I put my ribbon into a small white basket and thread it through the holes. It stays organized and is easy to access.
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When I get balloons for my birthday or get Get Well Soon balloons, they eventually go flat. However, the ribbon attached to them is still good. I cut it off, cut a cardboard bobbin from an empty cereal box, then wrap the ribbon around it.
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I have several dozen large spools of ribbon, many that are wired. Any suggestions on how to store them and save space at the same time.
I store my ribbon spools on the long plastic wands that are used on mini blinds. I save the wands when I replace my blinds. Then slide the spools on the wand and either put the wand on a piece of wire or the wire shower curtain holders so they can be hung in the closet out of sight.
I have an old lamp chain strung between two hooks hanging from the ceiling. I also have lots of rolls of ribbon, so I did the same thing I did with all my "designer" duct tape. I untwist a wire hanger (leaving the twists intact so I can just twist it back together), straighten out the rest of the hanger, and bend in half. I load the rolls onto the hangers, retwist the ends together, and hang from the chain hanging from my ceiling.
If you have a place to install it, a tension curtain rod works well for organizing and storing ribbon and wrapping paper. This is a page about tension rod crafting ribbon and wrapping paper holder.
The hole at the top of a sugar dispenser is just the right size for many types of small ribbon to fit through. This is a page about sugar dispenser for ribbon.
Crafting ribbon on spools can take up a lot of space. Here is one way to reduce the bulk and make room for more supplies.