Swap Ideas Day- create amazing things from toilet paper tubes!

Today is National Swap Ideas Day!  It is a day to share with your friends and family any great ideas that you might have been keeping to yourself!  And just maybe they will share something with you!  Since I am a major crafter, and I specialize in recycled materials, I want to share with you some great ideas to create from toilet paper tubes!

toilet paper tube craft ideas

So are you like most folks that throw away those toilet paper tubes?  Well, I’m here to tell you that there are a multitude of great things to make from them!  And you know what?  Unless you tell someone, they will never know that these projects originated from the lowly TP tube!

filigree frame made from toilet paper tubes

Faux Metal Filigree Frame from Toilet Paper Tubes by Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom

Crafting from recycled materials is the new thing!  My other website, Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom features tons of great recycled craft tutorials.  And this is my chance to share!

wall clock made from toilet paper tubes

Faux Brass Wall Clock made from Toilet Paper Tubes by Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom

The fun part about creating with toilet paper tubes is not only are your recycling, but the objects that you make can be pretty amazing.  And certainly do not look like they came from the bathroom!

christmas garland made from toilet paper tubes

Toilet Paper Roll Garland from Crafty Weekend

The toilet paper crafting tube rage has spread across the internet, and many crafters are coming up with their own unique take on it!

faux iron gate made from toilet paper tubes

Faux Iron Gate made from Toilet Paper Tubes by Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom

You can go very fancy…

toilet paper roll owls

Owl Paper Roll Craft by The Centsible Life

…or just plain cute!  Lots of possibilities with these little round tubes!

toilet paper roll mummy and friends halloween

Toilet Paper Roll Mummy and Friends Halloween by Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom

This is my first TP tube project ever!  A Halloween mummy named Marvin!

toilet paper roll gift box

Toilet Paper Roll Gift Box by Look What Mom Found

toilet paper roll wall art

Toilet Paper Roll Wall Art with Free Patterns by Suzys Artsy Craftsy Sitcom

So before you throw out that next tube, take a moment and think: what could I make from it?

Have an idea?  Well come share!  After all, it is Swap Ideas Day!

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6 comments… add one
  • Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai February 27, 2015, 2:25 pm

    Wow, Suzy! These are so pretty amazing projects from toilet paper tubes. Beautiful. Please come share your blog posts over at the Home Matters Linky Party! We’d love to have you for a visit. The Door is OPEN. http://lifewithlorelai.com/2015/02/26/home-matters-linky-party-26/ 🙂

    Life With Lorelai

  • CJ Huang February 21, 2015, 5:04 pm

    Wow – some of these ideas are so creative! I’m especially liking the wall art ones. 🙂

  • Shana Sutton February 20, 2015, 4:56 pm

    Wow! this takes toilet paper roll crafts to a whole new level! amazing! i love it!!! Definitely pinning! 🙂
    Glad i found you on the Freedom Friday blog hop. 🙂
    Shana from Technotini

  • Acy February 19, 2015, 3:36 pm

    Your wall hangings look great. They’ve got a paper filigree look to them but are much bigger. I have always been fond of toilet paper tubes too 🙂

  • Rose @ Walnut Acre February 18, 2015, 4:00 am

    What fun. I think those cute little owls are my favorite.

  • Heather Grow February 16, 2015, 6:58 pm

    These are so creative. Such great upcycling.


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