Repurposing styrofoam tubes

I have these 2 different sizes of styrofoam tubes from a package and I know there has got to be something I can reuse them for, any ideas?
q repurposing styrofoam tubes, crafts, repurposing upcycling
  11 answers
  • Kate Kate on Feb 03, 2015
    They're great to stuff boots! I know that I could use them for all my boots that are flopping over in the closet.
  • Jessie Jessie on Feb 03, 2015
    Draft stoppers?
  • Kelly S Kelly S on Feb 03, 2015
    I break up the styrofoam packing and use it to partially fill my larger planters.
  • Ellawatson Ellawatson on Feb 03, 2015
    I also use empty plastic bottles. The bigger the pot, the bigger bottles I use. Cuts half the soil and heaviness out of the pot!
    • See 2 previous
    • Clare Day Clare Day on Feb 05, 2015
      @Ellawatson you can also poke holes in those bottles and keep the top above the dirt. Fill occasionally and you have a self watering pot!
  • Donna Hagen Donna Hagen on Feb 04, 2015
    I have covered mine with fleece that matches my sofa & love seat and that them stuck under just enough so you cant see them but it keeps my small dogs toys from going all the way under the sofa and the best part is she is no longer ripping up the the fabric underneath.
  • Terri Terri on Feb 05, 2015
    I've used similarly shaped tubes (that bolts of fabric are rolled on): just roll in quilt batting and covered with fabric to create poof valances that never loose their poof.
  • Clare Day Clare Day on Feb 05, 2015
    I used some to seal around window AC units. (trimmed up, of course :))
  • Amy Amy on Feb 06, 2015
    Thank y'all so much, y'all have given me some wonderful ideas, I think I've got enough to do a lil of every suggestion, the picture only showed about half of what I've got to work with! Again, thank you, I love this site because of all the wonderful people!
  • Victoria D Victoria D on Feb 06, 2015
    You know how trow pillows are to soft sometimes, how about wrapping them in bating or old sweaters, cloths and making a pretty case and turn them into pillows or for propping behind your pillows to read in bed.
  • Nancy Hall Nancy Hall on Feb 06, 2015
    u could sew them into the edges of a pillowcase or? to make a pet bed!!
    • Amy Amy on Feb 06, 2015
      @Nancy Hall, thank you, there were a couple of flat pieces that would be perfect, I could frame them with the round ones and cover in fabric and put a fabric covered pillow for comfort!
  • Sharon de Vries Sharon de Vries on Feb 10, 2015
    if you covered it and used outdoor fabric would make great portable seat to take with you esp in a boat and styrofoam bounces back body heat so great to keep you warm…and it would be a floatation device if necessary…i am sure you would come up with good ideas….the noodles are good to stuff between breakables and art when moving packed tightly…
Your comment...