When I am working on a project at home, I use plastic button envelopes to carry my plans/sketches, swatches/samples, dimensions and tools in. That way when I am out and about, I have everything I need to make decisions about what to buy (or not). I got the idea from Martha in the September 99 issue of the magazine.
Check out yesterday’s post from sfgirlbybay. I love her use of the pretty fabric cases and the mini tape measure from Muji!