12 Creative Ways To Use Toilet Paper Rolls Around The House

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Toilet paper rolls are one of those things that we seem to toss without a second thought. However, they’re actually useful for a ton of different things around the house. You’d be surprised how versatile they really are! So the next time you go to recycle them, consider these hacks first.

1. Wrapping Paper Saver

Wrapping paper becomes difficult to store when it’s been used and is out of its protective packaging. Just slip a toilet paper roll onto the sleeve to keep the paper organized and protected from rips and tears.

2. Pencil Holder

How chic are these gold pencil holders? Can you believe that they’re just toilet paper rolls spray-painted gold, then attached together? Click here for a whole list of DIY toilet paper roll pencil holders.

3. Cord Organizers

Instead of having tangled cords lying around in a pile, organize them neatly by storing them in toilet paper rolls! You can even decorate them with cute designs.

4. Bird Feeder

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To make your own bird feeder, just coat a toilet paper roll in peanut butter, then roll it in birdseed. You can attach a string to the hollow part to hang it from a tree or hook.

5. Small Gift Boxes

You don’t need to buy gift boxes for jewelry and other small items when you can just make your own using toilet paper rolls. All you have to do is fold down the ends, then add whatever ribbon or other decorations (like stamps) you like.

6. Glasses Case

If you’re always misplacing your eyeglass cases, save yourself a trip to the store and make your own using a toilet paper roll. Click here for the easy tutorial.

7. Phone Stand

How cute is this little phone stand? Click here to learn how to make it out of a toilet paper roll and a few other materials.

8. Christmas Wreath

Can you believe that this elegant Christmas wreath was made from toilet paper rolls? Click here to see the step-by-step instructions.

9. Happy Snowmen

Speaking of Christmas crafts, how darling are these little snowmen? All you need are a few toilet paper rolls, some googly eyes, ribbon, marker, and any other decorations you want.

10. Cat Toy

Why buy expensive cat toys when you can make your own? All you need are toilet paper rolls, scissors, and a stapler. Guinea pigs, bunnies, and other small critters would also appreciate these. Click here for the tutorial.

11. Seedling Pots

Toilet paper rolls are the perfect environments for growing seedlings. Click here for the video tutorial showing how to make this simple project.

12. Birthday Crowns

Are these sweet, or are these sweet? These adorable little crowns would be perfect for a children’s birthday party (or even for an adult’s!). Click here to learn how to make this fun little craft.