Photos can be a wonderful way to preserve memories and relive favorite past moments. However, they can also become a cluttered mess without an organized storage plan.
Probably the most important tool to have when you begin your photo organization project is a trash can. Statistics show the average person develops one roll of 24 pictures a month but only seven are worth keeping. You’ll probably find many photos in your collection that simply aren’t worth keeping.
Another tool you’ll need during your organization process is several manila envelopes. Do your best to sort the photos by year and place each group in the envelope with the year clearly marked on it. Place these envelopes in a strong cardboard box or storage bin. You’ll probably be able to store a decade’s worth of photos in a single container.
Collages and shadow boxes are great ways to display several photos from…
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