I've loved ribbon since before ribbon was 'in'. I was a tween/teen in the times of ribbon ponytails.
I've always wrapped things in ribbon - stacks of magazines, gifts, buckets... you name it! Anyway, point being - I needed somewhere I could store ribbon & yet still see it.
Right now I have a entire spare bedroom as a crafting area, so what better to use than a piece of a wall. We started out with two 1x4's (more/less) & bought packages of hooks at Walmart. I picked up dowels here & there - Michael's, Walmart, HobLob & cut them to fit. It took a lot of finagling in the beginning, but we got it figured out & here is the final outcome:
It needs a new coat of paint due to extra holes, but so far so good! :)