Storing Small Supplies For Travel

By on November 2, 2009
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Storing Small Supplies for Travel

By: Sherrie Lingerfelt

If you are looking for a few  supplies to help with your travel, make sure to visit our Tools for great ideas!

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    November 2, 2009 at 9:21 pm

    Thank you for some fantastic ways of storing while traveling. We are laking about going on a road trip for a few months and these storage tips will be invaluable. Sharon

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    Karen Daviw

    November 2, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    I like to carry my tools with me. The security agent suggested that I put them in a freezer bag so they can easily be seen when I go through security. They can be measured and deemed okay. They are heavy, but they don’t take up a lot of space and I don’t have to worry about them disappearing.

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    Cindy Stanley

    November 5, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    Another great storage compartment is from Home Depot. Look in their nail and things storage units and you should find a unit that contains 4 storage cases with dividers that you can place any way you want. My units are the famous Home Depot orange and the storage units are contained within it. It has a handle for you to use and I also label want the contents are in each storage container. I own 12 now and when I am traveling I can pull the storage containers I want to use and place them in one unit to take with me. They are a great value at about $10.00 each.

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    November 12, 2009 at 6:51 pm

    Could you please tell me where you get those wonderful containers that fold out to the side? I have been trying to locate them without any success. Thank you loads.

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      November 16, 2009 at 8:31 pm

      Try looking on the Internet first, by searching for hobby and craft supply stores; check out what they have and then either place an order on-line or go to visit the store in person, where you can see before you buy.

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    November 15, 2009 at 9:31 pm

    For information about traveling with your tools, check out the aritcle found here:

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    Val Bogdan

    January 12, 2010 at 11:33 am

    Another great place for storage containers is Walmart in the sporting goods department. The Plano , and other brands, clear plastic flat containers have adjustable dividers and can be stacked or fitted into the various carriers. Make sure you know what you will be using each one for, like if you need to slide small beads out using your fingers, make sure there is no lip on the individual compartments. I love to shop those areas in hardware stores also. Have fun organizing, it’s a continuous “chore”.

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    Barbara Burkett

    August 21, 2010 at 8:21 am

    The storage container that Cindy Stanley uses is great. I would recommend it highly. The 4 containers are great for storage, they’re easily transportable and they are so reasonably priced: $10 for the whole thing. I only wish I had found them when I first began so all my containers would uniform and so easily transported.

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    May 1, 2015 at 10:46 am

    I take these ideas one step farther- Many of the small flight size rolling suit cases fit with the fishing boxes and with the drawer type hardware storage cabinets. Measure your boxes or cabinets then head for the thrift stores to find the suitcase that fits your boxes. I usually travel with one case for supplies and one for my finished jewelry. Plastic shoeboxes also stack nicely in these suitcases.Happy traveling.