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Keeping your tampons organized so that they are on hand for those desperate moments.
<p>These is the best way to de-male your bathroom or just keep all your tampons organised and out of sight.</p>

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  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get two tampon boxes. Take the first box and open it up at one side.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut off the top flaps. Repeat this with the second box but cut off the bottom flaps.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take the box that has been cut at the bottom. Draw a line, slightly wider than a tampon, along the top (uncut) edge of the box.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut this line with a stanley knife.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut down either side underneath this line.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut out two flaps from the previously cut out box. Glue the backs off these flaps.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fix them on to the inside of the box and on to the main flap.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 8
    Step 8

    Take the other box and draw a line, about 1" wide, around the entire circumference.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 9
    Step 9

    Snip triangles at each of the corners to the height of the line. Score along the line with a stanley knife.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 10
    Step 10

    Glue each of the flaps above the line on the outside.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 11
    Step 11

    Place this box inside the first box and allow the glue to dry and secure in place with a strip of tape.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 12
    Step 12

    Choose some kind of material to decorate the box with. You could use wrapping paper, magazines, fabric or even paint it. I choose to use black card. Wrap the box in your chosen material. It may be a good idea to cover the box with decoupage gloss if you are planning on keeping it anywhere that it could get wet.

  • How to make a tampon dispenser. Tampon Dispenser - Step 13
    Step 13

    To make my box more interesting, I made a pink skull and crossbones out of foam and glued it to the front of my box.

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Panda-Goes-Rawr
Panda-Goes-Rawr · 5 projects
You can probably use it for emergency candy :0 like smarties hehe ;3
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mcrvampire55
mcrvampire55
This could go along nicely with the underpants organizer. Happy
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z o m b i e
z o m b i e · Toronto, Ontario, CA · 5 projects
My dad hates looking at the tampon boxes XD Doing something like this will not only make him feel better but I'll feel better too! Creative yet functional. Very cool!
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Hot Coco
Hot Coco · Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA · 8 projects
lol, I'm on the rag now, and I'm totally gonna make one of these. XD
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CO + K User

soooooooooooooo cool
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Emily B.
Emily B.
How could you do this with pads?
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Iyon
Iyon · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 4 projects
I don't use tampons but this is pretty neat. Happy
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Frankye B.
Frankye B. · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 7 projects
i'm making me one right now, but i taght i come back and say capri boxes are the same width so, i'm using that, taller & strong taught i share, go green. lol.
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Frankye B.
Frankye B. · Las Vegas, Nevada, US · 7 projects
i gotta make one!
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Coreeoreeo
Coreeoreeo · San Antonio, Texas, US · 1 project
I absolutly love this
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