to line up the dies following the pattern of the stamp sets – similar to what I did in my previous post.  Sometimes dies are difficult to recognize and coordinate with stamps.  Having the stamps sitting directly over the dies would be helpful.

Even with the embossing folders and the stamps in the pockets, I was able to easily slide the panel back into the Die File. (I’ll add a photo later.)

Thanks for stopping by today!

Happy Crafting,

T Totally-Tiffany Logo, Pink Block ini

6 Responses to Die Storage – tips for using the Die File – 2

  1. When will the other version of to your die file be available? The shorter profile for the regular shelf you showed us before Christmas?

  2. When will the large Desk Maid die file be available again? I got 2 and filled them up. I absolutely love them! I need more. I have tried other systems and this just works the best. I also love that there is room to add coordinating stamps and folders on top of the die panel.

    • Hi Linda, sorry for the late reply! We just saw that a bunch of comments did not get automatically approved on our website.

      At this time, we can’t give an exact date for when certain products will be back in stock. However, our Die File is currently available on HSN.com!

      We thank you for your patience and understanding! ❤️

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