I use recycled shoeboxes and dowels to store and use rolls of ribbon without tangling. I poke holes in the sides of the shoebox, insert a dowel through ribbon spools, and put the dowel ends through the shoebox holes. I store the shoebox with the lid on to keep ribbons clean.

—Deanna L. Bryan

Shirley, Arkansas

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