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toilet paper roll cord organizer

Here’s a handy tip from Instructables user berserk: You may be tidy enough to keep your snake pit of miscellaneous cords, cables, and wires all in a single box, but if you want to take your organization to the next level, neatly coil and stow each cord individually inside a toilet paper tube. Write descriptions on the outside in Sharpie, if necessary. Then pack them all up inside the box, and you’ll never have to rummage through tangled cords again.

Laura Cochrane

Laura Cochrane

I’m a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.


  • http://www.andropedi.com mrrssy

    Cool Idea lol, ty..

  • http://www.facebook.com/Habbie Peter van Dijk

    I tried this, and it does not really work for me. With 90% of my cables, it feels like I am bending them further than is comfortable.

  • Karl Kelley

    I’ve actually done this, but in a deep desk drawer.Works great!

  • gladlylearn

    And to think I have been throwing them in the recycle bin!