Practical Household Uses For Toilet Paper Rolls

One of the most tossed out objects that we never seem to reuse are toilet paper rolls.

When you think of all those rolls youve thrown out throughout the years, well it really adds up! Isn’t there some other uses for these? It may be odd thinking of using toilet paper rolls as part of a creative practical use item, but they actually are perfect for such. Check these out:

Paper napkin rings

These adorable rolls are extremely easy to put together. Simply start by painting the roll with acrylic paint (in this case red), using glitter tape to place over it once dry, and then gluing a heart embellishment on the top. The heart can be made using a hole punch. They’re perfect for parties!

Decorative art mirror

Add a decorative art mirror to your walls by cutting a roll into small sections, gluing them together and then arranging them around a mirror. Learn the steps, here.

Storage compartment for toy cars

Instead of having the toy cars thrown around on the floor, create this incredible car garage using recycled toilet paper rolls.

Seed starter

These make excellent seed starters because the cardboard can break down over time to allow your plant to grow and flourish. Find out more details, here.

Desk organizer

Spray paint over multiple toilet paper rolls and attach each roll to a cardboardpiece in order to createa simple stationary organizer.

Twig pencil holder

Or find twigs outside and glue them onto a toilet paper roll for a rustic look.

Bird feeder

Coat aroll with peanut butter using a knife and then roll it around in bird seeds until fully coated.

Yarn organizer

Keep yarn in one place and untangled by wrapping it around a roll.

Scarf organizer

Give the outside toilet paper roll a spray of paint and then once dry, roll your scarves within the roll for an easy way to store scarves.

Wrapping paper storage

Keep wrapping paper secure by placing a roll within it in order to secure the paper from unraveling.

Toilet paper pillow boxes

Create a simple and elegant gift container by makinga ‘pillow box’ and then decorating the outside with wrapping paper and ribbon.

Aren’t they cute?!

So start setting aside those toilet paper rolls and then set aside some time to get creative, making these highly useful items. Your friends and family will no doubt be impressed by your creative upcycling skills!

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