We give you tips and ideas on storing direct mail coupons. These DIY coupon organizer ideas will make you want to collect vouchers so you, too, can save big!
It's exciting to take a little stroll to your mailbox, flip through magazines, newspapers, and brochures and gather coupons that can help you save on everyday items. A Vericast Consumer Intel Report revealed that direct mail is loved - by all generations, not just your grandma! Two-thirds of the consumers surveyed (68%) said they use the coupons they get in the mail.
If you're new to couponing (or a chaotic collector), we have DIY organizer ideas to arrange your vouchers.
Depending on your preference and commitment to couponing, you may want a simple and small coupon file that you can take into stores. Or you may wish to use something larger if labels, stickers, and stationary get you excited.
First, find an expandable binder, file, or coupon organizer wallet that you like. If you're looking for a free coupon organizer, see what you already have a home - it can be a basket or envelopes that you ring-bind together. Make sure your coupon organizer is secure (something with a zipper is a winner) so that coupons don't fall out and get lost in your handbag.
Who doesn't love pretty stationery? Allocate a drawer, separate case, or zipper bag for all the tools that will help you coupon collect. When you're ready to page, cut, and organize, you don't need to go hunting for your stationery. Consider the following items:
Give yourself the power to save by having the following sections in the first few pages of your file. When you open your fancy DIY coupon organizer wallet, these are some sleeves you may want to see first:
Categorization allows you to quickly flip between deals for grocery items, pet goods, home cleaning supplies, restaurants and entertainment, individual stores, medication, etc. The topics of your coupons can vary greatly, and it's up to you how detailed you'd like to be with your categories and sub-categories. Use file separators (insert pockets or envelopes) and stickers to organize as you go.
With an organizational system that works, your coupon hobby will be fun and save you big bucks in the long run.
Every week, Save Direct Mail delivers valuable offers and grocery circulars. Start filling your coupon organizer wallet with localized and exciting coupons and deals for maximum savings that will make you smile!