I miss Rolodexes. Sure, I love having my iPhone with all my addresses and contacts in it but I miss Rolodexes just the same. All those little cards with names, phone numbers added and crossed off and added again; business cards stapled to a card; or those extra special cards that either came pre-cut to fit in your Rolodex or earned the rare plastic sleeve to make it easier to find.
When I found this article about Envelopements custom made and wildly colorful Rolodex that they call a Roll-O Decks, I wanted one with the passion of a toddler in the toy aisle at Target. Let’s just say that when I discovered that Envelopements is no longer selling them that the toddler metaphor continued to the tantrum I threw knowing I couldn’t order one RIGHT NOW.
What it did leave me was with the distinctive urge to make my own colorful Rolodex. I could fill it with contact information, idea starters or just admire its rainbow of colors.
Now I just need to find the perfect vintage Rolodex to start my project…