Stop throwing away empty toilet paper rolls. Here’s 11 ways to reuse them around the house

Toilet paper is a household essential. But whenever we finish a toilet paper roll, we often quickly toss it into the trash without giving it a second thought.

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It turns out that toilet paper rolls are far more use than we give them credit for.

Here are a few practical uses for toilet paper rolls. Next time, try to use some of these ideas before you toss a roll.

 

Decorative art mirror

Add some decoration to the walls by creating this decorative art mirror. First, cut the roll into smaller sections and then glue them together. Finally, place them around a mirror.

If interested, you click here for the full step-by-step tutorial.

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Create storage container for toy cars

Rather than having your child’s toy cars scattered throughout the house, create this nice little toilet paper roll garage. It’s perfect and neat!

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Seed starter

Cardboard is awesome for seed starters because the cardboard will degrade and decompose over time. This will allow your plants to grow and blossom.

Find out more details by clicking here.

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Desk organizer

If you need a place to store pencils, pens, and other office supplies, then create this neat and cute stationary organizer. Spray paint numerous toilet paper rolls a solid color, and then attach each roll to a piece of cardboard.

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Nature-inspired Pencil Holder

Look in your backyard and find some twigs. Then glue these twigs to the toilet paper rolls to create a nature-inspired look.

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Bird Feeder

Cover a roll with peanut butter, and then coat with bird seeds.

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Organize Your Cords

Wrap up cords in a toilet paper roll to keep them neat and organized. The best part is that you won’t have to untangle them!

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Organize Your Yarn

Wrap yarn around around a roll and keep it in one place.

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Organize Your Scarfs

Place toilet paper rolls in an empty drawer. Then roll your scarves up and fit them inside a roll for easy and convenient storage.

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Store Wrapping Paper

Securely store wrapping paper by using a toilet paper to prevent it from unraveling.

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Create A Simple, Elegant Gift Container

Create this neat gift container to help store a small gift!

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Patricia Lynn
Patricia Lynn is a senior writer at Shareably. Patricia is based out of San Francisco and can be reached at hi@shareably.net.

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