Archive | March, 2013

How to: Ribbon Dispenser!

9 Mar

I’ve always struggled with organising ribbons!! I have 3 messy boxes full of ribbons! I thought it was high time I organised them! I came across a few really cool ideas to organise them, they are really easy and quick methods!

This first method is really easy to make all you need is a cardboard box, dowels and a scissor to make holes for the dowels and craft paper to decorate your ribbon dispenser! 🙂

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The second type was from a tutorial i found, its by Martha Stewart! Yep that why its so cool!

Begin with a sturdy cardboard container (we used a store-bought CD storage box). With a utility knife, make a 1/4-inch hole in the center of both short sides. Place ribbon spools in box. Cut a 1/4-inch-thick dowel to length of box, and slide through box and spools; press wide thumbtacks into dowel ends. Cut slits for ribbon, and pull ribbon ends through. For a polished look, attach grommets using a grommet kit (available at hardware stores), and label side of box.

post 5a1These are a few other really cool and innovative ways to organise your ribbons!!

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How to : Embellished Collars!

5 Mar

These days there are a lot of shirts with Embellished collars on them! So I thought why not make our own ones which are cheap and easy to make!

This is what you will need:

  1. A shirt
  2. Embellishments like buttons, fabric sticker, laces whatever you want to decorate your collar.
  3. Fabric glue
  4. Needle and thread

Decide what you want your collar to look like and then start either gluing the buttons to the shirt or if you like pearls you can start stitching them up!

Here are a few ideas you can work with! Its very very easy! Remember incase you are using glue to stick the embellishments, give it enough time to dry before you wear the shirt!

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