Links of Light Bulbs ~(1)

This is my first Links of Light Bulbs post!  I will be posting collections of ideas that I have found online and hope to tweak for my family and for my blog.  If you would like to join in with your own posts of collections of ideas, please borrow my button and join me with Links of Light Bulbs!

Theme:  The Toilet Paper Roll: Recycled!
It was hard to narrow down to only 16 ideas for this one!  Check out the sites credited, along with for a whole site devoted to reusing Toilet Paper Rolls for crafts and organization!

Planters by  We need to try this next spring!
Quilling by  Try spray-painting black or metallic!
Advent Calendar by  This would be cool to combine with nativity pieces or Advent & Lent Quest
Cord organizer by I think I’ll make this for my desk drawer for all the USB cables for the computer:  cameras, ipods…
Paper Lanterns by  Cute decorations…maybe little messages could be written inside?
Gift Boxes by  Painted pillow boxes!
Hot Rod Racers by  Experiment with bottle caps for the wheels…or cereal box cardboard with the circle punch 
Gold Mine Marble Run by  An elaborate version of the marble run!  Looks like fun!
Christmas Crackers by Lots of TP Roll ideas on this post!
Craft Caddy by  Lots of uses for this caddy…lots of decorating options with scrapbooking paper!
Tinkertoy Tubes by  Remember these classic toys?  Easy to make this homemade set!
Pocket book by  Nice durable pockets…would be great for the Prayer Bank!
Knitting Tool by  Nice homemade version to do this easy french knitting.  I love the colorful version made here.
Castle by  Endless play opportunity for little knights and princesses, using TP rolls and cereal box cardboard.
Tree Bracelet for the Birds by I came up with the name…but this is a neat bird feeder.  I bet the squirrels will love it too…I wish it would lure them out of our soffits.
Cranky Faces by  These are pretty cool…hard to believe they’re TP rolls!
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  1. Thanks for the feature!!

  2. What an honor! Thank you for featuring the Moffatt Girls bird feeder:) I love your sweet blog!

  3. How cool!

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  4. Thanks for including us in your list! I can’t believe how much a person can do with a toilet paper tube :)

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