Ever wonder what people used before toilet paper? Humans have been living on the earth for about 200,000 years. But toilet paper wasn't created until 1880. So what did we use before?
With fragrance-filled sprays, scented candles, diffuser sticks, and other air-freshening products, the scent lasts just a few minutes and doesn't always mask what you were hoping to cover up. When it comes to the bathroom, scented toilet paper might sound like a terrible (and silly) idea, but it's best at eliminating stinky smells over a long period of time.
Toilet paper isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you want a hot meal, but when you're camping or out in the field (i.e. military training), a little TP is the difference between cold tuna and luxury.
It may be surprising, but those cardboard toilet paper tubes are dead useful for so many things besides just keeping the circular shape of your TP roll. As shown before, you can make car dash mounts for your mobile phone, but that's just one of the many beneficial uses from a seemingly junk cardboard tube. You probably go through quite a bit of bathroom tissue over the course of a year, especially if you're using it for facial tissues, too. So, the next time you throw away that lonely little ...
How many times have you thrown out the remaining cardboard tube from an empty roll of toilet paper? Most of the time, they don't even make it to the recycling bin, and with the average American using over 20 rolls each per year, that's over 6.4 trillion tubes being wasted each year. Yet these small tubes are particularly valuable helpers around the home, especially when it comes to cleaning, so why toss them out?
Video: . So inspired by some pictures on Pinterest I decided to make my own toilet paper roll wall art. I hope you like the tutorial and If you didn't already know this amazing idea I hope you feel inspired by this video.
Everyone knows that using your phone and driving is illegal, and rightfully so. Tons of people die on the road everyday due to careless people texting or calling someone. Everybody knows that it's wrong, yet everyone still does it anyway.
In this tutorial, learn how to craft a cute bird out of a toilet paper roll with your kids. This adorable little birdie makes a fun activity and is incredibly cheap to make. All you need is some feathers, glue and an old cardboard roll from a used thing of toilet paper. So, instead of throwing away that old roll, why not recycle it into a fun learning activity for your little ones? This project is great for any age, and doesn't take very long so the kids won't lose interest. Decorate them any...
When in repose upon the toilet, the last thing most people want is for something to jump out at them. And that is exactly what will happen to them if you pull this prank. It turns out that the actual tape from a tape measure is a great little prank tool, and in this video you'll learn how to attach one to a roll of toilet paper so that when your victim attempts to wipe, they will be attacked by tape and scared... witless. Yes, witless.
Shoot streams of toilet paper in midair with this ultimate TP machine, the Streamerator. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to make a toilet paper launcher with a generic, electric yard blower. This gadget is extremely easy to make. First, you need a steel rod about the same length as the blower, the rod has to be bent at 90 degrees. Two ground clamps are used to mount the steel rod which will serve as a roll holder. A flat punched piece of metal is measured and screwed int...
Got an empty bathroom tissue roll? Then you've got a gorgeous ornament for only a few pennies.
It doesn't take fancy materials to make a greeting card. Random recycled household materials can be transformed into a thoughtful little card. Watch this video card making tutorial and learn how to make a greeting card out of a toilet paper roll.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make molded paper. The materials required are toilet paper and stamps. Begin by wetting the toilet paper under some water and lay it down. Use about 10 layers of 2 ply toilet paper. Now press the stamp onto the wet toilet paper and then press down on the stamp with a towel or cloth. Remove the stamp and heat dry the toilet paper. Now let the toilet paper dry fully overnight or half of the day. This video will benefit those viewers who are intereste...
Supplies you will need. 1 toilet paper roll
If you need to protect your toilet paper rolls from overactive pets, or want a way to travel with tp without having it unroll, you can create a quick and easy toilet paper holder just using an old case for blank CDs and a box cutter.
Simple Kids Crafts demonstrates how to make a flower out of a toilet paper tube. For this project you will need one toilet paper tube, paint, a paintbrush, glue and scissors. First, paint the toilet paper tube and let it dry. Then cut the toilet paper tubes into rings. Scrunch up a ball of tissue and glue it closed. Bend the painted rings into flower shapes. Attach the flower shapes to the tissue ball. Paint the tissue ball. Next, paint the inside of the flower shapes. Let it dry. Add decorat...
Watch this tutorial to learn how to transform a toilet roll to the sling toy. You'll need a toilet paper roll, tape, scissors and a balloon. You can shoot anything out of this simple gun.
