Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ribbon Storage

Hello Craft world,
I am so excited! I have been doing some much needed organization in my craft room and it is starting to look and feel great! Don't you find that you are much more creative when everything is all neatly organized or is this just me? Anyways, last summer I went to a yard sale and found cute little shelves. The man told me he had made them himself for his wife years ago, He had $10 marked on each. It was getting late in the day and I had already brought a lot of stuff but I was thinking they would be about the right size for ribbon. He saw me thinking about it and told me he would sell them both for $5. I agreed thinking even if not for ribbon I could use them somewhere. What a great deal! Brian and I stopped at the hardware store and got a length of quarter inch round (think base boards). We varinshed the quarter inch round and he nail gunned it on for me. Tada now the shelf was perfect for ribbon because it couldn't roll off the front! I only wanted one done at the time because I didn't think I had enough ribbon for two. I Figured I would use the other one for something else and didn't want the lip on it. (I have no idea what I was thinking, lol). Just the other day we finally got around to finishing the second one as all my ribbon never really fit on the first, lol. Below is a picture of just the one and my overflow draw and then a picture of both hung side by side. Don't they look great?!
Thanks for looking!



Love That Bug said...

They are adorable and what a great deal you got. I too find it much easier to be creative if my room is neat and tidy
Hugs, Stacy

Jan said...

Awesome!! I agree that an organized craft area is soooo much better to create in! I dream of a Scrapbox~but I'll never be able to afford one if I don't stop buying paper, embellishments, cartridges, etc! :D
Happy Crafting!!

Denise said...

What a pretty way to store your ribbon! You got a fabulous deal on them.

Deanne Gutierrez said...

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Deanne :)

Sylvia x said...

great idea and bargain shelves too

sylvia xx

Georgiana said...

Lucky you to get such a great deal.


Kristie said...

Great job organizing all of your ribbon. Now you have to make sure you use it. I organized all mine but then I never end up using it! lol!

amie said...

wow i love ribbons too
im a new follower would 4 u 2 follow me to
hope 2 c there

Amyzcrazylife said...

I really like your ribbon storage idea. i will have to keep a look out for a shelve unit like this. I am a new follower here from the link up party.

sillyp said...

great find, I love when my mind starts turning like that and it all works out perfectly. I love your pink card with the mini banner on it, very lovely. Stopping by from the link up party.
New follower