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Toilet Paper Roll Pillow Boxes

Pillow Boxes

For Valentine’s, Alex made everyone salt dough thumbprint hearts. I needed a cute way to package them, and a quick Pinterest search turned up a variety of takes on using old toilet paper tubes to make cute gift wrapping. I took stock of my materials, and created my own version. I used scrapbook paper to cover up the fact that I was using old toilet paper rolls, then tied them off with ribbon and twine to create a couple different looks.

You could also paint the tubes, use construction or wrapping paper, and add neat little gift tags. Your imagination is the only limit with this project!

  • Materials

  • toilet paper tube
  • scrapbook paper
  • glue stick
  • hot glue gun
  • twine or ribbon

Instructions

Start by cutting your paper to be the same width as the toilet paper tube.

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Then hot glue the paper across the width of the tube. Use a glue stick to spread glue over the length of the paper. Then roll the paper around the tube by rolling the tube and applying pressure as you roll.

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Then make sure the ends of the paper overlap and hot glue the end to the tube. Next, press the sides of the tube down so they overlap slightly.

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Finally, decorate any way you like and fill with goodies and gifts!

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