Friday, February 5, 2010

Fresh Idea Friday- Make an {ippity} Flip Book!

Hello {ippity} fans!!  TGIF!!

It's Kelly here and I don't think I have ever been more glad to see a Friday come than today!!  You see I have been on call since I returned from CHA and it has been REALLY busy at work!! So I finally have a day off tomorrow and I can't wait!! I will get to play with some of the brand new {ippity} and get some sneak peeks ready for you guys to see!! 

Are you ready to get your hands on some new {ippity}???

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Only 10 more days until the New Release!!!  Woohoo!!

So on with today's Fresh Idea for you!!

I made a Flip Book to use as a reference for my stamp sets!

I consider myself an organizer and love for things to have their place and be in order.  I have a system in place for organizing my stamps and it might be a bit different from yours.  I remove my {ippity} stamps from their original chipboard packaging and store them in CD holders.  The smaller sets fit into one CD case and the larger ones require two!

Because of my system, the packaging is no longer with the stamp sets so I can't see at a glance what stamps each set contains.  So I decided to create a flip book that has a small picture of each set in it that I can keep near my CD cases filled with {ippity} for easy reference!

To make this I used the third from the smallest Nestability Label Eight and cut out the front and back covers from recycled {ippity} packaging!  That is why it is brown! I then cut the next size smaller Nestie onto coordinating DP.  The paper I chose was from the BG Mellow collection paper pad.  
I stamped the Snippity of ippity hollow frame and the title onto coordinating CS and then cut it out and colored in the butterfly using my Copic markers.  I adhered the label onto my cover and decorated it with some Prima and Making Memories flowers and added a ribbon from American Crafts!  It was super easy to make!

To make the interior pages, I saved the images of the kits from the {ippity} Chicks site and printed them out onto CS so they would fit inside the covers. The approximate size of the booklet is 2 3/4 x 4 inches.  The booklet is held together with a ring binder that I can enlarge as my collection does!  

So now when I want to make a card or project using my {ippity} stamps, I just have to leaf through my Flip Book until I find the stamp that most inspires me.  It is much easier for me to use my Flip Book than to glance at each CD case or even pull up the pictures on the website!  

I hope you like it and might find it to be helpful for you too!

Leave a comment and let us know how you like to organize your {ippity} stamps!  

Have a wonderful Friday and a great weekend!!  For some more Unity inspiration, be sure to hop along on today's Friend's with Flair celebration happening over at the Unity blog!!  


  1. LOVE this!
    Perfect to carry around to show off Ippity!

  2. What a fantastic idea! That would help me when I'm posting a project and can't remember what set the image was from!

  3. WOW! Kelly, this is great! I usually pull out my stamps and look at the packaging. I like this idea MUCH better! Thanks for sharing.

  4. kelly, this IS a great idea-i agree with elisabeth--it would help when i'm writing my posts!

  5. Great idea, must get organised one day!

  6. Wow! Now THIS is a smart idea! Looks great too! :)

  7. What a great way to organize your {ippity} sets! I tried to do this and got a "bum" set of CD cases from Staples, they were ALL cracked :( Have to get there to return them so I can get organized too!!!!! LOVE the flip book :)

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  9. Kelly!!!! Are you like the MASTER of all organization or what? This is the most fabulous flippin idea ever...thanks for sharing your {ippity} ideas! *smile*

  10. Oh Kelly I remember seeing this months ago on the Hip Hop.. and love it when you did this with your Unity.. I have a few set like this and just love your great idea of making this flip book.. Awesome!!
    Right now I only have 3 ippity sets and I store them in the Unity storage snap cases.. this way I see all my sets in front of me. but the flip book i will just have to make to see the images better.. guess what I will be doing in the morning. thanks for sharing Xx

  11. Kelly this idea is absolutely AMAZING and so well educated! I need to do something like this! Thanks for the help Kelly you super cutie cutie!

  12. I adore this idea Kelly!!! Thanks so much for sharing it with us! Hope you're able to get a bit of rest!

  13. fabulous idea and what a great little book! I'm working on one of these, but it's so I can show my customers the sets easier! great post today!

  14. This IS the BEST organizing tip EVER!!! Thank you so much...I will be creating my little book as well!!!

  15. This is an AWESOME idea! I LOVE it and I will definitely be making one soon! Thanks so much for the wonderful tutorial!