12 nifty ways to re-use toilet paper rolls

Toilet paper rolls aren't hard to come by. In any given week, a household can go through a handful of them. Instead of tossing them in the trash so they'll just end up in a landfill, you can actually reuse them for projects around the house.
Now, you might be thinking toilet paper rolls are just too small and flimsy to be of any real use. That's where you're wrong. After reading this list, you're going to wish you'd been saving these little guys a lot longer.
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1. String lights
Stop spending money on expensive lights at the store. Now you can get pretty lights to hang up in your home on the cheap!
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2. Pumpkins for fall
Isn't this the cutest? This makes for the perfect fall centerpiece.
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3. Twig pencil holder
This project is super thrifty. You were already going to throw away those rolls, so all you have to do is go out and collect some twigs to complete this DIY.
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4. Wall art
From afar, you'll probably forget this piece of art is even made out of toilet paper rolls. We love how this one is done in a wrought-iron-like pattern and painted black.
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5. Power cord covers
Keep your power cords untangled and organized by holding it all together with a toilet paper roll. Finish it off with some wrapping paper to make it pretty.
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6. Desk organizer
Organize your desk or a kid's desk with toilet paper rolls. Get crafty, and you'll be amazed at what can happen:
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7. Utensil holder
This is so creative. Here we've decorated the roll for Christmas, but you can do this for other holidays, too. Spruce them up with some paint or paper for parties as well.
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8. Phone stand
There's no reason to go out and buy an expensive plastic phone holder when you can make one so easily at home. This DIY is super creative and very useful.
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9. Grow your seedlings
When you start growing a plant from a seed, you need to give it the right environment to thrive. The organic toilet paper roll is the perfect small space to get started.
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10. Bird feeder
This project is really simple and something both you and your neighborhood birds will enjoy. It's easy enough to get the kids involved, and you're going to love watching the birds come into the yard and eat.
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11. Card and letter holder
The DIY below keeps everything organized and out in the open.
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12. Ribbon and string organizer
Say goodbye to tangled strings and ribbons strewn about your craft box. Keep them tightly wound, neat and organized with the idea below.
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