Kids

Guest Post: Rolling With The Rolls

Hello guys this is Eugenia Sincovich from iNetGiant. Eugenia is sharing with us some great tips to make pretty stuff using toilet paper rolls. Check them out!

—————————————————————————————————————-

If you like arts and crafts like me, when you see a perfectly good cardboard roll after the toilet paper ran out, you see potential. Well, so did a lot of people and decided to take action! I will show you some really cool stuff that can come from a cylinder, some paint and lots of creativity.

Tiny Planters For Lentil Sprouts

A nice way to decorate the kitchen area is to grow lentil sprouts. It takes just a few days and it looks really pretty.

Keep those cardboard rolls and set them up in some sort of container like a cardboard box. If you end up finding something circular, even better! So you can stuff the cylinders and they will fit perfectly. Otherwise, a square-shaped box will also do.

Set absorbent paper in the base and place the rolls standing up, fill them with a mix of dirt and sand (a little from a sandbox will do just fine!). Bury lentils at about a quarter inch of depth and about an eighth of an inch apart from each other. Splash a little water every day, not too much since the sand and the dirt will keep the humidity.

In a couple of days you’ll see the beautiful looking sprouts. They only last for a couple of weeks so you need to replant the lentils; it only takes about 5 minutes and it looks great!

crafts for toilet paper rolls images

Storage And Untangling Heaven

Everybody has that drawer or bag, full of computer and phone cables, headphones, extension cords and a lot of things that look like one big electronics spaghetti dish, right?

When you need to use one of them, not only you need to first figure out which one is which, but you also have to untangle the mess to free it!

Take all those cardboard rolls you’ve been saving like I suggested, and find a shoe box to contain them. There you’ll be able to place each of the cables in its own space.

You can even decorate the rolls, paint them and even label each one with the cable or piece they’re holding. Rolls can also be used to contain extension cords to also avoid tangling.

Rolling with the Rolls2

Pixel Art

This is a fun trend for decorating. Pixel art is basically drawings that can be made out from a certain distance and not so much from up close, since the shape will be divided into big blocks of sorts (pixels). It’s a way of simplifying shapes that are still recognizable.

In the following photo you can see Pixel-Elmo, Pixel-Sponge Bob. It can also just be a person or a thing, you just need to find the pattern. It will usually entail solid color so you would need to paint the rolls before you put the picture together.

Rolling with the Rolls3

Art!

By simply cutting the rolls with scissors you will create oval shaped pieces. The pressure of the scissors alone will do the work. You might need to reinforce that with your fingers, but not that much, it will just sharpen the edges, to give it a slicker look.

With those ovals, you can make wonderful shapes such as the one on the next photo.

You only need to figure out a pattern that will work for you. You can paint them and stick them together with glue or tape. After the work is done, you can varnish it to make it stronger so it lasts a long time.

Rolling with the Rolls4

About the author:

Eugenia Sincovich is an Argentinean writer that can’t seem to stay in one place! She loves everything that reminds her that she’s alive and does her best to convey those feelings into her texts. She currently writes for iNetGiant.

26 Responses

  1. gina says:

    what a great collection! I was drawn in the with sprouts but the wall art is incredible!

  2. […] This is really cool idea from Live Colorful- Use toilet paper rolls to store all your cords! […]

  3. […] via sinnenrausch Mini pinatas via hideousdreadfulstinky Toilet roll bird feeders via moffattgirls Tiny planters via livecolourful Toilet roll glasses via pinkystripeysocks Leprechaun vis craftymorning Rocket […]

  4. There are a lot of default tools and applications for the Windows system for the pics art. To make it useful, just go to the apps and then enter the display option and from there you can select one of your choice of art and apply it.

  5. This is very colourfull and creative.

  6. Hey Eugeniais, thanks for sharing these great tips to make pretty stuff using toilet paper rolls.

  7. TV Repair says:

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful blog with us.

  8. Thanks for sharing such a good article it is really very useful for everyone.

  9. Thanks for sharing the great article I also bookmark this page. And I wish you write more about this type of blog in the future… And I am a pro developer in Canada if you want to reach more traffic on your page plz check out my Website.

  10. Laxmi yantra says:

    Buy Astrology, Vastu and Feng shui products online at best price and best quality. Siddh Asht Lakshmi Shri Yantra framed Lakshmi yantra completely siddh buy online at best price and best quality. Sampoorna Maha Lakshmi Yantra buys framed yantra from devotionalkart COD and prepaid options available.

