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Toilet Paper Holder

A fun arts and crafts project for your bathroom.


Racheal shared these directions for making a unique container you can use to store extra rolls of toilet paper or it also makes a great gift.

  • Age Guideline: 6 Years and Up
  • Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time)

The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.


Materials Needed:

  • 3 Coffee Cans
  • 1 Coffee Can Lid
  • 1 yard of fabric (Or a Large Towel)
  • Items to Embellish Cans
  • Hot Glue and Glue Gun

Cut the bottom out of 2 of the coffee cans so you can see through them. You need to leave the bottom on the third can.

Set the can with the bottom, bottom side down, on your work surface. Set one of the coffee cans with both ends open on top of the can on your work surface. Line up the edges and glue in place with hot glue. Glue the third can on top of the second can. Let the glue set.

Now decorate your 'tower' of cans by covering it with the fabric (or towel). Also cover the lid. You can also embellish the cans and lid using ribbon, sea shells, or anything else you like.

To use you simply slide rolls of toilet paper into your tube and cover!

Similar Idea Shared by Gloria: She suggests attaching the 3 coffee cans together and Cover the coffee cans and the back side of a flower pot saucer (big enough to use as a cover for the coffee cans) with the towels. Put a piece of felt on the bottom side of the cans and glue a large wooden ball or bead to the saucer.

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