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Thursday, 16 December 2010


Hi guys I saw this idea on,the polka doodles blog,and decided to give it a try,not sure if this is right but this is my version.
I took some toilet roll holders,folded them in half and stuck,each end down,leaving the other end open.
I then covered all the rolls with card stock,placed an old picture from a book on the front and back,then covered them over with acetate.
I then used my,Cinch to punch holes into the glued ends of the toilet rolls,leaving the other ends open. Then just finished with ribbon,and some charms,these are the perfect size for ATC's and Tags,and a great gift idea too.
Hope you like it,

I did add paper to the insides too after glueing them so you could not see the inside of the toilet rolls,gave it a more profesional finish.
I have also been asked to be one of the administrators on the outlaw,scrapbooking forum,the link to the shop were you can save so much money is here Dear Jenette,has asked me to help with the vintage,and altered art section so watch this space as they say,this is the badge if you have not seen it before,I know there are so many people that buy from this site,because of the great savings.
fussyandfancy anything but a card
cutiesunday anything but xmas
CES anything but xmas



Wow Cheryl - youve done it again! You never fail to amaze me - I absolutely LOVE it!! I'm off to take a peek at the Outlaw Women now!!
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

ileana said...

OMG!!! how clever of you!!!! love it! I might give it a try too :-) Thank you for sharing, hugs!!

Linda w said...

Beautiful creation, and what a fantastic idea for sets of atc's. I love making sets, and this would be a really special way to present and send them. Such pretty images too. hugs lin

Crafty Chris said...

Hi Cheryl I see you mentioned the cinch, is it easier to use than the bind it all?????
Gorgeous tags this would make a lovely present.
Chris x

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
oh wow that is gorgeous you wouldnt think a loo roll could look so beautiful, stunning creation hun, sue,x

Dezinaworld said...

Wow Cheryl thats a great idea and looks fabulous. great recycling too
hugs June

Dorcas said...

Cheryl! How cool is this! Fab idea that leaves you laughing and amazed all the way to the loo. Wonderful!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Just fab hun, its such a great idea!
Our youngest Katie & I did a load of these last year & sold them to raise money for cancer research!! Everyone loved them...but we ended up with about 100 left over bog roll thingys cus everyone was saving them for us hehe!!
Thank you for joining us at CES Challenges this week, good luck! Hugs Shell xx

Moonlights creative dreams said...

A wonderful creation, Cheryl!
Thanks for playing by Cutie Sunday


Linby said...

OMG I can't believe they were toilet roll insides - what an amazing piece of work.

Nadine said...


Thank you for playing Cutie Sunday.

Hugs Nadine

Rose said...

Hi Cheryl, these are gorgeous, you'd never guess they were the insides of loo rolls! Such a great idea!

Love, Rose xx

Julie Forest said...

Hi, Cheryl! This is absolutely gorgeous!! This looks like a super fun project! Have a wonderful holiday!! :)

Cindy Haffner said...

What a COOL idea, LOVE it!!!

Zoechaos said...

Love the toilet roll book looks great with the images you used. Congratulations on your role on the forum. xx Zoe

Netty said...

Cheryl you are a girl after my own heart..Toilet roll tag holders are such fun to make. If you want to make the job a little easier you can paint the insides with acrylic paint. Hugs Annette x

Sherryn said...

These are fun to make. To fold them nice and flat you can run them through the cuttlebug. Yours looks really great. xx

Mina said...

this is such a fantastic idea and a brilliant bit of recycling Cheryl
Mina xxx

Tracey said...

Who could know that loo roll holders could look so good - thanks for the inspiration hon this is fabulous xxx

Sarah said...

OMG!!! this is Beautiful you are a clever wee duck lol' chum this is just fabulous love it and the Dp your choose to cover are gorgeous chum, a super make lots Hugs
Sarah x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is gorgeous Cheryl!! So vintage!! I just love the dp and your details!!

Jackie said...

What a great use of waste and it looks fantastic, Cheryl!

Jan said...

Very pretty..cute idea and so unique!

Fliss said...

Gorgeous artwork Cheryl and it looks stunning done vintage style.
Congratulations on your new post too - sounds very exciting.
Also want to say sorry for being so bad with the comments lately and how much I love all your versions of Tim's tags.
I've got clients wanting everything yesterday! Hope it settles down a bit next week.
Hugs, Fliss xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi Hunny, wow this is fab,clever creation and design,
You got the snow yet? hope your ok and congrats on your new post, hugs Liz xx

pinky said...

Wow Cheryl I love your loo roll book, something I have and hopefully one day will try.

Marushy said...

wow wonderful.

Thanks for joining in at Cutie Sunday this time.


Liz said...

Brilliant Cheryl

liz xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh I love this, Cheryl!!! What a clever idea...and it turned out absolutely fabulous!!!

Emma said...

So beautiful and a fabulous idea.
Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges & good luck.
Hugs Emma x

minnie_mac said...

What a great idea for the book and you have decorated it absolutely exquisitely.


Becky said...

Hi Cheryl!
Hope you are well! love this project, it's such a great idea, and congratulations for your new role!!
Hoping you have a fantastic Christmas!!

Maria Matter said...

holy moly this is totally and fabulously creative! You're amazing Cheryl, gorgeous papers hun, looks very professional!!!

congrats on your new appointed that others are noticing your tremendous talent!!!
hugs & blessings!

Juls said...

wow wow wow AMAZING!!!!!!! gorgeous project!!!! Love the gorgeous vintage feel to this, utterly stunning creation! HUgs Juls

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

love these images :) Amazing card! Thanks for joining Cutie Sunday this week....


Silvia(Barnie) said...

Your recycling looks fantastic, this is someting on my to-do-list for the beginning of next year.

jude said...

Wow what a fab idea hun .Just love what youve created and recyecable!
hugs judex