  11. Wow Nice Post, Thanks for posting such a wonderful article you want help in the marriage section can visit our site

  12. john mark says:

    Need help with starting a cash app? Ring on cash app phone number
    You’re needed to dial the cash app phone number for any query related to the cash app. Right from start using the cash app to making transactions, this support service will help you in everything. So, you must call us whenever you’re got caught in problematic situations of cash app 1-833-276-4777. https://attcustomerservicephonenumber.com/cash-app-customer-service-phone-number/

  13. john mark says:

    Call on the all-time operational number to access our yahoo customer service
    Glitches related to Yahoo can knock you down at any time. If you don’t want your time to be wasted in fixing these glitches, connect with us for accessing our yahoo customer service. In case you don’t know to avail of this service, simply dial the contact number to stay in touch with us 1-844-409-2999. https://www.customer-servicecontact.com/yahoo-customer-service/

  14. john mark says:

    Try our yahoo support to forget all your technical Yahoo problems
    Is there no access to your account?
    Can’t send any email or send any document due to sign in error?
    For this, we have our yahoo support service that is specially devised to help the users in saving their time and troubleshooting the problems. Freely contact our technical specialists 833-293-2333. https://www.my-contactsbackup.com/yahoo-customer-service-number/

  15. johnmark says:

    Feel free to avail yahoo sign up to get the accurate solution
    Is the home page of Yahoo taking time in loading?
    Want Yahoo Sign Up to make Yahoo your home page?
    Rectifications will be delivered to you within a short span of time because of the availability of our knowledgeable technical professionals. Just ask your complicated questions to our technical experts on the phone call.1-855-792-0222 https://www.customersupport-phonenumber.com/yahoo-mail-signup/

  16. johnmark says:

    For unlimited cash app support, make sure to access our customer service

    If your cash app is not opening on internet explorer then you must contact our team. Cash App Support is committed to ensuring instant technical aid to every cash app user no matter what sort of glitch it is. Speak to us whenever you get surrounded by any serious technical problem.1-833-554-7444 https://www.supportforhelp.net/cash-app-customer-service-phone-number

  17. johnmark says:

    Amazon Customer Service Phone Number has solutions
    We have a service where you live. Our highly-skilled technicians can resolve any type of your Amazon issue. Our services for Amazon are absolutely free of cost. Our Amazon Customer Service Phone Number is also free to call. The experts aim to save your time while giving instant outputs on the problems. If you are experiencing errors while shopping on the Amazon website or facing technical issues with your account, you are free to get in touch with us via dialling our phone number 1-888-662-4999. https://popularge.com/amazon-customer-service-phone-number/

  18. johnmark says:

    Dial Amazon Customer Service Phone Number right away!
    Our customers are our priority. At Amazon customer service we are tuned in to you. To provide you with better customer support we have set an Amazon Customer Service Phone Number 1-888-662-4999 which is completely free to call. In way of keeping you happy and guaranteeing 100% customer satisfaction, our experts are round the clock busy with their work. You can avail the advantages of our Amazon customer service which is free, safe and reliable. https://popularge.com/amazon-customer-service-phone-number/

  19. johnmark says:

    Scale UP Security over Your Facebook Account Via Facebook Support Service
    Facebook Support professionals help all the users for enhancing their security over their Facebook account. If you are looking forward to keeping your account up and running in a flawless manner, come to us by availing our services and get the suggestion directly from experienced technicians 833-293-2333. https://www.my-contactsbackup.com/facebook-customer-support-number/

  20. johnmark says:

    Contact Facebook Phone Number For Getting Resolution In No Time
    Are you one of those who are frustrated due to various Facebook problems? Are you also looking for the best and real time solution in order to exterminate the entire host of issues in no time? What you should do is to put a call at toll free Facebook Customer Service phone number and to get right aid, at the comfort of your home 1-844-409-2999. https://www.customer-servicecontact.com/facebook-customer-service/

  21. The very next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesn’t disappoint me just as much as this particular one. I mean, I know it was my choice to read, but I actually thought you would probably have something interesting to talk about. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something you can fix if you weren’t too busy looking for attention.
    https://ricepuritytest.info/gre-test/

  22. Yahoo mail is being witnessed as one of the popular mailing platforms that works completely online with the users’ credentials. Some of its users are having the issue of not able to Change Yahoo Mail Password on their own. If you are having such an issue, you must contact one of our experts right away.

Leave a Reply