recycled-desk-organizer5Turn a trio of toilet paper rolls into a colorful and easy recycled desk organizer, just add a little paint and glue. It’s a simple project that encourages kids to keep their desks tidy!


  • Three toilet paper rolls
  • Paintbrush
  • Acrylic paint
  • Hot glue gun


    1. Cover the outside of each toilet roll with paint and set aside to dry. recycled-desk-organizer
    2. Use a hot glue gun to adhere the tubes together. recycled-desk-organizer2
    3. Form the tubes together in a pyramid, making sure that all the edges are level so that your recycled desk organizer will stand evenly. recycled-desk-organizer3

Amy Johnson is a crafter, writer, and mother of four, who believes in the power of handmade, secondhand, and eco-friendly living. Her favorite craft store is the thrift store and she shares creative reuse ideas on her blog Maker Mama . Follow her on Facebook for daily inspiration!

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