Ribbon poses a storage problem for those of us who use it. Many of us want it visible, but need to keep those loose ends out of the way and perhaps protect it from our feline friends.

In this instructable I will share with you how I make Ribbon Organizers out of wet wipe containers that would normally be thrown away.

This could be applied to many things, not just the items that I'll show.

(In the near future I'll be switching to non-disposable wipes, but in the meantime lets recycle this "trash")

Step 1: Supplies and Tools Needed

- Empty Wipe Container (I've used one that is from kitchen wipes and shown an example of one from a baby wipes box)

- Paper or Fabric that you like.

- Wooden Dowel or bamboo skewer.

- Exacto or craft Blade

- Metal Ruler

- Tape or glue. (It is your preference)

- Pencil or other marking tool.
this came just in time <br>thanx 4 the share <br>man this sait is great <br>and filed with great ideas <br>
Neat idea. For any fisher persons out there, this might also work as storage/dispenser of leader material/line spools.
Very good idea! I actually do fish too and hadn't thought of that use! Thank you :) Maybe have small holes instead of a large window since the line behaves a little differently. Going to go see what I can come up with.
I so need to make one of these! We go through so many wipes!
Excellent!&nbsp; I got some oatmeal boxes and such that could work too.
love it! thanks for the tips. i have a lot of ribbon and wipey boxes, so this is perfect. thanks again!
I was thinking when I first saw the picture of an oatmeal box..and a papertowel empty tube... but maybe it would be too wide. Great idea.. now if I could just roundup all my spools of ribbon from the many storage places... I could get them organized like yours.
This is unique! I'm definitely doing this for my mom, she's got a ton of ribbon reels, sooo messy, she's gonna love it! thanks for sharing
Thank you, thank you, thank you for a BRILLIANT idea for getting my ribbons stored nicely, and in an easy to use fashion too.
WOW! I love, love, love this! Definitely going to try it. I bet oatmeal containers would also work well. someone else said wire, have to try that too. I once saw in a Martha magazine storing Ribbon on a copper rain gutter attached to the wall above a window. I loved that idea too but it would get so dusty. This is just great, thanks!
This is great! I might use this to store my spools of wires!
Oh thank you and what an awesome idea! I hadn't thought of it for wire, that would work out wonderfully.
I love this one! It's a shame the cats went after the ribbon ends even with the wet wipes box, as that seems a spectacular way to access your ribbons.
Thanks-I currently store ribbons on dowels but your method looks much neater.
omg... this is genius! My ribbon is all in a drawer and it bugs me that I can't just bring them all out. I have one of those containers next to me empty, I was about to go toss it in the recycle bin haha now I can really recycle it!
Aww thank you so much. Yes! I love to be able to see all the ribbon I have it inspires me to actually use it. I'm glad you have a way to recycle that now too :)
I LOVE THIS! What a wonderful idea for all those wet wipe containers. I have several "commercial made" ribbon containers that do not work well for me. I got to try this!!
Thank you! and I hope it works for you, I've tried so many different methods and will probably keep on experimenting. (the cats leave these alone unless I have ribbon poking out)

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