5 Minute Ribbon Holder

3:44 PM

The other day I was cleaning my craft room and realized just how much ribbon I had. I finally had enough to make some sort of a ribbon holder. Gasp. Every crafter's dream. Not really but it's been on my "to do" list for a while. So I finally set to it. 

I found a dowel at the hardware store for around 60 cents. I had my dad cut it into 2 pieces on his big fancy saw. 
Then I drilled two holes using a drill press on a block of wood and sanded the dowels and the block.
 I added a little bit of wood glue to the holes, and stuck the dowels in. A few coats of paint and about 10 minutes for drying time I was done. The longest part was painting it which I didn't necessarily have to do so that's why the title is only "5 minute" instead of 10.


My OCD kicks in when I notice that the two ends aren't even. I think that happened when the dowel was cut in half. Oh well. They do say measure twice, cut once for a reason!

 Here it is in it's new home!


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  1. Awesome makeover! You should have seen mine before I cleaned it up. I love it!

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  2. I love this ribbon storage idea. (Sorry, I think the above comment was meant for your craft room post.) I have spent some time this morning looking at your blog and I think it's pretty awesome. I am happy to be following you via GFC. I would love to do a feature on you and your blog in the near future. Let me know if you are interested.

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  3. Great idea -now if I can only corral all my spools of ribbon! Came over from Creative Princess to drool over an organized work space.

    Distressed Donna Down Home

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  5. Just pinned this to make later!

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  6. Very clever ! Going make me one !

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  7. Great job!! Fast and functional that's my kind of craft! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

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  8. you're so organized! i love how the ribbon holder turned out. have a fab weekend!

    Hugs,
    Lelanie @ to-sew-with-love.com

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