How to organize kids keepsakes so that you can find them easily. Enjoy the free printable birthday cards!
Let me show you how I organize my kids’ keepsakes (birthday cards) along with a free printable for you to download for your keepsakes.
I’m a super organized person but also super sentimental when it comes to keepsake stuff. Especially stuff for my kids.
Most baby books go until the age of 5 so I think it would be a good idea to save those special birthday cards from 1-5 years of age.
If you toss them, that’s fine. But if you are like me and want to keep some, here is my solution!
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Next slip it on the top of the birthday card pile and add them to photo box like this one.
This is my favorite paper cutter for cutting the card stock with.
Then you just need to wrap each pile of birthday cards for that year with pretty twine or ribbon.
Put all the 5 years of birthday cards into the photo box and store along with your child’s baby book.
I have two boxes for each of my kids.
One box I labelled ‘birthday cards’ for the five years of birthday cards and another box for just random keepsakes.
For the ‘keepsakes’ box, I have letters from Santa, tooth fairy letters, Valentine’s cards from mom and dad, anything special you’d like them to keep.
I have the keepsake boxes on a shelf in my office and I can add to that box throughout the year.
There are so many items for the kids that you can keep and if you don’t care about keeping birthday cards, then don’t stress yourself if you didn’t keep them or don’t want to hang on to them.
For me, one shoebox of cards is a sweet, sentimental item to keep.
And a keepsake box is a perfect way to add special momentos over the years.
I hope this helps you get your kids’ special birthday cards organized!
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