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Published on April 17th, 2014 | by Jerry

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Pappis goes for PAPer archIveS





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Materials: PAPPIS, adhesive paper

A long time ago I did a hack for filing my 43 suspension folders.

I needed more and more to go into these files, so got tired (or older?) to lift the ‘heavy’ lid each time. I looked for several options to find a new system but they were either too expensive or too …rough office-like.

Then my eyes caught an old Pappis box and I gave it a try to do something with it.
I’m surprised by the result and how sturdy it is: I really expected it to be a temporary solution but… it will last a lot more time than I initially thought. The result is not ugly on your shelf and you can customise it the way you wish!

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As I’m sure some questions will pop up the hanging files themselves and their size because I myself had a looooot when looking at solution:
- I used these ones (Esselte Pendaflex): simple but I have them for …at least 15 years and they are still in good shape.
- I was also surprised I could fit all my A4 papers of course, but also enveloppes and wide plastic files for instance. this was a bonus as I thought I might have needed to reorganise the existing files

Jerry, BE

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