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« on: February 22, 2005 12:11:55 AM »

I love my art supplies and hate to have them buried away in ugly plastic or cardboard boxes.  Beauty in all things!  My ribbons were migrating from sad container to sad container, vase to box to bag, and they really just wanted to be looked at.  

I took a board that I had hanging around, marked off stripes with masking tape and painted.  Then moved masking tape to cover newly painted stripes and did the blanks.  It's in shades of a chartreuse and a deep wine red both moving paler.  I ended by nailing in a brad at each line.  The finishing on top is a little crass, but I couldn't find my staple gun at the time.  Eventually I'll probably change it.  

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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2005 12:22:56 AM »

Wow, that's so pretty!
It's so bright and fun.
Can the ribbons be easily removed (if you choose to craftify them)?

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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2005 07:30:09 AM »

wow you have a lot of cool ribbon it looks like.... !  It looks really pretty!!!  like art!  good idea!


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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2005 12:55:27 PM »

Stargirl, it looks like the ribbons are just hanging off the brads (brads are like tiny nails)
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2005 02:18:48 PM »

Very cool idea Smiley I wish I had flat walls. Mine slant in the middle because this used to be an attic so it's hard to hang things
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2005 02:24:22 PM »

Like the look. Very clever.

Not for the crafter with a cat, tho. I could just see what that would look like after my little monster, I mean sweet lovable baby, found it.


« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2005 02:46:09 PM »

Thanks all for the comments! 

Ashley-Mae, I'm also in an attic room -- I love the slanting walls/ceilings.  Mine lose the vertical at about 5 feet.

Stargirl, Crazy BC Jen has it right.  They're just hanging from the brads.

And itscribe, I agree about the cats.  We've got three but luckily they find my room boring; we'll see if this makes it anymore interesting for them.

« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2005 01:50:05 AM »

such a great idea, I was thinking of doing the same with all my beads...

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« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2005 06:52:29 PM »

That's a great idea, I've been doing that with my belts and scarves and such recently. I LOVE to have everything out in plain view to prettify things. Your ribbons are gorgeous.

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« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2005 08:52:57 PM »

That is so cool.  It almost looks like an Eva Rothschild Grin

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