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Showstring Organization

Happy Wednesday! I’m sure pretty much every single person reading this post is most likely in quarantine and you are most likely bored out of your tree. Whether you are a photo shower, live shower, or just a collector of plastic ponies, you should have your collection organized in some way. This post is more directed to showers, but maybe this will bring some inspiration to some non-showers as well. About a week ago, Kristen from @bluemountainstable (go checkout her social medias!) did a live video on her Instagram story showing how she's organizing her ribbons and collection.  I got instantly inspired, so that's what I decided to do as well.  I began by getting all of my ribbons together and sorted them into piles for each model that received each ribbon.  Then, I grabbed my laptop, and opened up Google Sheets. I made a page that is my Model Horse Showstring. I split it up into my OF Models, and my CM models. Just a tip, organize your models in alphabe
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