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Recycle your Ribbon Spools!

I know we all have a lot of these…ribbon spools! When your ribbon is used up what do you do with the empty spool? How many have you thrown away?? Instead of throwing the next one out… try something like this with it! This is so easy and fun to do, and it makes a perfect little gift box for something special! Or just use it yourself to keep a few special pairs of earrings, or rings… Supplies you’ll need: Empty Ribbon spool Toilet paper roll or paper towel roll Stamped or decorative papers Embellishments for the Lid Adhesive circle cutter First I carefully pulled apart the spool. The top round and bottom round pieces pretty easily came away from the middle spool piece. They tore a little, but I was covering it with dp, so no worries! I then measured the height (depth) of the inner spool cylinder. I cut a piece off the toilet paper roll, a bit narrower than the depth of the spool cylinder. Using my circle cutter, I cut dp …