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Cardboard Tube Crafts – Easy, Fun, Cheap. Perfect!

| April 20, 2012 | 32 Comments

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As some of you know, I love love love crafting with cardboard tubes – also known as “loo rolls” here in the UK! It is one of those materials that “everyone has”, is free and is there in abundance. So I thought I would do a quick round up of Loo Roll crafts you can find here on Red Ted Art! Long live the loo roll!


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1. Robot

2. Loo Roll Zoo inspired by “Who is Hiding”

3. Pirates inspired by “The Troll”

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4. Castles & Men

5. Crowns for Prince & Princesses

6. Friendly Monsters 

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7. Giraffes

8. Birds

9. Victor van Krumm Dog

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10. Watch

11. Owl 

12. And finally, I give you – Captain Jack Sparrow!

Soooo… what do you think? Do you love TP Roll crafts? Want even MORE Loo Roll Crafts – click through for our loo roll craft video! What will you be making first?

Over 10 Fabulous Cardboard Tube Craft Ideas

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Category: Get Crafty, Loo Rolls, Recycling

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  1. Suzy says:

    Love the Castle and the men :)

  2. Red Ted Art says:

    Thank you :-) we had great fun playing with those!!!

  3. Nice list! I’m always looking for new ideas for TP rolls :)

  4. What fun! I love them!

  5. Hannah says:

    Oh my goodness the Watch for W week and Jack Sparrow looks just like him haha Come visit my blog!

  6. Red Ted Art says:

    Thank you!

  7. Captain Jack Sparrow is adorable! My boys would love this. :-)

  8. I love your ideas. They’re so cute! The monsters and the pirate are my favorites. I make a ton of things from toilet paper rolls- nothing beats free when it comes to craft materials!

  9. Pinkoddy says:

    Oh they are fab. Think I will have to make some of those.

  10. Bella says:

    So cute and fun! I love the pirates :)

  11. We made toilet roll owls, butterfly & bunnies…. Taking pics today :)

  12. Didi says:

    This is a great list, and the round-up made my day. The monsters and robot are my favorite. :-)

  13. The Monko says:

    What a great round up of TP roll ideas. I’m always wondering what to do with mine, and loath to throw them out. Thanks for sharing this on Kids Co-op

  14. Amy says:

    I love this idea thankyou. Just started an up-cycle project and this will be brill for it.

  15. Kelly Wiffin says:

    Fantastic ideas! I will have to save all our toilet roll tubes now!

  16. 100% adorable.

    if you want to share these kinds of things with us in future linky parties, we would love it. a new party will open tomorrow on our blog,

  17. Lisa Jay says:

    This is a great list. The cardboard tp roll is one item no one will ever not have, so it’s great to have craft ideas ready to go.

  18. Elaine says:

    Great list of things to do with toilet rolls – just what we need in this horrible weather!

  19. Red Ted Art says:

    Agreed! This rain is crazy!!!

  20. I KNEW I could count on you for some fab toilet roll crafts!! Brill ideas :)

  21. melinda says:

    Love these!
    I did my own toilet paper roll gift box craft, check it out here

  22. Beadzoid says:

    Castles and men!!!! It’s got to be done. Wonderful ideas.

  23. MyKidsGuide says:

    These are such cute ideas! I was just thinking today as I threw out an empty roll “I should start saving these again for crafts.” Thanks for the ideas!

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