DIY tape dispenser. Great to have in your craft closet! Instead of a hacksaw blade, what about the blade from the Saran Wrap or Aluminum Foil?
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Diy Ribbon Dispenser: One sturdy cardboard container (CD storage box). With a utility knife, make a 1/4-inch hole in the center of both short sides. Place ribbon spools in box. Cut a 1/4-inch-thick dowel to length of box, and slide through box and spools; press wide thumbtacks into dowel ends. Cut slits for ribbon, and pull ribbon ends through.