What can you make with a toilet paper roll?

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I’ve seen some fun projects lately made from toilet paper rolls. I started telling my husband to save them a couple months ago, and we accumulated a grocery bag full of them. So I finally decided it was time to do something with them. This couldn’t have come at a better time, because one night I got a bunch of ideas for Christmas décor! What?! You think it’s too early for Christmas? Not me!

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I’m loving the look of these glittery ornaments. Although you could hang them on your tree, I’m using them as a back drop to my décor shelf! Soon there will be more fun decorations in front of these, but they will make a great impact in the background.

All you need for this is

  • Toilet Paper rolls
  • Mod Podge
  • Glitter
  • Scissors
  • twine

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Cut your toilet paper rolls into 1-2 inch sections. Mod podge all around the tube and then dip it into a bowl of glitter, covering all sides.

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Once the Mod Podge dries, tap the tube once or twice to release the loose glitter. Then punch a hole in the top, thread the twine thru and tie a knot to keep it from pulling back thru.

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You can hang these on a tree, in your front window, or as a backdrop at your holiday table! There’s so many possibilities, and chances are, you didn’t pay anything for this fun décor.

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Make sure to come back for more of the “What can you make with a toilet paper roll” series. I’ve got a ton more fun ideas!

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If you use one of my tutorials, I’d love to see. Send me a link or picture to Vanessa {at} OurThriftyIdeas.com

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