How to Organize Ribbon Scraps

How to Organize Ribbon ScrapsChances are if you do any craft/sewing/gift wrapping, you have a pile of ribbon scraps somewhere. For me, I had an apothecary jar just bursting at the seems. It was a mess. Rather than let it continue to overflow, I decided to get my act together and organize!

How to Organize Ribbon ScrapsOne hot jumble mess before.

How to Organize Ribbon ScrapsAll you really need is a wooden spool, tape, and straight pins. I taped the ribbon end to the spool so that I could pull it tightly as I wrapped. Once your ribbon is completely wrapped, secure with a small straight pin and store!

100 times better, don’t you think? And it only took me about 10 minutes.

How to Organize Ribbon ScrapsDO you have any tips and tricks for organizing your ribbon scraps?

How to Organize Ribbon Scraps

How to Organize Ribbon Scraps



Stenciled Pencil Holder

Time: 30 minutes
Materials: pencil box, Americana Multi-Surface paint, stencil, stencil adhesive, brush

DIY Stenciled Pencil HolderWhen organizing my desk for the new year, I noticed that my supplies were looking a bit drab. That’s got to be the reason my desk was so messy in the first place, right? I decided to add some much needed color and pattern to my pencil holder with this quick stencil diy!


DIY Stenciled Pencil HolderAmericana Multi-Surface paint is the perfect paint to pick up for this project, especially if you’re grabbing your pencil cup at a thrift store. It won’t matter if the one you find is made of wood, plastic, ceramic or metal, the paint will still look/apply great! Continue reading…

DIY Ombre Pegboard

Time: 10 minutes + dry time
Materials: pegboard, drop cloth, Montana GOLD spray paint

DIY Ombre Pegboard + @MONTANADIY Giveaway


So, as you may know, I’m in the midst of an office makeover (here’s a sneak peek!). While digging through my boxes of supplies on a regular basis, it occurred to me that I need a better way of organizing some of my frequently used crafting essentials. And what better way to do that than with a painted ombre pegboard?

DIY Ombre Pegboard + @MONTANADIY GiveawayYesterday I showed you how to use Montana’s acrylic paint markers to decorate a planter, but for today’s project, I’m using their GOLD spray paint. This line in particular is my go-to for spray paint. They really have the best colors (takes a few minutes of shaking just to mix all the pigments!) and the coverage is excellent. They’re giving away a small collection of both spray paint and markers to three lucky readers– keep reading to see how to enter! Continue reading…

DIY Grill Tool Organizer

Time: 45 minutes
Materials: ScotchBlue painters tape, pegboard, spray paint, drill, screws/spacers

DIY Grill Tool Organizer

Since moving last month, we have yet to really yet to settle into our new place– everything is a diy project in the making, I tell ya! However, one space we wanted to makeover before winter came was our balcony/deck, so I teamed up with 3M to make this colorful grill organizer project. You can see the full tutorial on Curbly!

DIY Grill Tool Organizer