Wednesday, March 30, 2016

How we deal with our children's artwork

My daughters have a prodigious output of artwork: paintings, drawings, little booklets they've put together, family portraits. It took us a long time to figure out what the hell to do with it all.

Here's the system we've arrived at:

First, we saved up and got a 17"x22" Alvinn art portfolio and several sets of pages.

We keep a box where artwork goes, and periodically will go through it and make three piles: archive, trash, and maybe.

Then we trash both the trash pile and secretly also trash the maybe pile :)

We use glue sticks to glue some of the archive stuff onto pages, but some of the stuff we set aside to archive ends up just going back in the general pile :)

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