I know that most of you have incredibly clever ways to organize your digital files, so that you can find things easily. Me, not so much. I have them in folders. Not the correct folders, but folders, none the less. When I found out that you could do this…it was a YUGE lightbulb moment!!

How would you like to be able to see a preview of what is in your folders? Look at my ScrapGirls product folders!! You can see the product marketing preview instead of the little blue folder icon.

This is how I did it on my Mac. It is not the same procedure for a Windows based machine but I did see that it can be done.

Choose a folder that you wish to edit, in Finder. Open the folder to find your product preview JPG.


Double click the image, to open it in Preview.


Hit CTL A, to select the image. CTL C to copy the image. See the marching ants?


Close the window and highlight your main folder.  CTL I – to bring up the folder information.


Click the little folder in the upper lefthand corner of the pop up window. Then hit CTL V to paste the preview image to your folder.



Your folder preview will show the image you have pasted. VOILA!! Pretty cool, yes? This is a game changer for me. I hope it helps you too!! XO