Sunday, August 16, 2009

Coding for Files

Updated Jan 2010

So I can remember. . .

L = Left tab; C = Center Tab; R = Right Tab

Desk files (monthlies)/Cabinet Files (long terms)

Color Coding and Tab Index
Drawer 1
  • Rosehaven Publishing: Maroon (although I prefer to call it burgandy)
    L = Royalty Reports/Client Info
    M = Banking, Budget, Marketing, Projects/Admin & Long-term financials
    R = Monthly Bills/Vendor Info
  • Miles Ahead Publishing: Lavender
    L = Royalty Reports/Client Info
    M = Banking, Budget, Marketing, Projects/Admin & Long-term financials
    R = Monthly Bills/Vendor Info
  • Professional Pre-Press: Green
    L = Current Clients
    M = Banking, Budget, Marketing, Projects/Admin & Long-term financials
    R = Monthly Bills/Vendor Info
  • Desert Rose Designs: Light Blue
    L = Current Clients
    M = Banking, Budget, Marketing, Projects/Admin & Long-term financials
    R = Monthly Bills/Vendor Info

Drawer 2
  • Urban Botanic: Teal
    L = Monthly Bills/Vendor Info
    M = Banking, Budget, Marketing, Projects/Admin & Long-term financials
    R = Licensing Info/Reports

  • CustomScentsOnline—closed this company. Using the same files as UB.


Drawer 3
  • Home: Orange (for monthlies)
    L = Monthly bills
    C = Banking & Income
    R = Receipts (Medical, etc.)
  • Home: Navy (for long-term storage files)


Drawer 4
  • Writing: Yellow (because isn't that a happy color?)
  • Blogging: Misc DiVoga fancy folders with ultra cool designs that I found on CLEARANCE at Office Max!

  • Special Project: Dark Purple
    M = Projects
    R = Client Info/Invoices

  • Any Moment: Red
    L = Royalty Reports/Client Info
    M = Banking, Budget, Marketing, Projects/Admin & Long-term financials
    R = Monthly Bills/Vendor Info

I like the SMEAD brand: Jewel Tones and Brights; 11 pt weight; 1/3 cut. I prefer 2-ply tabs, but they're not available in all colors.

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