I have saved several paper towel and tissue paper rolls over the past few months to use for future projects. I was so happy to discover the website craftster.org, where a poster gave a step-by-step tutorial (click here) on how to make a tree using the rolls, paint, and glue.
Below are photos of how I made my tree:
I think this is an excellent way to recycle tissue rolls. I can see this as a fun project for a child’s room, a classroom, or for anyone who likes to create unique wall decorations.
***All credit for this idea goes to melissa at craftster.org!***
My husband owned this end table for a few years before we got married. It had been in our bedroom covered up with a sheet, and we mostly used it as a junk drawer. I got tired of seeing it in a corner collecting dust, so I decided to spruce it up and paint it.
I used spray paint instead of hand painting the table because I’m pretty impatient when it comes to waiting for things to dry. I bought Krylon Blue Ocean Breeze Paint + Primer (I used two cans) and Krylon Looking Glass Paint from Walmart.
I cleaned the end table with a warm, wet towel before I began painting the table in my backyard. I also removed the handle because I was painting it with the Looking Glass paint.
Krylon spray paints dry very quickly. I let each coat dry about 20 minutes before I started painting again. Then I screwed the handle back onto the drawer. I’m very pleased with how the table turned out. I love the Blue Ocean Breeze color, and I plan on using it for future projects.
These two projects are the result of me being bored one weekend and having way too many Mardi Gras beads that my family and I have collected over the years.
For the first project, I used a food tray stand, sun yellow Krylon Dual Paint + Primer, glue gun and glue sticks, and Mardi Gras beads. First, I cut the beads from the strands. Next, I painted the tray. After the paint dried, I began to hot glue the beads into different patterns onto the top of the tray.
For the second project, I used a wine bottle, beads, and a glue gun and glue sticks. All I did was hot glue the beads onto the bottle.