Craft, Craft Storage

Up-cycled ribbon storage.

Hi everyone,

Here is my upcycled ribbon storage.

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I have used a long aluminium foil middle and two lolly sticks from twizzler ice lollys. They are round dowel sticks rather than your usual sticks.

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I cut the aluminium foil tube in half and then measured 7 cm up from the bottom of each one and put a hole in it.

I then measured 2 cm down from the top and put another hole in them both. The hole has to be big enough to take the dowel but still a snug fit.

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Do not glue them in. You need to be able to take them in and out to put your ribbons on.

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It isn’t the most sturdy of structures and so is still a work in progress. I also am looking for some buttons the right size and colour to fit on the top of the foil middles. I have a shorter foil middle that is waiting for a partner so I can make one with three rows. If you look at the top picture I have all of my scraps of ribbon in a big glass jam jar.

Here is my first attempt at ribbon storage with toilet roll middles. It worked but took up more space and was unattractive.

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I hope you like this idea. Let me know by clicking the like button below.

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