For my crafty friends, I thought I would continue with a few more storage ideas. The washi craze has taken over in the crafting industry and these babies can be hard to store in a way that they are really visible. Sure, you could throw them in a basket or drawer, but then you'd have to dig through and won't be able to see what you have at a glance. My solution to that is to raid your kitchen or the kitchenware department of your local TJ Maxx (always has unique things) or dept. store. Those olive boats are great for storing washi in a way that you can see it and they hold it in place so that it doesn't roll. Here's my take on it...
For storing ribbon, I usually roll it on the doll head clothes pins as Jennifer McGuire shows on her blog but for my pretty, decorative ones I like to keep them on a shallow ledge so they are on display. Also, most of those are glitter tape, so I thing that rolling them on the pins would kink them too much.
Then below that I have some of my buttons and brads in the mini Ball jars. I just wanted to point out that when you stack these jars they tend to slide a bit on each other, so what I did was to buy some anti-slip drawer liner and cut it into circles for the top of the lid. I just attached it to the lid with some double-stick tape. Works perfectly!
I've had some questions about the brad storage on the frame from my last post. So I took a picture to show how the paper sticks on the outside rim and there is a good 1/2" depth to the glass, so that leaves lots of room for the brad prongs. Some are folded back and some are straight in.