Username Post: How much paper?        (Topic#1593401)
bonprof
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Be honest; how much paper do you have in inches or feet? I am up to about 2 feet. Yikes!!


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southgirl
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Let's see I am 5 foot 2 inches and I think if I stacked it all up....I couldn't see over it and it is still growing!!!!!!


 
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Counting cardstock and paper stacks probably close to 2 feet also.


 
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I don't have mine all in one place to actually measure it, but just guesstimating by looking at the various stashes, I have roughly 3 1/2 to 4 feet. I have lots and lots of paper, lol!


 
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10 feet. My friends call me a paper ho.


 
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I'm at least a 6 footer!
That includes pattern and cardstock.


 
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  • 950nancy Said:
10 feet. My friends call me a paper ho.





I think I have between 2 and 3 feet. I think. I refuse to look too closely.


 
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I keep my stash under 2 feet. This was not always the case. I purge regularly. My life and anxiety over so much stuff has been greatly reduced due to giving away the "extra."


 
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I have about 6 feet but I didn't measure. I keep a inventory of all but the solid cardstock and this is over 5800 sheets. I might add that this does not count my 8 1/2 x 11 solid cardstock. I pat myself on the back for buying most on sale and honestly, if I was forced to purge right now there would not be a lot that I would truly want to give away. I have a niece that likes crafts so I feel pretty certain that once I do want to purge, she will want it and that makes me feel good. Plus my MIL scraps too.

Is that too much? Call me a Paper Ho if you want!


 
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A little over 2 feet I would think.


 
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4-5 feet in Florida but about 10 feet in Canada.

Of that over 1/2 is DCWV and American Crafts Cardstock. I am ADDICTED to Cardstock. I have to have it all.


 
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About 2 feet and it is overwhelming me as I prepare for a crop and I am trying to decide what to bring!


 
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I'm going to guess somewhere around 10 - 12 feet. That's 3 shelves on a bookcase plus some extra that are stacked and my Christmas paper, which is probably 1 1/2 ft. itself! I have a lot of paper!
It's a sickness!


 
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It's so hard to resist cool papers! I do consider how I could use it, before I purchase.


 
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Yes, and CHA is this weekend (right around the corner from my house), so we will have more paper to buy!!


 
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  • bonprof Said:
Yes, and CHA is this weekend (right around the corner from my house), so we will have more paper to buy!!



Just a little bit jealous!


 
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I probably have about two feet total and still never seem to have the exact color I'm looking for... hmmmmm?


 
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Yes, and CHA is this weekend (right around the corner from my house), so we will have more paper to buy!!



Oh my! are you going? Have you ever been before? I can't imagine! I've seen photos but I would probably be bouncing off the walls!


 
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I am so embarassed. I have over 10 feet including pp and cardstock. I don't know when I got out of control so bad.

I not buying anything more (except for essentials) until I get it down to a manageable size. I do use it but just not fast enough. I am happy to say...I haven't bought anything since November. Keep your fingers crossed!


 
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OH MY GOSH.............speaking of paper have you seen the new Graphic 45 collections that are coming out? Botanical Tea, By the Sea and Good Ol' Sport. I will want all three collections! I'm in real trouble here.....Mid to late February, I might as well start saving.


 
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  • Vae on 01-08-14 03:15 PM
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I think I probably have about 12-15 feet. I have a bookshelf that is completely full of paper and each shelf is about 3 feet with 5 shelves.


 
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I am not going; its not open to the public, only members, vendors, etc. i think i would be overwhelmed!


 
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You take the cake, Vae!! We love you! Xo


 
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Mary, you take the cake too!! Bless you! Xo


 
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About 2-3 feet of 12x12 cardstock and pp About a foot of other sizes. And I still have problems finding what I want in solid cardstock!!


 
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I am thinking that I have between 7 to 8 feet of 12x12 pp and card stock. I so wish that you had not made me think of it. So glad that I made a promise not to buy more pp until I used up what I have. Unfortunately, I seem to have an addictive personality and so I break that promise too often. Why, oh why did I open this thread?


 
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Mine is in separate containers, but maybe 3 feet?


 
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  • PhotobearSam Said:
4-5 feet in Florida but about 10 feet in Canada.

Of that over 1/2 is DCWV and American Crafts Cardstock. I am ADDICTED to Cardstock. I have to have it all.




So is that Canadian feet?


 
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Canadian feet? Wouldn't that be in meters?


 
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4' of pp, cardstock, and collections. ANNNNNDDDD, I just purged over 9" worth. And a huge box of old stickers.

And I bought 2 collections last week as a reward for my purging!!





 
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  • 950nancy Said:
  • PhotobearSam Said:
4-5 feet in Florida but about 10 feet in Canada.

Of that over 1/2 is DCWV and American Crafts Cardstock. I am ADDICTED to Cardstock. I have to have it all.




So is that Canadian feet?







It's the US/Canadian exchange rate!!


 
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Let's just say I cant find a ruler!!

