3 Cool DIY Toilet Paper Roll Crafts to Make Attractive Jewelry

9 Materials
$1
20 Minutes
Easy

You can do so many things with a toilet paper roll to recycle it into something useful instead of throwing it away. In this tutorial, you will find three toilet paper roll crafts that make gorgeous jewelry ideas, including toilet paper roll earrings and toilet paper roll bracelets! Happy crafting!

Tools and materials:

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Mod Podge or strong crafting glue
  • Fabric
  • Shoelace
  • Wire
  • Scissors
  • Beads
  • Headpins
  • Shepherd’s hooks
Cutting the toilet roll

Lace-up wrist cuff

1. Cut

Cut the toilet paper roll lengthways.

Gluing fabric onto the toilet paper rolls

2. Cut and glue

Make sure you have enough fabric to cover both the outside and inside of the toilet paper roll. Apply Mod Podge to the inside of the roll and spread it all over the inner surface.


Cut a piece of fabric slightly larger than the inner surface of the toilet paper roll, and apply it to the glue. Use your fingers to press and smooth the fabric, so there are no bumps or bubbles. 

Toilet paper rolls crafts

4. Cut

Cut the excess fabric, leaving just enough fabric on each side to be able to fold it over the edges of the toilet paper roll.

Toilet paper roll craft ideas

5. Glue

Apply glue to the edges of the outer surface of the toilet paper roll. Fold the inner fabric over the edges, and glue them down. 


Repeat the process of gluing fabric, smoothing it down, and folding in the edges on the outer surface of the toilet paper roll.

DIY lace-up bracelet

8. Insert laces

Make a row of holes, each about 2 centimeters (0.78 inches) apart from each other, along both side edges.


Insert a shoelace in a crisscross pattern through the holes, as if lacing up a shoe. Slide the cuff onto your wrist, and pull the laces to tighten them. 

Toilet paper roll bracelet 1

Here's the result!

Cutting toilet paper rolls

Twisted bracelet

1. Cut

Cut two toilet paper rolls, each from one end to the other.

Tracing and cutting the bracelet

2. Trace and cut

If you have a bracelet in a shape you like, you can trace half of it onto the inside surface of one toilet paper roll, and the other half onto the second toilet paper roll. Otherwise, draw out the shape you prefer, half on one roll and half on the other. Then, cut out the shapes.

DIY jewelry from toilet paper rolls

4. Glue

Apply glue to the outer surface of the upper half of the bracelet and attach the fabric. Cut the excess fabric from around the bracelet, leaving about half an inch of fabric to fold over the edges.

How to use toilet paper rolls

6. Snip

Make snips all along the fabric overhanging the edges of the bracelet. Apply glue to the overhanging fabric, and fold it over the edges of the bracelet. 

Gluing the bracelet

8. Glue

Apply glue to the end of the top half of the bracelet, and attach the second half, fold a bit of the fabric over the second half, as well. 


Cover the bottom half of the bracelet with glue, and attach the fabric using the same method used for the top half. 

Using toilet paper rolls to make jewelry

10. Attach wire

Bend a piece of wire so it is similarly shaped to the bracelet. Apply glue to the bottom half of the bracelet’s inner surface and lay the wire on the glue. Then, fold the overhanging fabric over the wire, and press down tightly to secure. 

Attaching fabric to the bracelet

11. Attach fabric

Apply glue and attach the fabric to the top half of the bracelet to cover the wire there, as well. 

Toilet paper roll bracelet 2

12. Twist and wear

Bend the bracelet into a spiral shape, and slip it onto your wrist. Adjust as necessary. 

How to make toilet paper roll earrings

Toilet paper roll earrings

1. Cut

Cut two rings from the toilet paper roll, and shape them so each one is tapered on one end. Use one as a guide to help you shape the second one, so they will be symmetrical. 

DIY earrings from toilet paper rolls

2. Attach fabric

Apply glue to the entire outer surface of each toilet paper ring, and fold the fabric over the ring, pressing down and smoothing the fabric, so there are no wrinkles or bubbles. 

Upcycling toilet paper rolls

3. Cut and glue 

Cut the excess fabric from around the edges of the ring, leaving enough overhanging fabric to fold over the edges and glue down on the inner surface. Apply glue to the overhanging fabric, and fold it over the edges of the ring, onto the inner surface. 

Making the holes for the earrings

5. Make a hole

Use a sewing needle to make a hole in the center of the tapered end of the ring. Then, run a headpin through the hole you just made. 

DIY earrings

7. Apply beads and make a loop

Slide your preferred design of beads onto the headpin. Once you’re happy with your design, make a loop at the end of the headpin, and cut the excess wire.

Attaching the shepherd's hooks

8. Apply shepherd’s hooks

Open the loop on the shepherd’s hooks, slip it through the loop at the top of the earring, and close it up.

Toilet paper roll earrings

If you enjoyed these DIY toilet paper roll crafts, let us know! Which idea do you like best? 

Suggested materials:

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Mod Podge or strong crafting glue
  • Fabric
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