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I love collecting scraps of ribbons. It can be an unused bundle I found in a corner of my house or a bunch of leftovers from a school ...
Grab that messy, distressed pile of ribbon.
Finish a container of TicTac. You don't have to finish all at one go! Peel off the label slowly to make sure that you get a non-sticky container. ...
Roll the ribbon up neatly. This may require a bit more patience! Then insert the roll of ribbon into the container. One shortcoming of this dispenser is that ...
Make sure you leave a tail of ribbon (about 1 cm) outside the container.
Line the cover and the direction of the ribbon as shown. This arrangement helps ensure a smooth dispensal of ribbon.
Replace the cover with the ribbon tail peeking out of the opening like the one shown in the picture.
Close the cover while leaving a tail peeking out from the SIDE of the cover. Do not leave the tail peeking from the front as the crease at ...
Tape the container lengthwise. You can use coloured tapes to decorate the dispenser. The tape is needed as TicTac covers become loose after the removal of the label.
Open the cover to dispense ribbon as and when needed! A neat and green solution to your piles of distressed ribbons! (^_^)
TIPS: Other potential dispensers are candy boxes with just a small opening but big, roomy body. But the good thing about TicTac containers is that it is clear, ...
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