DIY Framed Ribbon Holder

Hi Everyone!

It’s been a few days and I’ve been itching to post something. I’ve got two videos on the way, but I wanted to quickly share this project that I worked on yesterday. As my collection of crafting tools grow, I’m finding less and less room to store everything. I had to do something with my ribbons because they were starting to pile up.

Here is how I had it stored before yesterday:

ink storage

It was just sitting on a rod that was put through some plaques. I’ve clearly run out of space. While I was at Michael’s last week browsing through their clearance isle, I came across this canvas photoframe that was on clearance for $4! So I knew instantly what I wanted to do. I asked my husband to pick up some additional wooden rods and some hooks so that I can create a framed ribbon holder.

Framed Ribbon Holder 5

My husband screwed the hooks in place for me – apparently it’s hard on your fingers because you have to apply a great deal of pressure! Sorry hubby…I love you!

Framed Ribbon Holder 4

He trimmed the rods down to the length of the frame for me…and to keep the rods from sliding off the hooks, I just wrapped some hemp at the ends until I was satisfied. 🙂 Quick solution but it probably won’t be permanent. But for now, I’m happy!

Framed Ribbon Holder

While I was putting this together, I was so frustrated by the ribbon pieces wanting to unravel. So I cut some double sided foam tape into little pieces and used them to adhere loose ribbon.

Framed Ribbon Holder 3

It’s not permanent and I think it’s a great solution.

I’m so happy I did this and I hope that someone else will find this helpful!

Here is what it looks like now:

Framed Ribbon Holder 1

5 thoughts on “DIY Framed Ribbon Holder

  1. Wow! I like your ribbon holders. Very clever. So happy I found you on YouTube. I don’t know how long you’ve been crafting, but you are a Super Talented Young Woman….Hope to see lots more from you.


    1. Hi Mynn! You are so sweet and so kind! I’m glad you found me too! I’ve been doing this about 1 year. Just started my blog just before xmas 2014 and started doing videos the week before Easter. 🙂


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