Hopefully, this will justify my saving (and my mother saving!) paper towel and toilet paper rolls. Tons of ways to use paper rolls, great project tutorials! Not just kids' crafts. Some really great ideas.
Translucent butterflies - effect is actually very nice, traced and cut from milk jug plastic and colored with Sharpies - replace pipecleaners with beads and metal finds. Milk Jug Decorative Window Crafts by Alphamom -
Toilet paper rolls into wall art. We did this as a project for school (we used hot glue to connect them instead of bobby pins ) & hung them in the office & nurses office to brighten their day. I think it looks better & not as cheep to spray paint them:)
DIY Transfer Decal Tutorial-- Waterslide decal paper comes with a white or clear carrier film and is compatible with either inkjet or laser printers so be sure to purchase the type of paper best suited to your particular project.
diy shrinky dink - No this is not a post about being green. But it is about reusing something you would normally throw away. I heard somewhere that a plastic container can be used like shrinky dinks. So I put it t.
Make It. a Wonderful Life: Owls, Foil, Glue, and Shoe Polish - DIY: Make some fantastic art work by tracing over a coloring book page with glue, covering it with foil and then sponging on and wiping off shoe polish.