That’s a Wrap: DIY Storage Ideas for Unruly Wrapping Supplies

created at: 03/10/2011

Somehow, the closet in our guest room was bestowed the unique honor of being the gift wrap storage center.  It’s perfectly suitable for the job but, let’s face it, my perpetually sliding stack of paper could use some help.  And don’t even get me started on the ribbons which, as a girl barely pushing 5’4″, are annoyingly out-of-reach.

I know I’m not the only one with A) a wrapping paper hoarding problem and B) a wrapping paper storage problem.  Continue Reading

Upcycle: Turn an Oatmeal Box Into a Pretty Ribbon Holder

created on: 12/03/08

 Turn an oatmeal box, baby wipe container, corn meal box or any other cylindrical container into a fabric covered pretty ribbon container. Covering the container with a fun fabric  could easily turn this into the perfect handmade gift for the crafty friends in your life. To see the step by step instructions and photographs, read on….

What you need:

  • container
  • fabric
  • scissors
  • tape measure
  • straight edge
  • utility knife
  • spray adhesive
  • fabric glue
  • gimp or other trim for the top
  • dowel rod (optional)

created on: 12/03/08

What you do:

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