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Published on January 5th, 2011 | by Maria


Five Projects Using Paper Tubes

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Paper tubes are one of the most common household wastes I can think of. Even if you don’t buy paper towels, you still end up having paper tubes left over from toilet paper. If you don’t have a lot floating around your house, ask your friends and family to save you some. There are a ton of crafty possibilities when it comes to these little cardboard tubes. Here are five projects utilizing paper tubes from around your home.

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Hey there! I'm Maria Raffaelle and I currently live in Chicago, IL. I have a passion for all things eco-friendly in makeup, skincare, haircare, and fashion. The crafter in me loves to put a DIY twist on beauty too! One of my goals is to help women realize that they are all beautiful; no matter their size, shape, or skin. Let's celebrate the beauty in each of us, together!

11 Responses to Five Projects Using Paper Tubes

  1. Kbettenc says:

    Nothing, links go to nothing useful.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Ok Looks like things are back to normal. Thanks all!

  3. Oh my gosh, these monsters are adorable!

    • Maria Dryden says:

      Aren’t they great? You should check out more of Alisa’s blog, there are some great projects and photos over there!

  4. Oh my gosh, these monsters are adorable!

  5. what a great idea these are fantastic.

  6. Allwaysgreatbear says:

    Love your Ideas. This Christmas I took the Bathroom tissue brown inner rolls I had saved and crush several into the center of one to make a bonfire/campfire starter. I wrapped the tubes in recycled gift wrapping paper and tied off the ends with recycled ribbons to make what comes to look like a English style holiday wrapped candy or Christmas “cracker” or “popper”. My camping friends really liked them and they worked in indoor fireplaces also. Cheers!

  7. Great ideas! The monsters are adorable and the lamp is really stylish!

  8. Kitty says:

    I have been recycling toilet paper and paper towel tubes for a decade. They are the same material as cereal bozes, very organic.

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