Getting crafty for Christmas is just one of the many guilty pleasures the festive season brings. Whether you’re DIY-ing a Christmas wreath or stringing together your own Christmas garland, there’s no end to the creative fun Christmas crafts bring.
If you’ve been keeping hold of toilet rolls all year, now’s the time to put them to use. From easy little projects for the kids to wow-worthy makes for mum and dad, here are 14 toilet roll crafts for you to make right now.
A little birdie told me…
“Tweet tweet!” Have you ever seen a tree decoration look so sweet? (via Plump and Lavender)
Spread your wings
If you like to stick with tradition, place an angel atop your Christmas tree this year but get the kiddies to help. Here’s a simple toilet roll tutorial you can all take part in. (via The Craft Train)
Add a touch of festive flair to your craft sessions with these stunning hanging lanterns. Vibrant red on the inside and glitter on the outside they’re sure to be a standout. (via The Happy Home Blog)
It’s a wrap
Tiny toilet roll trinkets are ideal for little gifts and stocking fillers. Add left-over cuttings of ribbon and wrapping paper for a special touch (via Romanian Mum)
An adorable addition to the kiddies bedroom doors in the lead up to Christmas, we love this toilet roll Christmas tree idea. (via The Resourceful Mama)
Starry, starry night
It’s amazing what a touch of gold paint can do. Take your collected toilet rolls from drab to fab with this creative glam Christmas craft. (via Lotta Magazine)
If your recycled rolls are taking up too much space in the cupboard, here is the craft for you! Fill each toilet roll with your treat of choice, cover the ends with a piece of brown craft paper and mark the days leading up to Christmas. Simply stick together for an epic homemade advent calendar. (via Morning Creativity)
When Rudolph’s ready we know it’s time for Christmas cheer. Here’s a fun and festive activity for kids of all ages. Grab a glue gun, googly eyes, brown paint and a bright red pom pom to get you started. (via Arty Crafty Kids)
Let there be light
Have your sticky tape at the ready! A few felt tip pens and a little string is all you need for these super sweet toilet paper lanterns. Want to keep the kids busy? Make 20 lanterns and tie them all together for a homemade Christmas garland. (via Scribd)
Come on in…
Take recycling to the next level by adding the bells and whistles only Christmas deserves. This toilet roll Christmas wreath is as cute as it is classy ( via Country Living)
You may have dressed the Christmas table but people often leave the cutlery behind. Transform boring toilet rolls into Christmas outfits for your forks, knives and spoons. Now that’s crafty! (via Pinterest)
A simple toilet roll DIY that takes only minutes to make. This countdown calendar garland is the perfect afternoon craft for kiddies to do at home. Just keep an eye on those fingers when snipping! (via Maya Made)
Whether you’re looking for a simple decoration for the mantelpiece or an ornament to make your Christmas tree that little bit extra, these easy peasy reindeer tick all the right boxes. (via Decoideas)
A very grown-up craft for a very grown-up Christmas favour. These stunning yule log favour boxes take the humble toilet roll and turn it into something enchanting. (via Martha Stewart)
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