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56 Amazing Paper Roll Crafts Ideas

Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.


Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Adults and Kids

Kids love crafts and learn an important lesson about the satisfaction of recycling when using tp and paper towel rolls in crafts.

In this article you will find only projects that include a picture, and directions. Just click on the site name and you will be taken directly to the tutorial. Projects include: wreaths, wall art, napkin holders, flowers and crafts for kids.

To make the beautiful wreath shown above, go to Proverbs 31 Life.


1. Fantastic Fairy Houses

Imagine all the wonderfully fantastic fairy houses you can make. You'll find the tutorial and the examples for making these little houses at Wonderful DIY.


2. Cat in a Hat Pop-ups

Every kid I know loves Dr. Seuss books and one of the all time favorites is Cat in a Hat. So, making these pop-ups will be a fun and entertaining project for the kids. You'll find the instructions for making the Cat in a Hat pop-ups at Stuff by Ash.


3. Fishes

Check the instructions at No Time for Flash Cards and then get out the paints and google eyes and have a blast with the little ones.


4. Turkey Favors

Dress up your Thanksgiving table with these cute little turkeys holding favors or as place cards. Find out how easy these turkey favors are to make by going to Diy Inspired for the instructions.


5. Napkin Rings

The tutorial for making these extremely attractive napkin rings is found at the Mod Podge Rocks! site.

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6. Black Halloween Candles

I love these black Halloween candles and see that they are very easy to make. Follow the instructions at House of Dewberry. A great idea if you need decorations for a Halloween party or to decorate the classroom.


7. Birdhouse Ornaments

Imagine how these birdhouse ornaments could be made to use for different occasions or holidays. Just add a bit of cotton or fake snow to make them for Christmas, Paint them grey, purple, black and orange, add a bit of spider web and use them at Halloween. Pastel colored ones would be cute for a bridal or baby shower. The possibilities are endless. Find the tutorial for making these birdhouse ornaments at Croissant and Lavender.


8. Olaf

Who doesn't love Olaf? This character from the Frozen movie is popular with lots of kids. Make your own little Olaf by following the directions at Crafts by Amanda.


9. Napkin Rings

These beautiful, useful napkin rings can be found here at the Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor site.


10. Grouchy Ladybug

Go to Tippy Toe Crafts for the directions for this grouchy ladybug.


11. Octopus

Look at this cute little paper tube octopus project. Find the instructions at Kids Activities Blog.


12. Glitter Mirror

You'd never believe, without seeing for yourself, that a plain round mirror could be made into something so beautiful using cardboard rolls. See this terrific project, and the directions for making this mirror, at Meijo’s Joy.


13. Cats

These are soo cute. I know I'll be making some like it come Halloween. The directions can be found at Easy Peasy and Fun.


14. String Lights

Although this project is written in a foreign language, the pictures pretty much tell you how this is done. Go to Kifli es Levendula. It appears to me that a slit is cut in the sides of the tubes to fit down over the string lights.


15. Modern Owls

The modern look of these outstanding owls makes them suitable for any décor. The directions for the owls can be found at Creative Jewish Mom.