Saturday, February 18, 2012

Ribbon storage that rocks!

I'm excited to share this great idea with you today. I've been trying to get my craft area more organized lately and I stumbled across this great idea from Amazing Paper Grace. You can see her post here. I thought... wow, I could do that too! I admit it, I'm a ribbon addict. Not only do I have a shelf full of Stampin' Up ribbons but I also had tons of other spools of ribbons hanging out in various places in my craft room, in boxes, loose on shelves etc.... So I emptied out one of the drawers in my organizer that sits next to where I work and went to town. Luckily I always save the cardboard backer sheets that come with all the Stampin' Up paper packs so I had a bunch of those. I cut them down to 3 inch by 3 inch squares so the ribobns would fit in this drawer and started winding!

Here's how it turned out:

Isn't it lovely? I think I will use it now that it's all pretty, organized and easy to access! PLUS- the amount of space I'm saving it amazing. I had a giant box of cardboard ribbon spools I recycled! previously each of the little cubbies in this drawer would only hold 4 or so spools. Now, as you can see they fit a dozen or so ribbons!

1 comment:

Becky said...

I love this ribbon organization. I have a question. Is the drawer unit you used a jet max or Michael's drawer unit with the dividers? Thanks for answering!


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