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Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: US Environmental Protection Agency. The directions use magazine pages to make these ornaments, but I think they would look exceptional by using newspaper to make the coils and then spread on a thin coat of glue and sprinkle the ornaments with fine glitter. The kids love doing this art project using a tissue painted background behind the newspaper tissue painted birds.
A project that the kids will love to make. Go to Thriftyfun for the directions. I really think this is a great idea And the picture with the print stamped on is outstanding. When you need a banner for a special occasion, this is a great idea. At a baby shower, the letters could spell BABY and if you know the gender, maybe tint the banner in a color. I've made and used pots like these to start tomato and pepper seeds.
For the directions, go to Little House in the Suburbs. Let the kids play pirates with these swords made from newspapers. Much safer, and less hurtful, than the plastic swords that you can purchase. Follow the tutorial at Alpha Mom to make these pirate swords. Use vintage paper or burn the edges and crumple the paper before making this neat container.
You can get the directions for making this project at Rustic Crafts. Remember, if you want to spray paint your newspaper items, that you spray very lightly and let the paint dry between coats.
If you want a unique costume accessory, this is a great one. To find out how to make it, go to Martha Stewart. To make art like this, check out the directions at Crafted. I like the tinted flowers that let the newsprint show in these flowers. You'll find out how to make these flowers at The Trendy Treehouse.
This stitched star garland is a nice patriotic touch for any room of your home or for a themed party. Go to Factory Direct Craft. I think this is a very unique project. A basket of these sitting on the counter in a wire basket would be very interesting looking.
Go to Peppy for the directions. What a neat recycling project. Not only are the coaster useful, they are attractive. If you would like to make these cute coasters, go to Saved by Love Creations for the directions.
Just a bit of sunshine for your home when you display a vase of sunflowers. You will find the directions on how to make them at That Artist Woman. Use paper from a newspaper, a magazine or a book to make these very beautiful, modern pears. You will find the directions at On the V Side.
Make your own decorative eggs and display them in a beautiful glass bowl. I think I'd be inclined to add iridescent glitter while the eggs were still wet. You'll find the instructions at Craft and Creativity. A nice 'getting ready for Christmas' project. If you want to make a snowman, go to Fab Mums for the directions. Whether made from magazine pages or newsprint, these simple flowers would be acute addition to a gift or card.
Go to Craft for the directions. I realize this picture shows the vase made using music sheet paper, and it's beautiful. But, since this is an article about crafts using newspapers, just imagine the vase made with newspaper. I think it would be very attractive. Go to How About Orange to see how to make a vase like this. This project, with directions at Reduce, Reuse, Redecorate, uses a paper lantern and shredded newspaper to make a beautiful, unique lantern.
You'll find the tutorial for the beautiful newspaper flowers at Red Ted Art. A terrific idea to give to Mom on Mother's day or her birthday. I imagine if you affixed a white label to the envelope, the written address would be easy to see.
For the tutorial to make envelopes using newspaper and brown paper bag, is found at Kanelstrand. There's no need to buy a kite when you can easily make one using newpaper pages. I love the looks of this Halloween pumpkin. Go to Make and Takes to find the directions.
This is really an awesome project. You can learn how to make this newsprint star by finding the instructions at World of Scrap. This would be such a cute classroom project. See how this art is made by going to I Heart Crafty Things for directions. I love the simplicity of this craft with directions at Life With Little Ones. Because I'd want to keep these leaves from year to year, I think I would glue a light wire along the outside edge of the leaves, or maybe just over the veins of the leaves.
That would also make it possible to shape them a bit without taking the thin look of them away. Make a useful pencil holder for your desk, while recycling. You can see how to make this pencil holder by going to World of Scrap. When needing a bunch of badges to give as game awards, consider making these newspaper print ones. The tutorial for making inexpensive, but very attractive yo yo badges is found at Zakka Life.
I love the look of this pumpkin. It is so simple, but this pumpkin will look great no matter what your decorating style is. Go to Plaid for the directions. Although there really are no specific instructions for this project, the pictures make it really easy to understand how to make them. Go to Kleefalter to see what I mean.
You've probably already made the sunflowers, but now you can also make poppies by following the instructions at That Artist Woman. This is a nice classroom project that is very inexpensive and the lesson on recycling is important. I really like the idea of using rolled paper frames like these to frame artwork done by students.
You'll find the instructions for doing this project at The Lazy Hobbyhopper. Help the kids make their own tic tac toe game using newspaper for the game grid and the x's and o's. Find the tutorial for making this game at Reasons to be Cheerful…. This would be a great activity for scouts or birthday parties. Any time that you need to make a lot of favors for a party or occasion, the cost of supplies is a factor. It so happens that you can make those favors inexpensively with newspaper, and end up with an attractive little favor bag.
Find the tutorial for making this project at Favecrafts. Can you believe this is a covered styrofoam tray? The pictured one is done with a music sheet, but it would look great done in newspaper also.
Talk about a nice recycling project, this is it. Go to Rook No. Imagine making a heart garland to decorate for Valentine's day, or just to use as decoration in a girl's bedroom.
I love this heart garland, with directions on the Think Crafts! Consider applying a thin line of glue to the edges of the hearts and sprinkle with red glitter. This is an Alice in Wonderland inspired project with a tutorial at Dizzily Dreaming.
I can see adding small mushrooms made like this to a fairy garden also. Under each of the pictured projects in my article, there is a highlighted site name.
Click on the site name, and you'll be taken to the tutorial for the project. Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites. Thanks for your comment, Elizabeth. I hope you plan on writing articles about your photography profession. Would be very interesting I think. I loved your lens, especially Coiled Paper Ornaments, very interesting and easy to do! I had no idea the4rre were so many things you can do with newspaper.
I can't wait to get started on a few of these projects. I know what I'll be doing with my daughters this summer - will probably substitute the newspaper for magazine papers for some of these.
Thank you for this.. This is a great collection of crafts to make from newspaper. I have not seen many of these before. I may have to try some for inexpensive crafting fun. Let me say it again - Spectacular! I love all of these ideas. I am already planning to make the rose frame. There are so many good projects that I am planning to do for Christmas.
What a ton of great ideas for best crafts using newspaper! I already recycle, shed it for cat litter, and make seed pods and stuff from newspaper - but I now have a ton of lovely craft ideas as well - woo hoo!
A tip if someone wants newspaper without the print is to ask for an end roll at their local newspaper. Ours gives them away for the asking.
I'm so impressed with all the creative uses you've shown for using newspaper.
Turn yesterday's news into today's treasure with these Recycled Newspaper Craft Ideas. From jewelry to decor, you can use newspapers to make about anything!
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Newspaper is easily recycled through many curbside recycling programs and can be made into new newsprint and other materials. Find a location to recycle newspaper in your area using the recycling search tool at the end of this article. Everyone has a part to play in minimising waste and promoting recycling. Apart from recycling at home, you can easily start a paper recycling project in your office, community, church, club or school.
I started this project in my college an year ago to encourage and motivate students to recycle papers and conserve the environment. I devised a simple cost-effective method to transform old papers and magazines into a high-quality quality pencil which can be used at school or at work. Shree Aniruddha Upasana Foundation (Mumbai, India) is one such organization which undertakes used paper recycling projects. The foundation encourages using paper bags instead of plastic ones which again are a serious hazard to environment. They accept old newspapers, notebooks and so on and recycle the same into paper bags, .