In an effort to organize and give my craft room more usable flat space, I converted the normal standing thread holders to a hanging one using magnetic hooks. My storage cabinet is made of metal. I bought it from Office Depot, its a Sandusky a couple years ago for around $179.00. I noticed magnets stuck to it and decided to order magnetic hooks on ebay, these hooks are made to hold 20 lbs.... I wanted to be safe. This was a very simple project.

This would also work on a metal file cabinet.

Step 1: Tools needed

Items needed:
Drill (mine is dremel)
Picture hanging hooks
Screw Driver
Magnetic Hooks (bought on ebay holds 20 lbs)

Good idea :D If youre anything like me a sewing machine starts with threads and ends with everything including ribbons! A great idea for ribbon storage: Around the retail seasonal change at places like Michaels and A.C. Moore, they have these cardboard ribbon display hangers. You could easily talk somone into giving you the cardboard display (they just throw it out and break it up anyway). I used to work at michaels and got this request myself. Very goooddd ideaaa :]

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