Organizing Ribbon

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This ribbon was out of control. I used to hang my ribbon under shelving using wooden dowels in my old office but there are no shelves in my new office….so I had to come up with another plan. Here’s the before:

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And the after:

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I used these inexpensive expandable tension mini curtain rods (I bought mine at Walmart….you can also get them online here….the brass one are cheaper) so that I wouldn’t have to drill into any furniture:

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These are inexpensive and non-permanent…..I can easily remove and add more ribbon….and it doesn’t alter the furniture in any way:

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Put them in a cabinet or in a bookcase….and add as many rods as you need for your ribbon:

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It still looks nice behind glass cabinet doors too!

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This would also work for Washi Tape and other similar items! Total cost: under $10.





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  1. 1
    Heather D says:


  2. 2
    Karen Hayes says:

    I LOVE your ideas! I can’t wait until my craft room is done! :)

  3. 3

    Great idea. Hope I remember it! ha

  4. 4
    Candi says:

    What a great idea, I bought one at joanns and it only holds a few, now I know what to do.

  5. 5
    Sydney says:

    Great idea, thanks for sharing!

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    Ellie says:

    I use tension rods for a lot of things…thanks for this idea!

  7. 7

    Love this idea, and they coordinate with your books :) .

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    Bonnie Hawkins says:

    where do i purchase one of the big hanger to store ribbon in the closet on?