Children's minds contain so much potential, it can be a bit tricky to come up with different and fun activities. This tutorial gives a helping hand by showing you how to make a cool looking and easy to create toilet paper roll octupus. Not only can kids be as creative as they want, but it keeps them busy for hours. Enjoy!
This is an arts and crafts project that is sure to be used in classrooms all over. It's easy to do and can be achieved by children as young as 5. This tutorial uses an old toilet paper roll to make a cool looking bumble bee.
One of the most fun activities when you are a kid is making something pretty to bring home to mom. In this tutorial, learn how to make carnations out of toilet paper for a fun kid's craft. Carnations make a great craft for Valentines or Mother's Day and are easy to make with even the youngest elementary students.
The video gives tips to participate in a toilet paper wedding dress making contest. It gives the participant tips on how to make a winner's dress. Contestants are asked to begin with some inspiration by looking at previous winner's dresses, going through real dresses or by using their own imagination. Their next step is to gather the required materials. Participants must take good photos of their dresses in multiple angles and they can even shoot a video of their dress making. Some points on ...
In this video, you'll be shown how to make Christmas crackers for the holidays. It's a cheap, easy and fun art project you can make with the kids. All you need is wrapping paper, some toilet paper tubes and glue and you're good to go!
This short video will show you how you can make a rose just by using toilet paper. Cut out a piece of toilet paper and fold it around your finger. Make out the rose bud by leaving the top part and turning the toilet paper around several times tightly to form the stem of your paper rose. Arrange the petals of the rose by opening them up to make it similar to a real rose bud. Open up the lower part of the toilet paper in the form of a skirt. Fold it up towards the bud part and fold tightly to f...
Here's an instructional video that teaches you how to make a toilet paper blower out of a leaf blower, some screws, and two pieces of sheet metal or wood... and of course toilet paper. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
This easy how to video shows you the steps to changing a roll of toilet paper. It only takes seconds and is much appreciated by the person who uses the toilet after you.
This is an instructional film on replacing the toilet paper roll in an office or other public place. The people after you will thank you for following this easy tutorial.
RVtravel.com forum administrator Adrienne Kristine explains an old RVer trick that keeps toilet paper from unraveling as the RV rolls down the road.
Every Christmas tree needs a topper, but most of them are boring and generic. If you want something a little more unique, making it yourself is a great way to go, and a DIY Weeping Angel topper is a good twist on a classic, but not everyone is a Dr. Who fan.
A Japanese company called Oriental [JP] has invented an eco-friendly machine that turns office paper into toilet paper. Called the "White Goat", the machine's process is simple: feed it approximately 40 sheets of paper and thirty minutes later it deliver one perfectly constructed roll of toilet paper.
Who needs to shell out tons of cash for a wedding dress when you can make one out of toilet paper?
Greg Gillis is Girl Talk. Girl Talk is pioneer of the popularization of mashups and digital sampling. To some, Girl Talk may be old news in today's over saturation of remixes and mashups. To others, Gillis is master.
I saw this car as i was driving home on Thursday morning, Thanksgiving. after a heavy night of partying, and thought it would make a great image. Taken with my Galaxy S Samsung Epic 4G, then imported to lightroom for some tweaking
Check out this video to learn how to change your toilet paper (even if you do "know" how to change it, you can learn tips from this video).
This video demonstrates how to plant garlic cloves with toilet paper rolls. Take some toilet paper rolls and cut them in half. Fill the halves with damp soil. Put one clove of garlic into each little half, leaving the new shoot poking out of the top. You can make potting soil with peat moss, black dirt and vermiculite. When it is time to plant the garlic, you should just put the whole carton into the ground. When you buy garlic for planting, look for the giant variety. When you are saving gar...
This origami video will show you how you can fold your very own rose out of some toilet paper.
This may cost a little bit depending on how much streamers and toilet paper you want to buy. Find a house/car that you don't like or just want to pick on.
This video shows you exactly how to screw on a new toilet paper holder. Although it shows this on the back of the package, this video maybe helpful. Install a new toilet paper holder.
You can learn how to make a magical magnetic toilet roll. To do this, you need a paper roll, a piece of paper, glue, and scissors. You cut the roll into two pieces, connect the roll to the piece of paper, and mark the middle gap to make inserting the third stripe more accurate.
Learn how to perfect your craps game while in prison. This video demonstrates how to make dice from toilet paper, water and a ball point pen - a common form of entertainment in prison.
You can create some lovely and cute cloth pumpkins to decorate your house for Thanksgiving! All you need is some scrap material in fall or pumpkin colors, and a few rolls of toilet paper. Wrap the fabric around the toilet paper, tuck and secure!