You might remember this picture of my ribbon towers from Where Bloggers Create II. Well, the ribbon towers were pretty to look at and pretty functional but I was tired of them being in my way every single time I used the sewing machine.
When I visited all the wonderful art rooms in the Where Bloggers Create III party I was blown away with how organized some of those rooms were and I knew I could do better.
So... I tackled a little project tonight. Out with ribbon towers and in with the new and improved ribbon storage over the closet door. I used a long curtain rod and hung it from hooks because the brackets that came with it were too short for the ribbon spools. It worked out pretty good since it has a little swing to it so I won't mash the whole thing when I swing the door with too much enthusiasm.
I am sure they won't stay organized by color since I can promise you I won't be removing spools to add a new one! I also hung a shorter one over the window behind the sewing machine. That one didn't get a picture because it is SO hard to take a picture against that window. It holds all the "neutral" colors. I like the way the ribbons dangle so I can just clip off what I want.
Thanks to blogland, an evening well spent and a project crossed off the list!