I was over on Pinterest the other day, and somewhere between the Nutter Butter brownies and the hipster Granny wearing lip glasses, I found this crazy useful idea for creating a mini bookshelf for storing paper goods.
I like this method because it keeps paper easy to access—no riffling through filing cabinets or messing around with portfolios on a shelf— it’s all right there in easy reach. This is important to me because the easier something is to access, the more likely I will keep it in order. And when you store as much paper as I do, you take all the help you can get :)
All it requires is a handful of zip-ties and one of those wire cube cubby things. They sell them at Target, but I always see the laying around thrift stores for $5.00. Mine was free— it was already in the basement being used to hold mittens and whatnot. Seeing as I own exactly three mittens (not three pairs, just three), you can tell it saw a lot of action. Cubby is now much happier with his second life as a paper sorter.
*** Other nifty paper storage tricks I found on Pinterest