Like my Mom loves fabric, I love ribbon. Since I moved, I've had a GIANT box on the floor of my room which is where ALL of my ribbon has been kept. Until today.
Today, Alan helped me with a new ribbon rack. We modified a towel hanger we weren't using (it is meant to hang on the back of a door). We made it so it is wider than it's supposed to be, and can hold MORE MORE MORE spools of ribbon.
But, it doesn't hold it all. So, I've tucked smaller pieces of ribbon away in several pretty jars and boxes, and have my organza, patterned grosgrain, lace, rick rack and fancy fibers stored on the door rack.
Being a visual person, it's helpful for me to have things out where I can see them, or I forget I have them and they never get used.
I also seem to have a love for buttons. I recently added this jar to my shelves just for buttons. Here I keep my "every day" type of button. I still keep my antique and spotted/sparkly DoodleBug buttons in different
storage jars, but for a pretty mix of colors and
textures, this jar works great for storing my more ordinary buttons.
Thanks, Mom, for the need to have and use and collect pretty things.
It is a blessing... right?