Friday, October 30, 2015

Stash Your Stash...& a GIVEAWAY! {Blog Hop}

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The Hop Order:
Tifany DeGough <--- You are here

The Giveaway:
The Twinery is allowing each participating designer on the hop to give away a fabulous Striped Twine Sampler! That means there are EIGHT of these beauties being given away:

To enter, just leave a comment on each post along the hop. (And since each designer is giving away a Striped Twine Sampler, each post is another chance to win!)

Comments will close at midnight (EST) on Tuesday, November 3rd.
Winners will be posted on The Twinery blog on Thursday, November 5th.

The Storage:
My craft supplies are stored in every crafter's best friend (an Expedit bookcase from IKEA - no longer available, but the new version is called Kallax). Within that, I store my twine in two wire baskets. (Mine came from a company that is now out of business, but you can find cute wire baskets in a variety of places. My baskets are approximately 11" x 13" x 4 1/2". Here is something similar I found online, but slightly smaller dimensions and slightly taller sides - approximately 10" x 11 1/8" x 5 1/4". Still, it looks like a great size for twine storage.) 

I love pulling my twine out and seeing all those beautiful rolls to choose from when I am creating! I also love how it looks on the shelf - cute and contained.
Because I don't have a dedicated craft room (or even craft table), all of my craft supplies need to be easy to get out and easy to put back - so storing them in easily accessible (& portable) containers on my bookcase works well for me. 

Because my craft bookcase is in easy view (and not in a dedicated craft room), I wanted to make it both functional and pretty. I have a variety of baskets, boxes, bins, tins, totes, get the idea...along with a few small decorative items placed throughout the cubbies of my bookshelf.

I have my twine baskets separated into twine types. One basket holds solid and shimmer twines:
 And the other basket holds striped and tri-color twines:
I stack them in one cubby in my bookcase. Nothing fancy, but it works for me!

How do you store your twine? I'd love to see!

Want to add to your twine stash?

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Krissy said...

What a great way to store all of your beautiful twine! I love those wire baskets!

Jeanne J said...

HI Tifany! I love the baskets of colorful twine - total eye candy in a rainbow of colors. Beautiful and functional!

Donna said...

That's a lot of twine :)
My stash is getting there, but I always seem to be missing the colour I need!
Thanks for the stiorage tips :)

JudyB said...

Great idea for storing twine spools. Makes it easy to find the right color in a hurry.

Amy C. said...

I like your open storage to be able to see all the pretty twine!

Laraine R said...

Very functional using wire baskets!

CJPillow said...

Functional as well as delightful to the eye...I really like how you store your twine. I have five spools of twine that I keep in a tin container that is painted green with colorful folk art designs decorating it. One more spool will send me looking for more storage.

McStamper said...

Great ideas. Mine definitely needs some organizing.

Janet Mack said...

The twine spools are very pretty and look great displayed on your shelf. Right now mine are in a big glass canister.

Birgit said...

Just look at all that yummy twine! I love it in the baskets like that!! Thanks for sharing.

jcobb said...

I love the basket idea! And I just happen to have a bookcase right beside my craft table!

Michele Henderson said...

This is a pretty way to store your twine when its out in the open on a shelf. I love those wire baskets!
Take care!

Michele Henderson said...

This is a pretty way to store twine when it is out in the open. Those wire baskets are really cute!
Take care!

Natalie Godfrey said...

Great storage idea! Thanks for sharing.

Cassie Travo said...

Thanks for sharing your storage ideas. I love the way it looks.

Sue D said...

Love your functional and pretty storage of twine. The wire baskets are perfect. I am moving and will have a larger, nicer craft room. Maybe I will try your idea.

Lori's Light Extemporanea said...

Wow! I can't imagine having that much twine. But then again, I don't use it like you do.