Day 5 - Ribbon and Washi Tape {31 Cheap & Easy DIY Organizers} | From Overwhelmed to Organized: Day 5 - Ribbon and Washi Tape {31 Cheap & Easy DIY Organizers}

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Day 5 - Ribbon and Washi Tape {31 Cheap & Easy DIY Organizers}

Think you have to spend a lot of money on costly organizing tools to get your house in order?  Nope!  Getting organized doesn't have to be expensive!

Throughout this series I'm sharing ideas to help you organize your home by either

  • making simple organizers with things that don't cost very much OR
  • using items you already have in a different way.
If cost has been holding you back from getting organized, now you've got no more excuses!  

If you enjoy crafting, you've probably got a stash of ribbon and washi tape rolls laying around right?  {If you're not sure what washi tape is... it's decorative tape and there are a million uses for it!}  Today I want to share 3 cheap and easy DIY ideas for organizing rolls of ribbon and washi tape so you can easily find what you're looking for when you need it.

  • This one is so simple.  Use a paper towel stand to organize rolls of ribbon or washi tape.  There are lots of versions of these stands and they range in price, but you can find them at thrift stores for very little money.

    Two Kids and a Coupon

  • This idea is so creative!  Which is perfect for those of you who are crafty :)  An old shutter and some paper clips are transformed into a beautiful washi tape organizer!

    Crafting in the Rain

  • Here's another example that would work for either ribbon or washi tape.  Use a drawer organizer, 1 or 2 small tension rods, and the serrated edge from an old roll of plastic wrap to create an easy-to-use organizer for your rolls.  

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I don't have much of a stash of either ribbon or washi tape, so for now I haven't created an organizer for them.  But, if my collection grows, you can bet I'll be trying one of these!

For more cheap and easy DIY Organizer ideas for ribbon or washi tape, here are a few other posts I've written.

You can find lots of other cheap and easy DIY organizers on my DIY Organizers board on Pinterest. Make sure you're following me on Pinterest so you don't miss any DIY organizer ideas!

How do you organizer your rolls of ribbon or washi tape?  Have you DIY'd an organizer for them?  Share your pictures in the comments!

Happy {Cheap & Easy DIY} organizing!

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  1. I need this... My ribbon and washi tape are all over the house.

  2. I keep trying out different ideas for my ribbons but haven't come up with a solution yet - simply because I'm too lazy to put a bit of sellotape on the end of the ribbon after I use it.

    1. Can you keep the tape near your rolls Sandra? Good luck finding the best solution!

  3. OH man. This makes me wanna go out and buy some washi tape just so I can organize it like this on the shutter. It's so cute! And colorful. and neat. I'm addicted to such things.

    1. Isn't it beautiful Kim? That was my reaction when I saw it too! Practical and pretty... the best of both worlds :)

  4. Thanks for sharing my shutter!! Pretty organizing is always fun :)

    1. Thanks for sharing your shutter with us Stephanie! And I totally agree about pretty organizing :)

  5. Whoa, the papertowel thing for ribbon is genius!!

    1. It's so simple isn't it Davonne? I love those kinds of solutions :)


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