I have to make a confession.
I don’t remember ordering sponge daubers. At. All….
The first I knew about them was when they arrived, approximately 6 days after I’d had a general anesthetic for an operation. You know where this is going don’t you.
GA apparently takes longer than expected to leave your system, and apparently, I really really needed to place an order. And apparently really really needed sponge daubers. 36 of them to be precise.
Goodness only knows what I wanted them for, as I’m normally a sponge girl, but clearly it was a crucial part of some great plan my anesthetic-pain-killer addled brain required.
I also at the time ordered 23 packs of cardstock and roller wheel handles too, but we’ll brush over that. Particularly as I remove the wheel stamps from the wheels….
Anyway, because I’m an orderly type, I decided that well, in for a penny, in for a pound, and ordered more daubers, so that at least I could have one for every colour. There’s logic in there, right?
So, with that in mind, when they arrived, I had slight palpitations as to how I could store them, use them, and not have to rummage to find the colour I wanted. Seriously, it was panic stations here!
But I had also recently received a pack of the new wood mount cases for some of my stamps, and had one spare.
Oh happy day!
A little test and ta da! perfect depth for sponge daubers! So, a little bit of back and forth with a ruler, and I discovered I could fit 50 daubers into one box, in rows of 10 and that made this girl very happy!
Check out the video. No, I don’t make a new set, and no, I haven’t shown the action of making the colour charts (too messy) but I have shown how I set it up, and obviously you can get a better idea of how it’s laid out.
And the measurements for the dividers are as follows –
4 lengths of cardstock measuring 7 x .75″ (17.5 x 2cm)
9 lengths of cardstock measuring 5 x .75″ (12.5 x 2cm)
Enjoy the video!
Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator
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