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Old 03-05-2012, 08:30 AM   #1
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How do you store your snaps?

Title says it all. I need to find a new, more convenient way to store mine.

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I store them in ziplock type bags. The bags are sorted by color,design(like the engraved caps are sorted by cars all together instead of by color), and function (caps, sockets, studs). I keep them in 2 upcycled plastic containers. (My nice spin on the big clear containers with lids you get if you purchase the "family size" salad or spinach! They stack nicely and fit on the bookshelf in my craft room.) The containers are big enough for me to keep my pliers etc in them.
I tried a bead sorter type container but it was inconvenient as the slots were not big enough.
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I store them in ziplock type bags. The bags are sorted by color,design(like the engraved caps are sorted by cars all together instead of by color), and function (caps, sockets, studs). I keep them in 2 upcycled plastic containers. (My nice spin on the big clear containers with lids you get if you purchase the "family size" salad or spinach! They stack nicely and fit on the bookshelf in my craft room.) The containers are big enough for me to keep my pliers etc in them.
I tried a bead sorter type container but it was inconvenient as the slots were not big enough.
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Re: How do you store your snaps?

I have this, exactly. A 50 ct complete set fits in the small drawers plus a little, and I can just fit 200 full piece sets in the bottom bigger ones for my most used colors. I can't find a direct link to buy one but you can find it at any hardware store, it's called nuts and bolts storage.

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I store them in ziplock type bags. The bags are sorted by color,design(like the engraved caps are sorted by cars all together instead of by color), and function (caps, sockets, studs). I keep them in 2 upcycled plastic containers. (My nice spin on the big clear containers with lids you get if you purchase the "family size" salad or spinach! They stack nicely and fit on the bookshelf in my craft room.) The containers are big enough for me to keep my pliers etc in them.
I tried a bead sorter type container but it was inconvenient as the slots were not big enough.
I have mine in ziploc bags too - sorted by color, style/theme, and function. Like you, I tried a bead sorter thing, individual mini containers, and a couple other methods, but they were not big enough. Right now, I have one of those small 3 drawer rubbermaid things (desktop size), and I have the bags sorted in there. Its pretty convenient, but I still have to dig through for the right bag color.
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I have this, exactly. A 50 ct complete set fits in the small drawers plus a little, and I can just fit 200 full piece sets in the bottom bigger ones for my most used colors. I can't find a direct link to buy one but you can find it at any hardware store, it's called nuts and bolts storage.

Awesome! Thank you for sharing.
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A fishing tackle container. The clear type with a bunch of compartments (not the tackle box but the organizers you can put in the tackle box)... But I honestly don't have many snaps.
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A fishing tackle container. The clear type with a bunch of compartments (not the tackle box but the organizers you can put in the tackle box)... But I honestly don't have many snaps.
Thats a good idea. I have A LOT of snaps though.
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I use the hardware nut & bolt drawers too....see the middle shelf the gray thingy?



I also use some of the extra drawers for sewing machine needles and FOE.
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I use ziplocks(I don't have a ton of colors or anything) in a small takle box that holds the accessories and pliers too. I don't do dipes anymore only crafts so it is nice and compact.
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