Truthfully, I estimate that I have about 4 feet of cardstock n paper. I just bought 6 new stacks the day after Christmas! But I finished two layouts today n used 9 pieces of paper, so I'm in the negative again n should probably go buy more, huh??


 
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I have about 2 feet of everything: paper, card-stock, pads. The only things I'm not including are card blanks and the new packs of A4 card I just bought. I make a lot of cards.


 
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LOL what a provoking question!

let me see... it's in expedit cubes, so that's about 14" high. 3 cubes full + cropper hopper (another 14") + another cube with page kits and cardstock. that makes it almost 6 feet.. yikes!


 
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I love a good stash of paper...its as fulfilling as the first cup of coffee of the day...or wine, or beer, or diet coke...


Edited by Juansmom on 01-09-14 07:43 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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  • Juansmom Said:
I love a good stash of paper...its as fulfilling as the first cup of coffee of the day...or wine, or beer, or diet coke...



This is worth repeating! I agree 100%!


 
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  • Mary W. Said:
  • Juansmom Said:
I love a good stash of paper...its as fulfilling as the first cup of coffee of the day...or wine, or beer, or diet coke...



This is worth repeating! I agree 100%!




DOUBLE AGREE! Love my stash!!


 
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Chris, I am right there with you!! I have a good stash of paper and would hate to think how high it would be if it was all stacked in one spot!! I still find myself being as conservative as possible when using, cutting, tearing paper. I have gotten better about not saving paper smaller than 2 inches, but find myself wondering if there is some way to collect all the paper lint after distressing the edges and making my own paper!!


 
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On closer inspection, I think I am closer to 3 feet than two. I managed to limit what I am bringing to the crop to about 14 inches. Excessive, but I didn't want to break up the stacks to just bring some of the papers. I also found a bunch that I will make available to my kids for their arts and crafts projects. Not quite getting it out of my stash, but a plan to get it used by _someone_!


 
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  • CrimsonMama Said:
OH MY GOSH.............speaking of paper have you seen the new Graphic 45 collections that are coming out? Botanical Tea, By the Sea and Good Ol' Sport. I will want all three collections! I'm in real trouble here.....Mid to late February, I might as well start saving.



Really???? You are evil.

P.S. Where can I get that botantical tea? LOL!


 
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Let me send you a PM about this!!!


 
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I don't know if I want to find out how much I have. It is stored all over my room. I am guessing 4-6 feet minimum. I just bought another 2 inches worth of paper today. I got a GC for Christmas and then the paper was 50% off.


 
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  • Anonymous on 01-10-14 02:53 AM
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I probably have 3-4 feet. It's funny when I come up with a pic and say, OMG, I have papers for that! I think I have papers I purchased when I first started scrapping about 9 yrs ago. I love, love, love paper!


 
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Ok, I added to my feet yesterday. I went to the Archiver's going out of biz Just Because. I'm bummed thinking that will be the last time. What a great store. They totally blame the big boxes for going out of biz. I have to say that the big boxes were already in biz before them so their own biz plan is probably to blame, not the big guys. They had a lot of TH stamps sets but you can get those at a bigger discount elsewhere. Seriously IMO but some stuff is just overpriced in the first place and the margins end up not being enough for a small guy to make money. But Still it's a shame because they have inventory the big boxes never had.

So I got some G45 and TH at 25% off which is sort of unusual to see that on sale.

So, I just added a couple of inches! Yikes I didn't need it but I love it!


 
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If I stacked all my cardstock and pp up, I would guesstimate that it would be between 2 and 3 feet high. Which is why I don't stack it up LOL!


 
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About 3 feet here.

The new G45 is very very pretty. Really want the botanical tea.

I LOVE patterned paper. About 95% of my paper is patterned vs. solid card stock.


 
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I thought I had a lot, but I probably have less than twelve inches. I have some catching up to do!


 
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You've only just begun! It's a sickness.


 
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I have about 24 inches of paper, sorted into containers.

However, I also have a 24 sq in box of beautiful chaos to finish sorting.


 
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I'm not home to go try to figure it out but I think I have at least 10 of the wood paper holders from hobby lobby and they provable hold over a foot in each.... I did purge a hug box to share with friends!


 
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I donated over 2 feet to my son's 2/3 grade teacher last year while in a pregnancy nesting state. (I do have moments where I regret it when I see a project come home with my precious…I mean my paper)

The timing couldn't have been more perfect since many of the manufacturers are coming out with baby lines I will have that space filled in no time! Plus with my current BO Bunny obsession I am still multi feet deep. I am really stuck since I have to give up my scrap room for the baby, I am having a hard time finding a good a spot in the house to relocate. Especially since my husband shot down my solution of just moving to a bigger house.


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I must have over 10 ft. of paper...been hoarding it for years and just recently retired so now I have time to play. I have given a lot away to family and friends because I keep buying the new lines that come out. I guess I'm just a paper addict!!!


 
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I am also a bo bumny fan! Love it!


 
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I am also a bo bunny fan!


 
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