Are you planning to toss toilet paper rolls in the recycling heap? Think again because these humble products can be used surprisingly in numerous ways. And you know what cutting down on such basic yet crucial household waste won’t let your creative juices flow which may, later on, turn out to be a worthwhile endeavor.
Being one of the leading suppliers of Washroom paper products in Australia, we are big advocates of using paper towel and toilet paper rolls over again and again. Once you are done using these products, recycling seems like a waste especially when you have so many better things to do with it. Starting from adorable crafts to handy hacks, down below I would like to shed some light on certain ways that are as versatile as the paper towel itself. It’s more like repurposing your unused rolls! So, grab a cup of tea, sit down, and read away.
- Lace Bracelets
One of the best uses of a toilet paper roll that any girl can make is by creating lace bracelets. And they look so lovely, isn’t it! One could never imagine that they are actually rolls of toilet paper covered in lace and adorable buttons. Cheapest costume jewelry ever.
- Hanger hack
Nobody likes creases in their pants, try using this hanger hack. All you need to do is that simply tape a paper towel roll around your hanger. This will prevent lines in your trousers. Apart from this, scarf lovers can also keep their collection under control by fashioning this simple looking organizer. All you require is several cardboard loops.
- Cord Holders
Is your drawer jammed with strangled cords? I bet nothing can be more out-of-control than stray cords. So instead of allowing those to tangle and take up the room what can be done is sort out things with this easy craft. Neatly coil your cord and place it inside an empty tube. Add some colored tape and a label to transform dull gray cardboard into something that’s both pretty and functional.
- Napkin Holders
Wow, that’s such a beautifully burlap-covered napkin. Can you guess what are these holders made of? Toilet paper rolls, yes blending toilet paper rolls, ribbon, and tiny natural charms like mini pine cones, acorns, and pumpkins in such a way that they lend a rustic look to any dinner table.
- Toilet Roll Organizer
One of the best general hack where each role is trimmed so that it’s slightly shorter than the height of the drawer. Apply a dot of hot glue to the sides of the rolls to secure them together in a group. By simply dotting the bottom of each roll with hot glue and glue the rolls in such a way that it creates a piece of poster board trimmed to fit inside the drawer. In these right from jewelry to office supplies, anything can be stored!
- Wall Art
No way! These can’t be paper towels, wait are they? Amazing job, I must say! These washroom paper products end up making a lovely piece of (free!) art on your living room wall. And no one knows what they are actually made of.
- Candle Holder
Imagine a candle holder made of paper towel! Cover up faux or LED candles and soften their glow with one of these clever handmade holders. Always keep this in mind that never use these cardboard creations next to a real flame or you could be asking for trouble.
- Hidden Compartment
Hiding some money in a toilet paper roll is the best tricky way to set up your secret gift. It can even act as your secret piggy bank.
- Puppets for kids
Do you have toddlers playing around all the time? If so, creating such puppets will make them enthralled with their own at-home puppet show. With the help of these toilet paper roll puppets, let their imagination run wild as they transform painted tubes into dragon and princess puppets using just a hole punch, yarn, paint, and sticks.
- Desk Organizer
Now all you pens, pencils, erasers, paper clips, staples, and a host of your office stationery can be stored in elegance keeping the desk tidy with the help of Paper towels. For this you will require certain things ranging from cereal boxes to toilet paper rolls, wooden plaques, Mod Podge, acrylic paint, scrapbook paper, and ribbons.