5 Trendy DIY Paper Towel Holder Ideas

by craftmin | January 1, 2018

Are you very particular on your home details? When I say very particular, I mean even down to the smallest house details like, let’s say, a paper towel holder. When you are picky, you often have a hard time finding “that paper towel holder” that you need because you have a certain look or design in mind. Well, being picky doesn’t have to get in the way of you organizing your home – I have the key to your dilemma. Check out these 5 DIY paper towel holder ideas that I’m sure you’ll love.

It is fine to be picky when it comes to your house and what you buy for it, as everything is an investment into your house beautification project. Also, it really is nice when things are all neat and organized in the house. Paper towels are used so much nowadays and, since they are mostly used in the kitchen, they should be placed somewhere where they won’t clutter your work space. Hence, the need for a good paper towel holder that will suit your taste.

Why the DIY Paper Towel Holder?

Well, you need a paper towel holder but you’re struggling to find the right one in any store. DIY is fun to do and has a lot of benefits – according to this blog it is a great way to spend quality time with your family. It also gives you a lot of satisfaction, so no wonder people are getting hooked on this DIY stuff.

Here are the ideas I have gathered from the web that I think will work for you. These DIYs are not your ordinary paper towel holder ideas, as I included all the possible styles from the rugged, to the farmhouse vibe, to a more elegant style.

1. Vertical Iron Piping Paper Towel Holder

Itsy Bits and Pieces DIY Paper towel holder Vertical iron piping

Just look at this industrial-looking DIY paper towel holder. It exudes a rugged look, right? This idea from Itsy Bits and Pieces uses galvanized iron pipes and fittings, which you should be able to find in the plumbing aisle of your local hardware store.

Here’s a tip: Try putting the pipes and fittings together in the store to make sure that they will all fit.

This paper towel holder can be done in just a minute, apart from the drilling. You can see in the picture how it doesn’t take up any space in the kitchen, instead maximizing the kitchen space by using the cabinet wall. With this holder, the paper towels are more accessible, it is easier to change the roll and it looks great.

What do you say, is this your style? If not, we still have 4 more DIY paper towel holder ideas just for you.

2. Leather Strap Paper Towel Holder

Martha Stewart leather strap DIY paper towel holder

If it’s from Martha Stewart, then it must be good. All you need for this project is one wooden dowel, two riveted leather straps and of course some tools. Find the perfect spot in your kitchen and drill away for a stylish idea to keep those paper towels handy. Visit Martha’s blog for the complete list of materials and step by step instructions.

3. Wooden Paper Towel Tote

Knick of Time DIY Paper Towel Holder Wooden tote
Ok, I will let you guess what Knick of Time Vintage Farmhouse Living used for this DIY paper towel holder project. Yes, of course it’s wood, but what wood product did they use? If your answer was breadboards, then you got it right! Regular old wooden breadboards were used very ingeniously if you ask me. So, if you’re a fan of the farmhouse vibe and you want that same feel in your house, start with this project. Aside from the paper towel, you can also put other kitchen stuff in that tote, too. Absolutely brilliant!

4. Wooden Beads Paper Towel Holder

IDA Interior Lifestyle DIY paper towel holder wooden beads

This idea came from the Italian blogger IDA Interior Lifestyle. She came up with the idea because she said she just can’t live without paper towels. How about you? Well, I love frying so paper towels are very handy to me as dabbing the grease somehow makes my fried food less of an evil, or that’s what I want to believe. Now, this is an elegant looking piece that really does the job. Are you feeling this particular style for your kitchen too? Watch this video to find out how it was done.

5. Copper Wire Paper Towel Holder

Squirrellyminds Copper Wire DIY Paper towel holder

From Squirrellyminds, this DIY paper towel holder is sure to serve its purpose and it won’t even eat up any of that precious kitchen space, because it is suspended. Visit the blog for a complete list of materials you will need for this project and step by step picture instructions. The pictures might seem intimidating, but it really is just like a simple puzzle to do.

Here is a bonus video tutorial from Factory Direct Craft where they will teach you how to make a DIY Bohemian paper towel holder. Happy DIYing!