Tissue boxes aren't just for tissues. Here are 10 cool ways to revamp them instead

During both allergy and cold seasons, it can sometimes be shocking to see how many tissues you go through in a day. What's even more shocking to think about is how many cardboard boxes you toss aside once they are empty instead of reusing them. After all, isn't saving trees a top priority?
Next time you have a cold, instead of placing the empty boxes in your recycling bin, try some of these creative repurposing ideas. From kids' crafts to creative storage ideas, there is something here for everyone! We've even thrown in a couple of crafts to spiffy up your boxes while you're still using them.
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1. Towel holder
You would never guess that this adorable hand towel organizer by Southern Flair Crafts is made out of a tissue box! Decorated with jute and canvas, this is the perfect way to organize your bathroom in style.
2. Chic fabric cover
Are you looking to maintain a cohesive style throughout your house? Sometimes cardboard tissue boxes are just plain ugly to look at. Using scrap fabric left over from other projects, you can revamp your tissue boxes with this adorable, handsewn fabric cover, as suggested by Make it and Love it. Check out how this is done in the video below:
3. Homemade pinata
Pinatas always add excitement to any party. But like a lot of fun activities, buying them premade can add up. This simple tutorial by Studio DIY will help you save some money on your kid's next birthday party. Kids will have just as much fun making them as they will breaking them open!
4. Crocheted cake cover
This tissue box cover is for the more advanced crafter or textile artist. If you love to crochet, then this is definitely a project for you. This would make the perfect gift for the friend who loves baking or a sweet addition to any kitchen.
5. Jewelry tray
If you've ever had to untangle a wad of earrings or bracelets, then you know exactly how hard getting ready can be if your jewelry lacks organization. This unique DIY project is crafted out of toilet paper rolls, a tissue box and the fabric of your choice.
6. Decorative monsters
Whether you're planning for your kid's birthday party or simply trying to find ways to decorate her bedroom, this is an adorable craft project for imaginative kids and parents. Transform a tissue box into this funny little monster. You can use them for storage, or they can be purely decorative.
7. Dinosaur feet
Here is another one that kids will love, thanks to A Bird & a Bean. Let your toddler's imagination run free when he steps foot inside these make-believe dinosaur feet. Kids will love stomping around in their new feet, and parents will get a kick out of watching them. Watch how easy it is to make in the video below:
8. Plastic bag storage
Nothing can be as frustrating as opening your kitchen cabinet and having a pile of plastic bags falling out at your feet. This simple trick from Polished Habitat will work wonders for all those plastic bags we tend to accumulate from grocery stores.
9. Spice packet storage
If you love to cook, then you're aware of how disorganized a spice cabinet can get after preparing a few meals. This repurposed tissue box keeps everything neat and tidy.
10. Yarn storage
Knitters, crocheters and embroiders: Never have to untangle yarn or thread again. This easy tissue box system will store and keep your yarn organized and convenient to access for your next big project!
We know after reading this list you're going to have a lot of ideas running through your head, so get to collecting those boxes and create something wonderful!
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