Put a colored sheet of cardstock in a page protector. Place solid-colored paper scraps in front of the cardstock and patterned-paper scraps in back. Store the scraps in an acrylic container.
I use 12x12 page protectors and store them in a basket underneath my craft table, right next to my chair. I can simply flip through them and pull out the color I want anytime.
|My Scrap Basket|
|Easy to flip through and pull out the page protector of the color I want.|
|Red solid scraps.|
|Red patterned scraps.|
|Blue solid scraps.|
|Blue patterned scraps.|
Since I have set my scraps up in this system, I am constantly using them. It is the perfect system for me, however I know there are numerous ideas of how to store scraps. Here's a link to a recent article at Practical Scrappers that shows several ways to store scraps: Scraps - Storage Solutions.
How about you? Do you save and use your scraps? How do you store them?