Saturday, July 11, 2020

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

Chances are good you have a never-ending supply of toilet paper tubes - particularly if you're one of those who stocked up on toilet paper at the start of the Covid pandemic! There are hundreds of ideas for cute crafts in which to use them, particularly for children, but did you know they can also be used to create some beautiful works of art? Take this picture for example. Some dark spray paint and it could pass for wrought iron.

A faux metal piece made of recycled toilet paper rolls .  Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a paper roll model in under 120 minutes by papercrafting with scissors, paper, and glue. How To posted by Lauren M. Difficulty: Simple. Cost: No cost. Steps: 9

Because it's so lightweight, you can hang your art directly on the wall using small nails. Or put your art inside an old frame from a window or mirror and get something like this (I have no source for this photo as it just led me on an endless loop in Pinterest): 

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In addition to larger-scale wall art, here are some ideas for smaller projects (links below each photo): 

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Get creative and experiment! Feel free to comment below on anything you make - we would love to see what you come up with!