Originally Posted by amberry
I did that with my first tube too. So with the second tube I took several lengths of ribbon a yard each (a variety of colors) and spread the silicone onto the ribbon. I used the whole tube immediatly after opening it.
Then I let the ribbon dry overnight and once dry, I cut it into 1 inch pieces and I use double stick tape to attach the pieces inside my partially lined alligator clips. Works like a charm and no more waste.
*you can also use hot glue if that is how you line your clips, I just happen to use the tape.
that's exactly what i do!