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5 Ideas For Cardboard Tube Ornaments

5 Ideas For Cardboard Tube Ornaments
A few weeks ago, I started collecting . I had a friend and my sister-in-law save them for me too. I didn’t have any specific ideas for upcycling these tubes at the time, but I knew I wanted to make Christmas ornaments. Last week, inspiration struck. The following is the result of the odd combination of tea, about three episodes of and a big pile of toilet paper and paper towel tubes. Interesting… Cardboard tubes from paper towel rolls and toilet paper Sand paper, course grit (I used 80 grit) Paper cutter Scissors Glue gun Glue sticks Needle tool (or a chopstick or pencil) Sand each tube to remove glue, residual tissue and create a uniform surface. Idea #1 – Curly Wreath Select a toilet paper tube and cut thin uniform strips around the tube, leaving a 1/4 inch at the end of each cut. Using a needle tool, chopstick or pencil, curl each strip away from the center of the tube. Work your way around the wreath, then slightly turn each curl to the right. And, your done. Idea #2 – Poinsettia Idea #4 – Elf

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