Top Five Ways to Store Ribbon with Ease Williamsburg VA

Ribbon feels like the sprinkles on the scrapbooking cake, beautifully topping off pages with a splash of color and texture. And as easy as this supply is to use, it's even easier to purchase, which means storage solutions are in order. We have answers that will keep your stunning collection neat and tidy.

Scavenger's Paradise
(757) 565-4125
7059 Richmond Rd
Lightfoot, VA
 
Prince George Art & Frame
(757) 229-7644
1303 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Hancock Fabrics
(757) 253-8484
210 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA
 
Haus Tirol-The Stitching Well
(757) 220-0313
Kingsmill Village Shops
Williamsburg, VA
 
Creative Touch Inc
(757) 886-9600
15439 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA
 
Holly Hill Antiques
(804) 695-1146
9162 John Clayton Memorial Hwy
Gloucester, VA
Hours
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The Trimble Collection
(757) 220-3456
1915 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA
 
Stamp 'n Memories
(757) 565-7323
801 D Merrimac Trail
Williamsburg, VA
 
Williamsburg Fine Art
(757) 564-9484
6592 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Michaels Arts & Crafts
(757) 833-0466
315 Chatham Dr
Newport News, VA
 

Top Five Ways to Store Ribbon with Ease

Ribbon feels like the sprinkles on the scrapbooking cake, beautifully topping off pages with a splash of color and texture. And as easy as this supply is to use, it's even easier to purchase, which means storage solutions are in order. Whether you have large spools or small, straight strands or scraps, we have answers that will keep your stunning collection neat and tidy.

1. Small Spools

Smaller drawer units with dividers (like this one from Target) work wonderfully when it comes to sorting and storing bitty ribbon spools. Simply separate your ribbon in a way that works for you (color, theme, manufacturer, etc.) and tuck them away until you're ready to play.

2. Larger Spools

Don't shy away from larger spools of ribbon just because they won't fit neatly in a drawer. Instead, cut a long strand of ribbon in half, knot it at the end, thread your spools and hang them on a hook where you can easily access them.

Tip: When selecting a hook to hang your spools from, look at one that rests slightly away from the wall, which will allow your spools to hang properly.

Tip: If you have more spools than will fit on a single hook, don't be afraid to hang several hooks or use a towel rack like this one from IKEA .

Bonus Idea
Do you have more horizontal wall space than vertical? Use a small ledge shelf to hold your larger spools.

-see more ribbon storage ideas on page 2-

Appeared in: November 2009 « Prev 1 2 3 Next »  

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