How to Use Shelves to Organize Paper

Here's how to use your shelving as a sorting station, using simple sticky notes. The simple wall I show you in this video helped us sort through paperwork so much quicker:

We used it to create categories such as:

Past trips and vacations 

Financial archives 

Family business 

Family history 

From there you can then create micro-categories.

Have you done something like this? Comment below if so. I would love to know.


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