I went through the Stamp-n-storage web site and wrote down what I would get – conservatively – for my new craft room. I figured that I might as well get the Ikea inserts so I could have a wall of color. I went on Ikea’s website and currently for the largest Kallax unit, the 5 cube by 5 cube, or just about 6 feet tall unit costs $180.00
From the Stamp-n-storage website I would choose the 5 1/2 x 11 paper holders with the 3 side 12 x 12 paper storage. I don’t have many 12 x 12 one color cardstocks because I don’t scrapbook, but I always buy 1 family color of the 12 x 12, just in case I want to use it to make a box or envelope or something. I would need 4 of those. They are currently each $43.75. So my total would be $187.00. I was a little bit shocked. I thought, well maybe I could have this wall of color that I wanted.
I would also need a 12 x 12 paper holder for my DSP. That would cost me $94.75. If I had a spot for 12 x 12 DSP, I might as well have a spot for 6 x 6 DSP, wouldn’t you agree? So there is another $76.75. So $171.50 for DPS, and by budget expands.
I have a few Distressed inks, and a holder for the Distressed inks and blending tools costs $68.75. I also have some Distressed ink spots, so I need a place for them, add on another $14.75, but that does not include the drawers the ink spot holder sits in. So I need an Alex drawer system and that will cost me $80.00. Man is this getting expensive.
Next there are the punch holders. If I just had a spot for my current punches, and placed my retired punches elsewhere, I would need at least 2 holders as there are only 24 spots for the punches. Yes the smaller punches can sit in 1 spot but still I’ll need 2 punch holders. They cost $55.75 for a total of $111.50.
Have you seen Stamp-n-Storage’s ribbon holder. That would help make the wall of color very pretty. Tack on another $52.75 for the ribbon holder and we have a total of just about $1,000.00.
In all honesty that is not a lot of storage for $1,000.00, or at least I don’t think so. I might start with the 8 1/2 x 11 storage and the ribbon storage and then add as I go. I wonder what the shipping is like . . . eeek!