If note cards are crucial to your organisation system, you may have entertained the idea of getting a task board for them—and been shut down by the cost. Scratch that idea and make your own.
Brian, a programmer for organisation blog Unclutterer, uses note cards for his work flow. He shopped around for a task board only to be surprised at how pricey they were. Could a board designed to do nothing more than hold 3×5 cards really be worth $US40 or more? He opted to get crafty and create his own super-simple but effective display board for his 3×5 cards. Brian built his using nothing more than a piece of white artist’s board from an art store, some heavy duty rubber bands, and an inexpensive acrylic picture easel. A little label maker magic made it easy to see which rubber band holds which type of cards, and then he was done. It may not be made of exotic woods or hand-stitched leather, but it was a fraction of the price and does the job just fine. For more details about his project, check out the link below. If you’ve come up with your own ingenious way of managing your note cards, share the might of your 3×5-fu in the comments below. DIY Note Card Task Board [Unclutterer]