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Creative Uses for Empty Ribbon Spools

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Stop! Don’t toss those empty cardboard ribbon spools! Did you know that you can use them to create with?! Let me show you several Creative Uses for Empty Ribbon Spools! Make sure to check out our other Budget Crafts while you’re here!

1. Ribbon Spool Christmas Ornaments

That empty ribbon spool isn’t just for the trash anymore! You can recycle it into a Christmas ornament, with just some paint, leftover ribbon, and hot glue! Learn more about this tutorial >>HERE<<!


You can even use this ornament as a snowman hat!

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2. Ribbon Spool Gift Box Ideas

Look how lovely these two gift boxes turned out and yes those are ribbon spools! What?! The first one was made by The Cozy Old Farmhouse and the second one was made by Scrappycath Designs. Click the highlighted names to see the tutorial for these.

3. Ribbon Spool Reindeer Ornaments

Use just the outside circles of the ribbon spool to craft with even! Look at these adorable reindeer ornaments made by The Tiny Funnel!

4. Recycled ribbon rolls tree

Wowza! Check out the ribbon spool tree!! Now that is creative! As long as you have multiple sizes of the spools! How stinking fun is this tree created by Scrapbook Abundance!

5. Faux Fabric Candy Diy

Are you looking for candy ornaments to add to a Peppermint Christmas Tree or maybe you want to add them to a Hot Cocoa Bar?? Let me show you this Faux Fabric Candy Diy and you will want to make lots of them! 

faux fabric candy diy by my eclectic treasures

6. DIY Fabric Hat Ornament Made From A Ribbon Spool

“This project is similar to making Yarn Hat Ornaments except you are using fabric.” Judy Tosh You can use these hats for snowmen, gnomes, or just as ornaments!

7. Ribbon Spool Candle Holders – Tombow USA Blog

Holy cow, check this out! Last, but not least! A candle holder, too!! Shut the front door! This is such a fun diy! Find the tutorial for this diy >>HERE<<!!

I hope that you enjoyed learning new ways to use something destined for the trash to create unique handmade treasures! Make sure to join our email family so we can keep in touch!

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Kathy

    Great ideas! I especially love the candle holders. They look real!

    1. JRandLBriska

      They are so much fun, right?!

  2. Delma Bingham

    These are absolutely adorable!

    1. JRandLBriska

      Thanks my friend!

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