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.
Thanks for all the responses. I had one quick question. When you say "spread" do you mean actually spreading the silicone on the ribbon? I've just put a small "line" in the middle of the ribbon and let dry. I didn't spread it out like "jam"