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Make A Coffee Cup Tissue Dispenser

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I have invented a new equation.
Coffee Cup + Tissues = Win
It's simple. You know how you only need one of those 7 cupholders in your car?
You know how you need to keep tissues in your car, and in case you have to use them, reach into the back seat, eyes off the road, in an attempt at nose blowing salvation?
Well I have the solution for you
This DIY tissue box allows you to utilize the cupholders and have tissues
ENJOY!

EDIT: Title sucked so I changed it. ENJOY!
 
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Step 1: Materials

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1. Old, Washed out, and perhaps drawn on (like mine) paper coffee cup
2. Scissors
3. Eco-Friendly Tissues (about 1/2 inch stack)
4. Coffee Cup lid

 

Step 2: Cut Lid

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Slice a hole about 1/2 X 2 inches in the lid
SEE PICTURE

Step 4: Stuff tissues in Box

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Stuff the stack of tissues in the box while holding one of the tissues, then pull that tissue through the hole in the lid, And close it up

Step 5: Closing Thoughts + Contest Notes

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Closing Thoughts:
Hope you enjoyed this, even though I don't drive, My parents love it
BetaCup Contest Notes:
The contest has certain judging parameters, and I would like to lay these out.
1. Waste Reduction-
       Millions of coffee cups are thrown away, and millions keep tissues in their car.
       Recycled coffee cups + Eviornmentally sound tissues = Waste reduction
2. Resources Required-
    NONE. This project requires $0 to make
3. Capabilities-
     Already Covered (:
4. "Whole Experience"
    See #1


Thanks so much for reading!
Ha, ha, ha!  Your so funny.  I wish I thought of this.  I remember making fun of my NEW car purchase:  "It has no air conditioning, a cheap FM/AM radio, BUT IT HAS 7 CUP HOLDERS, and only costs $17,000.  What a bargain! 
Buzzsushi (author)  boudiccasdaughter3 years ago
Use those cupholders up! Make sure you vote for my instructable in the coffee cup challenge! pl0x
Denmur4 years ago
So Simple! I have been looking for a way to prevent fumbling for tissues in my car for myself or my guests.
This is it!
I have enough cup holders to be able to put one of these genius dispensers in each cup holder on all four doors.

ThanX!
Buzzsushi (author)  Denmur3 years ago
I love it! Hahaha. Make sure you vote for this instructable in the coffee cup competition
localtalent4 years ago
 If I still had a car, this is definitely something I'd put in it!  Good re-use, and I like the idea of using one as a garbage receptacle too.
Buzzsushi (author)  localtalent3 years ago
I was going to make one, but too busy studying. Make sure you vote for me!
heliza3 years ago
I like it, is very original and cheap, but i don´t understand very well the step 4 how you put the tissue?
Buzzsushi (author)  heliza3 years ago
You have to tuck one half of the tissues ontu the other half. Then you simply just stuff it in there. Make sure to vote for me!
kathrynl3 years ago
This is really simple but brilliant!  It would be perfect to put in a cup holder in the car.
Buzzsushi (author)  kathrynl3 years ago
I know right? make sure to vote for me!
Romado121874 years ago
niceeee
sabbott4 years ago
I just bought a new car, and trying to keep it neat. Trying to figure out where i could put box of tissues, and was thinking it would be great if the tissue company would make something in this size!
So was delighted to see how you did this, it's a great idea.
You could make a second one designed to catch garbage in the car.
rattatner4 years ago
I love it! This is something I'd actually make and use.
Buzzsushi (author)  rattatner4 years ago
 It is really nice lol.
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