15 Clever Ways to Reuse Toilet Paper Rolls

Toilet paper rolls are one of those things that we throw into the trash without giving a second thought too. Why not take those toilet paper rolls and put them to good use? Instead of throwing them away or putting them in the recycling bin, you can repurpose them.

In this article, I’m sharing 15 clever ways to reuse toilet paper rolls.

Ways to Reuse Toilet Paper Rolls

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1. Toilet Paper Roll Wreath via Happy Deal Happy Day

This tutorial from Happy Deal Happy Day creates a beautiful floral wreath using toilet paper rolls along with a few other accessories. I bet you didn’t know that toilet paper rolls could be so beautiful.

Toilet Paper Roll Wreath

2. Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feed via The Resourceful Mom

I was simply amazed when I saw this creative way to reuse your toilet paper rolls. These bird feeders would be a great project to do with your kids.

Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feed via The Resourceful Mom

3. DIY Phone Stand With Recycled Toilet Paper Rolls via Home Talk

I bet you didn’t know that you could create a cute and crafty phone stand using your toilet paper rolls? Use your favorite washi tape design to make your phone stand how your personality.

DIY Phone Stand With Recycled Toilet Paper Rolls via Home Talk

4. Love Bugs Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Typically Simple

Here’s another fun craft you can do with your kids. I love how this project allows your kids to be creative and let their personalities shine through their love bugs.

Love Bugs Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Typically Simple

5. Toilet Paper Roll Aeroplane via Molly Moo Crafts

Who doesn’t love creating paper airplanes? I loved creating paper airplanes as a kid. And to this day, I still find them to be a fun activity. You can use these cardboard airplanes as ornaments, or mobiles for a babies nursery.

Toilet Paper Roll Aeroplane via Molly Moo Crafts

6. Toilet Roll Extension Cord Holder via Apartment Therapy

I know I’m not the only one who has a box filled with tangled extension cords. I love the idea of using toilet rolls to organize your extension cords.

Toilet Roll Extension Cord Holder via Apartment Therapy

7. Art Caddy from Cardboard Rolls via Instructables Craft

If you do a lot of arts and crafts at home, there’s a good chance that you have a collection of markers, crayons, etc. that could stand to be organized.

Art Caddy from Cardboard Rolls via Instructables Craft

8. Fire Breathing Paper Roll Dragon via One Little Project

This is a fun craft that any kid will get a kick out of. Even the adults will have a good time creating these fire breathing paper roll dragons.

Fire Breathing Paper Roll Dragon via One Little Project

9. Christmas Toilet Paper Roll via The Best Ideas for Kids

If you’re looking for fun and easy Christmas crafts for kids, these Christmas cardboard rolls fit the bill. You can use these as ornaments for your Christmas tree or even as a tree topper.

Christmas Toilet Paper Roll via The Best Ideas for Kids

10. Cardboard Roll Family Tree via No Dime Design

If you want to add your family tree to your home decor, this cardboard roll family tree is a great way to do that. These are a creative and loving way to fill in an empty space on your wall.

Cardboard Roll Family Tree via No Dime Design

11. Polka Dot Paper Lanterns via Just Crafty Enough

These polka dot paper lanterns are a fantastic way to reuse your toilet paper rolls and beautifully illuminate any room in your home.

Polka Dot Paper Lanterns via Just Crafty Enough

12. Toilet Paper Roll Seed Starter via Burlap and Denim

If you love gardening, save money by using your toilet paper rolls as seed starters. The best part is that you don’t have to remove them from the paper rolls before you plant them. The roots will grow out of the bottom and sides of the roll, and it will disintegrate over time.

Toilet Paper Roll Seed Starter via Burlap and Denim

13. DIY Napkin Rings from a Paper Towel Tube via Crafting a Green World

With these DIY napkin rings, I think that it would be a great idea to use different styles of washi tape based on the season or holiday. You can switch them up throughout the year.

DIY Napkin Rings from a Paper Towel Tube via Crafting a Green World

14. Toilet Paper Roll Birthday Crowns via Creative Jewish Mom

If your child has a birthday coming up, you can put your toilet paper rolls to good use by creating birthday crowns. You can even create a family tradition by doing these every year with your kids.

Toilet Paper Roll Birthday Crowns via Creative Jewish Mom

15. Toilet Paper Roll Candles via We Three Shanes

These candles are a simple and cheap way to add spooky Halloween decor to your home. You could also change up the colors and make them work for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Toilet Paper Roll Candles via We Three Shanes

I hope I’ve given you some ideas for repurposing your toilet paper rolls.

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