Cardboard Tube Crafts: 6 Clever Ways to Reuse Cardboard Tubes

I’ve seen many crafters, particularly in the Cricut community, ask for ideas to repurpose their cardboard tubes leftover from empty craft vinyl rolls. So let’s look at some ways to repurpose them!

Hair Bow Organizer

Cardboard tubes are the perfect size to hold scrunches and hair ties, keeping them organized and in place.

DIY Napkin Rings

I realized that cardboard tubes are just perfect for DIY napkin rings. You can make them go with any look, and they’re so simple.

Desk/Pen Organizer

This upcycled cardboard tube idea makes a cute gift. I used the cardboard tubes to craft a pen holder for my desk by covering each tube with scrapbooking paper.

Cord Keeper

This upcycled cardboard tube craft really saves the hassle of a messy drawer of tangled wires. I used bright and colorful washi tape to decorate the cardboard tubes!

DIY Craft Vinyl Holder

You can make a vinyl roll holder from your empty cardboard vinyl rolls. This is one of my favorite cardboard tube ideas.

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