Sunday, September 19, 2010

Christmas Recycling

Good Morning!
I hope you are all having a fab weekend. My name is Debbie and I am going to show you how to make this Christmas hanging ornament from.............. wait for it.......................... a Toilet Roll!!!
I have decorated with the gorgeous stamps from WOJ's September Stamp Kit-Christmas Blessings

This is the back.

OK this is what I used:
1 Empty Toilet Roll, 2 pieces of Christmas papers, Snowflake Charms and bells and Vintage Photo Distress ink.
Firstly, with a good PVA glue, cover the whole toilet roll and wrap your Christmas paper around.

Once dry cut into six 1/2 inch sections like above picture. These are the petals.

Glue around the edges of each petal and place onto the back of your other chosen paper and allow to dry. Once dry, cut around carefully and repeat on other side so both sides are covered.

When all segments are dry and cut out, I then roughed the edges with my scissors and distressed with Vintage Photo Distress ink.

Carefully glue together with a strong glue. Decorate with chosen stamped images on both sides and add embellishments etc.. and it should look something like this.

I hope you enjoyed this Tutorial and I would love to see what you come up with.
Thankyou for looking


  1. Oh wow, what a great idea! Thanks for this great ws.


  2. it's absolutly gorgeous
    thanks debbie for sharing this
    hugs angelique

  3. I would never have guessed what you used...great idea.

  4. So pretty, and no one would ever guess it is from a loo roll!

  5. oww i love this and its a great idea to make with my kids,,,thanks debbie..Love Peet

  6. it's look very beautiful thanx for the idea!!
    hugs maranda

  7. WoW this is absolutly GOR-GE-OUS

    Verry nice to hang in my tree or as à gift

    Thanks for sharing
    with us:)

    Hugs Sonja

  8. das ist super!!!!!!!!!!

    LG Silvia

  9. Oh so lovely Thanks so much. Hugs Marja

  10. wow...blinking gorgeous, will have to have a go at this. Thanks for the tut.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xx

  11. waouhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    super TOP

  12. What an amazing idea. I like this.
    My children and i will test it very soon.

  13. WOW!!! Debbie this is just brilliant what a fab idea!!

    Love it and thanks for sharing Love Chanelle xx

  14. That's a great idea for using toiletrolls! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

  15. WOW debbie. This is absolutely spectacular! thanks for sharing!!

  16. This is just the perfect christmas gift. Thank you so much for sharing Debbie! It's lovely.
    Hugs Ingrid

  17. this is fantastic. I've got a bag full of empty toilet rolls that were to be made into mini books but now I think I'll have to do these instead!!
    Thanks so much for this!!

  18. Wahou !
    L'idée est Géniale et le résultat Magnifique !!!

  19. Your ornament is gorgeous! I would never have thought it began life as a tp roll. TFS!!!

  20. Debbie this is beautiful, fantastic idea and one that I've squirelled away :o) x

  21. Wow what a great tutorial i am thrilled with the results and nobody believes it came from a toilet roll have posted my creation on my blog
    also on my facebook page!/album.php?id=645057523&aid=316586
    sorry i do not know how to upload direct to your blog luv Sue x

  22. I love it!!!
    What a great idea:-))
    Thanks for sharing!!

    Hugs Astrid


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