Skip to main content

Craft Room Organization; Part 2- Glass

Part 2; Glass Jars
 
In part 2 you'll see why I decided on a variety of glass jars to display various crafty things.  Next to my big issue with 12x12 paper storage from yesterday's post, Craft Room Oragnization; Part 1- Paper comes ribbon storage!  I really don't like this version of ribbon storage I own.  It goes with those cubes!  I don't like that some of my ribbon is too small to fit, how it unravels and how I have to take it all apart when I want one roll off!  I have found a good home for this ribbon storage option.  Just not my room. 
 
Onto glass...
 

TA DA!  I was stalking Pinterest with no clue what I wanted to do for storing my ribbon.  I ended up going with jars!  OMG I love them!  The $1 Store has a great selection and variety of jars all for $2 each.  I was looking t the Ikea assorted sizes and I saved about $60 and got more jars!
 

In these awesome short fat jars I keep my grandmothers buttons and metal parts.  The center jars hold jars.
 
 
I love my mini jars in my big jar!

 
I have taller jars and this here you'll find twine, burlap and some great ribbon! 
 
 
My husband emptied an Olive jar he thought I might like. In there are wood stamps I use for my homemade sponge blocks for my Inks. Not the pointy finger, I just like seeing that one.

 
These are my smaller jars great for Christmas and Halloween ribbon.

 
An assortment of shaped jars for more ribbon and crafty goodies.
 
 
The browns/green ribbon, more burlap and some washi tape.
 
 
These little jars have my coloured buttons and some wood pieces.
 
 
They sit in my new galvanized tin I found at Winners for $13.  But we'll come back to metal on another post!
 
I chose to go with the glass for a reason.  I love seeing my ribbon all messy and entwined with the other colours of ribbon.  They are grouped around my shelving mixed with metal and wood.  Just how I had envisioned it.  Using Glass is an elegant way to not only store but see your crafty things.

Thanks again for looking and for all your awesome comments.  Hmmm...what should I show you next?

Comments

  1. I love the look of all your storage ideas. I so wish I had the room to make it all stand out and visible like that. I think I just have too much stuff. LOL Great job!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Peeking in your craft room is so freakin fun!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh thanks for sharing, I have just been working on my organization of my craft room. It's never ending and I am constantly looking for ideas.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Hi Nicole, I love the glass jars! What a great way to store ribbon and TH ideology pieces and such. Great job! I can't wait to see what's up next!! :)
    Christina

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

My heartfelt thanks for stopping by.

Popular posts from this blog

Grinch

I am so excited to share this Tutorial with you!  This is a tutorial on how to "draw" an image to scale!  How to take a small image and make it life size using a grid pattern.  I'm sure if you are on Pinterest like I am you've seen The Grinch stealing Christmas lights.  I looked for a tutorial on how to make my own but I couldn't find one.  Not to say someone hasn't created a tutorial.  So, I decided to create my own.  With the help of my husband who created the Grid pattern for me to make these characters come to life.  Much like he did for my daughter's Union Jack Headboard.  Keep in mind, this is NOT A COPY of The Grinch.  Before you consider purchasing the class...you will have to DRAW him yourself.  In this class you'll be shown how to grid a print out and grid your plywood so you can "DRAW BY NUMBER" if you will.  Even if you can't draw... you can draw the lines in each grid connecting them to the next grid.  I can draw but not s…

New Release- Stamp and Photo Storage

All month the Inspiration Team for Eileen Hull is thrilled to be showing off the her newest Book Club Collection.  Here's my little glimpse at the Stamp and Photo Storagedie.  There is nothing this decent size die can't do... or hold!  In this case Letter's to Santa.  I even combined the Trinket Box & Frame to frame out Santa.


I stamped the Woodland Winter Santa designed by yours truly onto watercolor paper and used my Scribble sticks to add a little color.
I cut a piece of clear packaging and ran it through my little Xyron Disposable Sticker Makerto create a cover for my Santa.  Perfection!

I colored up the Floral Arch and Words arch to attach to the bottom and top and attached.  I used some Distress Woodgrain Cardstock to wrap my Stamp and Photo Storage. I cut Super StockCardstock to fit inside.  Inking and stamping like crazy all tied off with some postal twine.  The Correspondence Stamp Set is perfect.


I mounted the Trinket Box & Frame to the Stamp and Storage…

Snow Scene Cloche

Sometimes it starts with an idea... like silver rich brush bottle trees.  OH YA IT DOES...
Do you remember the ghostly cloche... well I am repurposing the cloche for Christmas.  Why buy more when I can use it again by simply creating a removable base.

There's the empty cloche and a new cut out base.  Gather a bunch of trees and ink up some glittery paper for die cutting.

More inking and die cutting the Snowman Scene snowman then assemble this adorable snow stopping snowman.  I had some left over gold deers from last year so I snapped them up for a little added gold.

Here's the inspiration... this brushed pewter brush bottle trees.  Once dry brush some distress collage medium coating the trees and coat in distress glitter.

They look like flocked Canadian trees.  Too add more gold I inked up an adornment star with alcohol ink topped to the tree.

Mini Holiday Green cut and the little berry's in more gold.  I rolled up woodgrain paper to look like wee logs.  Then wrapped the b…