Friday, January 9th, 2009

Favorite Organizing Tips from Ariana of Paper Cloud


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Paper Cloud, ArianaPaper Cloud was started in 2006 by husband and wife team Matt & Ariana Broerman. They design and produce handmade pillows, lighting, apparel, and journals in their home studio in Cincinnati, Ohio.

When I was small – 4 or 5 – my family visited my grandparents in Florida and I found a shoebox in which I neatly organized all the things I thought were important. I now have lots more to organize, but the same desire to keep things tidy has stayed with me.

Paper Cloud Work Station

When we set up our home studio, we realized that we needed storage that could double as workspace. We bought filing cabinets and big metal drawers at an overstock liquidation outlet. Then Matt bought plywood which he finished and screwed onto the metal pieces to create long work benches. The solution was cheaper than Read the rest of this entry »