I remember growing up having a wonderful collection of ribbons and barrettes. The barrettes were always proudly displayed hanging on a pastel rainbow ribbon on the back of the bathroom door. And, now that my own daughter is starting her own collection, I decided it was time to create a simple barrette organizer for her. I did this one a pre-painted wood word cut out from Michael’s, a long wider ribbon, a shorter thin ribbon, and hot glue.
Other than organizing her bows and displaying them cutely, the project had another effect. For the girl that never wanted to wear any of them, she suddenly wanted to wear ALL OF THEM …
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Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.