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Reuse Forumla Cylinder for Festive Remote Holder

I have 'several' of these containers that I started saving when I realized Christmas was coming.  Here is one way I used a container to add a festive, low-cost touch to our living room.

The formula container is this shining silver when you take of the label.  So, I just added a fun collection of ribbon to make it 'Christmasy'.  I put a spot of hot glue on the back of the container and attached the middle of the ribbon there to start with.  Then tying a knot at the front, I used more hot glue to secure the knot to the container in front. 

And now you have a quick, easy, festive, gorgeous, etc. holiday touch for your living room.

What I would do differently next time:
- make sure before cutting that my ribbon was long enough.  I ran out of ribbon to make a pretty bow, but...
- I would probably make the ribbon band on the container first, and then do a bow separately and then hot glue the bow onto the ribbon band.


  1. I think I clicked before my comment was published, so I'll try again. I am amazed at the extraordinary resourcefulness you have shown with this outstanding recycling project. The added ribbons add so much festivity. Beautiful.

  2. How clever! Good thinking!

    First time visitor from I'm not sure where!

    Have a wonderful day,


  3. Adorable, where do you come up with all these ideas?

  4. Oh you are so creative! That's a great idea. dh would love this probably :)


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