Ribbon!!! Gah! Is there no fool proof way of organizing it? If we can send people to the moon, shouldn’t we be able to cure ribbon woes? I tried everything—boxes, clips, spools, hocus pocus, magic…you name it. Nothing worked for me. Then I saw some inspiration at Hobby Lobby with a little card, and I knew I was onto something. Or Cropper Hopper was onto something.
Step 1—wait. Step 0.1: Don’t pick up anything in the background of your pictures. Ok…
Step 1: Gather the right materials. I got all my ribbon around, cut up some cardboard I had laying around (more on that later), and bought a cute basket at the dollar store.
Step 2: Sort. Once I had all my ribbon in one place, I went through and organized them as best I could by color. Step 2.5: Realize I have a bit of an issue with green ribbon.
Step 3: Wrap and tape, wrap and tape, wrap and tape until you have a pretty little basket full of pretty little ribbons.
While the other ideas were good for other people, I knew I wanted as much of my ribbon together as possible. And I wanted it condensed.
Later in the week, I’ll be able to show you where I’m storing it. Wanna see a sneak peak of where I’m storing it?
You guessed it. Right there in that flower bouquet. It’s so condensed, you can’t even see it.