Imagine my surprise then when I spotted a nifty looking ribbon holder hanging from my daughter's kitchen curtain rod yesterday. It was a very simple device crafted using a 2-inch piece of plastic piping, a 2-foot length of cording, a small metal ring and a small length of ribbon to finish off the bottom.
Attach a length of cord to the ring. Add ribbon spools and hold in place with a 2 inch hollow tube laced through with the cording at bottom. Cover the tubing with a decorative ribbon.
Instead of the tubing an empty wooden thread spool (if anyone is lucky to still have one of these gems around) or a plastic one could also be used. But other than that suggestion I wouldn't change a thing. It's handy and attractive and can be made in about fifteen minutes.
I vow to get back to my wrapping center but this simple ribbon holder could do the job just as well.
HERE ARE SOME OTHER CLEVER RIBBON HOLDERS
(a bit more involved but inspirational to look at)