Category Archives: Ribbons

The Great Ribbon Round Up is on!!!!

If you've got your spools or ribbons dumped into a drawer, box, bin or tote now is the time to get them organized and accessible.  You'll use them so much more often!

The Edna Buddy Bag is ideal for ribbon.  The perfect length to fit on most shelves, easy to take with you to your work station or craft event.

Follow these easy steps and your ribbon will be organized in no time, with a little help from Edna of course.

Organize ribbon in the Edna bag
  1. Gather your ribbon together.
  2. Sort it by Theme, Holiday, or Color.
  3. Fill Edna buddy bags
  4. Label each bag - at the end above the ribbon pull.
  5. Store on shelf, in a drawer or tote.
Label organized Ribbon buddy bags on the end

Once your ribbons are organized by Theme, Holiday and Color you can easily store them in a variety of places where they will be more accessible.

I've got mine on a narrow shelf...

Ribbon organization, edna bag

They're easy to pull off the shelf and use in my craft space, or I can easily drop them into my Crop Crate or Laura Bag if I'm going to an event.

Organize ribbon using crop crate or laura bag

Imagine being able to pull out just the ribbon you need.  It's so simple with the Edna Buddy Bag.  Even if all of your Edna bags are in a large plastic tote, stand them up vertically, label the top and you'll have easy access to all of your ribbon.

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What can Edna do for you?

We’ll, she’s not going to deliver packages to your door like “brown,” but once they arrive she’s the girl you need. Edna came into being for the purpose of organizing the hoards of ribbon we sometimes accumulate, but she, like so many of the other EZ2O Buddy Bags, is very versatile. Here’s a quick video… Continue Reading

Tip 28 – Adding Ribbon to your organization system

This tip is targeted towards those of you (us) who are NOT ribbon junkies. Add your small amounts of ribbon right into your 4 section organization system. Put colored ribbon in the rainbow section, themed ribbon (like sports or birthday) in the themed section and holiday ribbon in the calendar year. One simple way to do… Continue Reading

Organizing your ribbon with Edna, she’s part of the EZ2Organize System

Organizing your ribbon with Edna, she’s part of the EZ2Organize System

Organizing Ribbon can be a challenge.   Edna –   Ribbon is Edna’s main purpose.  When you think about storing items like Ribbon, Washi Tape, or Baker’s Twine, it’s important to think about how you use those items.  Generally, you want to have that spool or roll in your hand when you’re working with it.… Continue Reading

Back to Basics – Why you need a 4 Section System

  What better place to start than at the beginning.  The key to being organized is having a system that is easy to use, easy to remember and easy to stick with.  Think about your system  as a foundation – it’s the thing that gives stability, ensures longevity, and provides security.  Many of us have… Continue Reading

Tiny Tasks, Big Results – Preparing for Unwrapping

  Okay, I know, many of us haven’t even wrapped our gifts yet and I’m already writing about unwrapping.  I was going to save this post until closer to Christmas, but all around me people are having early celebrations as friends and family get ready to head off on holiday vacations, pack up to move, or prepare for a military deployment.   … Continue Reading

Tiny Tasks, Big Results – Day 13, Christmas Card Organization

Organizing Christmas Cards from years past – and this year too.What to do with Christmas Cards at the end of the season, hmmm….it’s always an emotional decision.  We hate to throw them away, but what can be done with them? Here’s a fast, simple idea:Tie them in bundles with beautiful ribbons and pack them away with… Continue Reading

Update on the Border Hoarder

Hi Ladies – I got an update from Jean our friendly neighborhood, self-descibed, Borderline Horder.  Here’s the latest from her double-scrap rooms.  I’ve included some images below.  Click on them to enlarge. Hi Tif!I made some tremendous strides this past weekend. Like many others, I to had today (MLK day) off so I concentrated on my… Continue Reading

Embellishment Organization

If you haven’t added embellishments to your ScrapRack now is the time to do it.  The ScrapRack is designed to hold all types of crafting supplies, not just the “flat stuff.” If you haven’t moved your Brads, Eyelets, Glitter, Beads,….into your ScrapRack System, you aren’t getting maximum use of your investment. The Embellishment Storage page is… Continue Reading

Christmas Card Organization

What do you do with all those Christmas Cards and Photo Cards that you’ve been receiving this holiday season?  Keeping them, Sorting them, Storing them,….can present a little challenge. Here are a few suggestions for keeping your Christmas Cards under control. Single Sided Photo Cards are getting  more and more popular.  Many of us display these… Continue Reading