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Make Your Own Wall Decor in 3 Easy Steps

Does anyone else feel as bad as I do for throwing away hundreds of toilet paper rolls each year?

Feeling like I was throwing away something that could be used again , I looked for ideas for an artsy creation on my go-to site…Pinterest.

Pinterest is great. And by great, I mean pretty dang awesome! There are solutions to anything and everything on there.

I found so many different ideas that I sincerely felt remorse for wasting so many paper rolls within my lifetime. But one craft in particular caught my eye:

A wallflower made from repurposed toilet paper rolls. A massive wallflower.

You may be thinking “I would never hang something made from used paper rolls in my house. That is so tacky.” Which is normal. Most people don’t consider toilet paper rolls as beautiful additions to their homes… But, don’t judge a creation by its materials! 

…don’t judge a creation by its materials!

 This wallflower turned out so awesome that I made three!

The only materials you will need are:

  • Paper rolls (amount depends on how large you want your flower. I used 30-40 small rolls.) 
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue
  • Spray paint 

There’s barely any work that needs to be done to create this cute little wallflower.  The whole thing can be done in an afternoon…about an hour to put it together and 10 minutes to paint.

There are only 3 steps!

1. Cut the paper rolls into about 1 inch thick circles and press them down so the tops and bottoms are pointy.

2. Glue the ends of the cut up rolls together to make a circle shape that forms a flower as it gets larger. You’ll notice in the picture below that some of the rolls are more squished together than others. That’s because I was fitting those together more closely, but then I realized that I only needed to touch the ends together. I kept it as it was though because I like the eclectic look. That’s the beauty of art…anything goes!

3. Spray paint the flower. (In a confined, well-ventilated place please. The air we breathe doesn’t enjoy aerosol too much!) Or you could even leave it tan. I left one of mine that way… then my mom wanted to paint it red. I didn’t have a chance to get an au naturel picture before she got to it with the spray paint.

toilet paper wall hanging red wall graphic

And there you go! Three easy steps for an adorable wallflower for any room! Color choices are endless. I chose to make a 2-toned flower for my bedroom by mixing turquoise and sea foam green. I loved it!

So go choose your favorite color (or leave it tan) and make a lovely, simple piece for your home! Inexpensive and eye pleasing DIYs are the best!

Let me know how yours goes by emailing me at theearthlyones@gmail.com

If you don’t feel up to making this DIY project, please recycle your paper rolls at a nearby recycling facility! The earth (and I) will appreciate it.

Shared with: Bacon Time with Hungry Hypo, Back to the Basics, A Glimpse Inside, Atkinson Drive, Saving 4 Six, Joyful Homemaking, A Life in Balance, Tuesdays with a Twist, Mamas Blog Central, 3GLOL, and Thirty Handmade Days

 

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Trista Porter

Trista Porter

Trista is currently attending a local university. She is majoring in business administration and English. Not one to sit on the sidelines and watch life pass her by, she has recently started her own business featuring health-friendly and earth-friendly products. She also co-owns a photography business with her boyfriend fiancée. Her dreams are to be a successful writer, businesswoman, wife, and to spread the love of God. Learn more about Trista by visiting her at The Earthly Ones or ReiDesigns.
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11 Responses to Make Your Own Wall Decor in 3 Easy Steps

  1. Bobbi September 8, 2014 at 8:19 pm #

    This is great!!

    Thanks so much for linking up to Teach Me Tuesday last week! You are very much appreciated! Hope to see you again tonight!

    http://3glol.net/2014/09/08/teach-tuesday-20/

    Have a great week!!

  2. trish September 2, 2014 at 11:13 pm #

    This is so cool. What an awesome idea. I am pinning this.

  3. Gentle Joy September 2, 2014 at 10:02 am #

    There are so many ways to use throwaways… we tend to be such a wasteful people…. thank you for sharing this. 🙂

  4. Barb @ A Life in Balance June 18, 2014 at 2:56 pm #

    That is amazing! I always love projects like this that use something normally thrown away.

    Thanks for sharing your craft at Motivation Monday!

    • Candy June 18, 2014 at 5:44 pm #

      Me too, Barb! My daughter recently made a rug with t-shirts she bought on clearance at the GoodWill. 🙂 And Trista also shared another project she did with an old board she found at a local school that you might like to check out: http://momsmorningcoffee.com/make-your-own-coatkey-hanger.

  5. Mary@Back to the Basics! May 20, 2014 at 7:38 am #

    Thank you for sharing at Tuesdays with a Twist! Hope to see you again this week!
    Mary @ Back to the Basics

  6. Mindie Hilton May 8, 2014 at 11:00 am #

    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing at Bacon Time!

    • Candy May 8, 2014 at 8:59 pm #

      Thanks, Mindie!

  7. lorraine williamson May 2, 2014 at 2:38 pm #

    wow that’s one big flower love it thanks for sharing visiting from bacon time hop have a great weekend.

  8. Kristina & Millie May 2, 2014 at 2:34 pm #

    that is too neat! Who would think it was tp rolls? pinned!

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