Thanksgiving

Toilet Paper Roll Gift Box

Last year I was a contributor to A Nest for All Seasons where I made these fun little gift boxes that I wanted to share with you today. Now, Canadian Thanksgiving has passed but I know my friends in the US are gearing up to celebrate theirs.

In which case start saving your toilet paper rolls ladies and gentlemen. They will make you an awesome DIY gift box that is perfect for Thanksgiving. This is all started because my daughter sbegan collecting some feathers and I thought hey let’s make feathers to use as gift wrap decor.

What you’ll need:

– toilet paper rolls (or paper towels rolls, gift wrapping rolls, anything that is a tube shape and made of kraft paper basically)
– twine and yarn in your choice of colours
– used fabric in your choice of colours (I used old work socks, felt and scraps from window curtains I shortened)
– scissors
– cardstock
– hole punch

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I freehand cut out some feather shapes out of all the fabric scraps I had. I wish I could offer you a stencil but I literally just did them at random.

The less perfect the more unique you get.

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Printed up a sheet of Thank You’s on my card stock.

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Then I cut out and hole punched both the feathers and the tags.

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Got my toilet paper roll and pressed down on both sides to create an opening.

This is the moment you fill it with whatever you’d like – candy, a thank you note, a wish, a Gift card etc.

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Then, first wrap your twine and yarn together around the toilet paper box leaving the feathers and the tag off to one end.

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Tie it all up and you’re done!

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

2 Comments

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    204 Park
    November 10, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    Gotta love toilet paper rolls for endless DIYs!! This is a great idea 🙂 XO, D

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    Meda Purushotham
    December 20, 2014 at 2:01 am

    Willing to do for my bday Party choclate gifts

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