Wednesday, 2 July 2014

WOYWW 2nd July

Here is my WOYWW (What's On Your Workbench Wednesday).  If you want to know more about this weekly event, take a look at Julia's blog

Carrying on from last weeks WOYWW post, here are two of the boxes with the ribbons in.

I was talking with my dad and said I could do with a label thingy.  He disappeared into the garage and came back with one and a load of tape.  So here are the boxes labeled up.  There's actually three boxes, but I hadn't realised I'd only photographed two.

I have one empty box, so of course I'll have to buy some more ribbons:)  I am hoping to go to The Range Thursday after a hospital appointment, so will see what I  can find.  I have loads of ribbons, not just in these boxes, but hey I know you'll agree we can never have enough:)

Hope you have a fab WOYWW.


  1. wish I could store my ribbons that tidily, but mostly have loose bits not whole reels. Happy WOYWW Helen 2

  2. Anonymous08:13:00

    My problem is I never seem to have REELs of ribbon, just yardage. But the boxes do look mighty handy for other things. Cheers for the tip.

    Happy WOYWW!
    Mary Anne (1)

  3. Ooh you buy ribbon on spools..have you seen Brenda's Giraffe's lovely. Boxes are nice and practical and if you could see my ribbon arrangement, you'd howl in disgust. I might show you next week...depends how strong I'm feeling in terms of shrugging off all the advice and brickbats!!

  4. Hi Sue, great ribbon storage. Happy WOYWW and have a super week RobynO#8

  5. Hope you enjoy your trip to The Range. Let us see what you end up doing with your ribbons.
    Have a fun week
    Gillian #28

  6. How odd - I've been using my label maker this week too!
    Yep - definitely room for more ribbon, ALWAYS room for more ribbon!
    Happy WOYWW

  7. I like that way to keep your ribbon, Sue. Keeps all the different reels visible. Mine get a bit jumbled 'cos the boxes are too wide. Must see what I can do....
    Enjoy your visit to the Range!!
    Margaret #9

  8. It feels so good to get those items organized and to still be able to see through the plastic to see what's in the box!

  9. Great storage solution ! and great Dad!
    robyn 25

  10. Helen & Mary Ane, I have loads of oddments as well and store them in various ways. See my WOYWW 5th March.

    Robyn, Thanks you too.

    Gillian, I always do enjoy going to The Range:) Have to admit there's not much I need, but as we all know it's not what we need:)

    Laura, Thank you. I knew you'd agree:)

    Margaret, Maybe you could add some cardboard to hold the ribbons better and in the little space left over put some reels, like I have along the side.

    Hazel, I hate having things away in boxes and cupboards, as I forget what I've got. Trouble is I don't have a separate craft room, so have to keep tidy.

    Robyn, Thank you:)

  11. Julia, Just went over and had a look at Brendas storage. OMG!!! It's fab:)

  12. Hi Sue - I too love ribbon - addicted to it :-) Happy WOYWW Anne x

  13. Ha! Well, at least you still have room to grow! :)

  14. Love the storage, very tidy and great that you can see what's inside too.
    Happy crafting and have a great week, Angela x # 48

  15. Anne, Maybe we should start a Ribbons Anonymous group:)

    houndstooth, Grow it will. When I started I only had one box with all my crafting stuff in. Now that one box won't even hold my ribbons, let alone everything else:)

    Angela, I like to be tidy:)

  16. I to have loads of ribbon, especially the super wide organza.. I have never used it, cant tie a bow to save my life, but it is lovely stuff to own and touch occasionally x

  17. tocovya, I know what you mean. I keep my favourite ribbons and Washi Tape for special cards:)

  18. Hi Sue,

    Like most everything else, ribbon seems to pile up at my house. I like the orange/yellow tape the label maker uses. I bought a label maker but it's not heavy duty so I haven't used it much at all.

    Love the paw prints for your background!

    Happy belated WOYWW
    Peace, Kay (60)

  19. Kay, The label maker dad gave me is a very heavy duty one. Lukcily he had loads of spare tape, as I'm not sure I could get it now for this machine.

    Thank you. I thought as my blog is mainly for dog talk it was appropriate.

    Thanks for stopping by.

  20. Hi Sue, Thanks for the info on your ribbon boxes last week. The boxes are looking great now they are full of your lovely ribbons love the orange colour of the label tape, wonder what else your dad has in the garage that could be useful ? Thank you for visiting me and for feeding my fish lol. Hugs Lottie

  21. Lottie, My dad's garage is an Aladdins cave:)

    You are welcome, as are the fish:)


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