August 11, 2011

Putting things up

This summer I've been in my mode of 'Putting things up'. Anything from toys, too small clothes, vegetables from our garden, pictures, and most recently, ribbons!
I saw this fun idea on a recent 'junking' trip- At first I think I was most enamored with the globe chandelier! How super cool is it???


Then my eyes swayed to the ribbons dangling above me! My daughter has a pile of ribbons in her room (well- did have a pile) and I thought something similar would be fun! So I asked her what she would think of it- and off we went! Twine, nails, hammer, scissors and a few minutes later we have a dangling display of our own. 
We will just add more twine to it over the years-assuming she continues to participate in events that provide ribbons! I hung ours over the twine vs. running the twine through the thread at the top- whatever works!

Last- a trip or two ago to Warrenton I spotted this FABULOUS display of old ribbons in Junk Gypsy's tent..... 

I considered buying the quilted ribbons just for the work of art that it was! However- I passed....and took a photo to remind me that we can do that someday with our own as well!
Speaking of Junk Gypsy--- They are gearin' up for Warrenton Antiques Week.... Sept 23rd- Oct 2nd. If you haven't been to their tent by Zapp Hall- do stop in and check out their wares... and tell them the girls from Rusted Gingham sent ya!
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