Here is two box for your tatting thread.
They were boxes of cake! and I saw them clear, and have a whole from upper part so thought it will be very good to keep my thread clean, and easy to work with specially if I work with two different colors. I have cleaned them, and dried, then used them as you saw in the picture.
You may know that picot gauge will cost you about 6 $ or more. I have made my own gauge picot for free. Just piece of cartoon or plastic, and measure 3mm, 5mm, 10mm, 15mm, 20mm or more to do your own gauge. Here is a picture for this idea.
I have kept my shuttles using a pen box!!! It is big enough for them, and hard to keep my shuttles safe. Here is the picture