How to Turn Toilet Paper Rolls into Flower Wall Art


This project from Growing Up Creative was written as a craft for kids, but calling it a 'kid craft' sort of suggests that it's on par with gluing pasta onto paper, which it is not. I mean, I guess it could be, but in the right hands, the outcome is a lovely and sophisticated-looking art installation. To make your own toilet-paper-roll-flower wall art, you'll need this stuff:

  • toilet paper rolls (I'm guessing paper towel rolls would work too)
  • scissors
  • white glue
  • stapler
  • paint & brushes
  • glitter (for the kid version)
  • clothes pins
  • (I'm thinking shooting the assembled shape with acrylic spray paint might provide a nice finish)

For the entire tute, follow this link to Growing Up Creative.


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DIY Maven on Dec 17, 2009:

Hey Anon--this is a guess, but you can just see a nail in the bottom picture:

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I think it's just a matter putting the nail where it will balance the entire piece. Although, you could always use more than one nail. Also, I'm betting a straight pin (stick pin) would hold it up. No need to make a big ol' hole in the wall if you don't need to! :)

Anonymous on Dec 17, 2009:

may i ask how did you attach this to the wall. its a beautiful idea.

Ginger Fernandez on Dec 15, 2009:

This is a beautiful project.  I had no trouble creating my own project from your instructions.  Thanks for the idea.

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