Newspaper Craft Ideas

1 Newspaper Nails


Newspaper Nails (via The Style Guru)

2 Silhouettes


Silhouettes (via Revista Alexandros)

3 Side Tables


Side Tables: If there’s anything we have too many of in our apartment, it’s magazines and plants. So we solved the problem by re-purposing six magazines (and that’s all you need—no glue or scissors required!) into this plant stand. It took about ten minutes. Here’s how: (via Apartment Therapy)

4 Confetti Magazine Bowl


Confetti Magazine Bowl: I have so many magazines and wanted to do something interesting with them instead of tossing them into the recycling bin. I always wanted to make a colorful bowl, so my surplus of bright magazine pages provided a perfect opportunity. Cutting up the pages is also quite cathartic I recommend doing it on a day when you’re feeling a bit stressed. Plus I used one of my favorite products – Mod Podge! (via Think Crafts)

5 Upcycled Magazine Wreath


Upcycled Magazine Wreath: Colorful Upcycled Magazine Wreath (via Addicted 2 Decorating)

6 Newspaper Gift Bags


Newspaper Gift Bags (via How About Orange)

7 Custom Switch Plates


Custom Switch Plates: These custom switch plates are the perfect way to personalize your space. We chose to use book pages but any decorative paper could work. The key is to make sure your (via Josie Jones and Co.)

8 Newspaper Art


Newspaper Art (via Crafted Love)

9 Newspaper Christmas Tree


Newspaper Christmas Tree: Create a recycled Christmas tree from newspapers. (via Mother Earth Living)

10 Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn


Handspun Recycled Newspaper Yarn: Recently a commenter asked what they could do with all the old newspapers they had piling up. With enough time, patience, and newspapers you can create (via Green Upgrader)

11 Patch Drywall with Newspaper


Patch Drywall with Newspaper: Patching drywall with crumpled newspaper is one of a few techniques you can use for repairing drywall holes. The experts at the DIY Network explain here. (via DIY Network)

12 Pop Art


Pop Art: I am no artist or art student, but I can recognize classic pop art when I see it. Whether its by Lichtenstein or Warhol, its a very distinctive style that makes use of pop culture references and bold color. I found some 1212 foam boards at the dollar store and wanted to try my hand (via Mad in Crafts)

13 Cutout Art


Cutout Art: Wall-E Art – PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) – I was inspired by user KatyMai on her featured post (via Craftster)

14 Repurposed Placemats


Repurposed Placemats (via The Pink Couch)

15 Magazine Page Suitcase


Magazine Page Suitcase (via Sincerely Kinsey)

16 Newspaper Soil Pots


Newspaper Soil Pots (via Cottage Hill)

17 Paper Beads


18 Book BallsPaper Beads: I love finding ways to turn everyday common items, which would otherwise go into the garbage, into beautiful items that everyone can enjoy!So when I came (via A Story Book Life)


Book Balls (via The Andrews Update)

19 Newspaper Yo Yo Card


Newspaper Yo Yo Card (via Zakka Life)

20 Wall Decor Bird Silhouette


Wall Decor Bird Silhouette (via I Like Pretty Things)

21 DIY Recycled Newspaper Mini Basket


DIY Recycled Newspaper Mini Basket (via The Original Thread)

22 Newspaper Clutch


Newspaper Clutch (via I SPY DIY)

23 Paper Roses


Paper Roses: You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight! Remember the storybook roses inShanna + Richards wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyds paper roses [] (via 100 Layer Cake)

24 Newsworthy Wallpaper


Newsworthy Wallpaper: Go-to Source for Modern Fashion and Interior Design Finds with a Fabulously Green Twist. (via Fabulously Green)

25 Paper Waste Basket


Paper Waste Basket (via Replay Ground)

26 DIY Bracelet


DIY Bracelet: Alex Lockwood, paper-folder extraordinaire, shows us how to make a bracelet from those annoying subscription cards that fall out of your magazine. … (via Time Out)

27 Mini Notebook


Mini Notebook: I always keep at least two or three notebooks in my purse. I jot lists on them, keep ideas safe and tear pages out to leave notes for my friends. Today I want to share a quick (and budget friendly) way to make your own pretty journals. You can whip up a batch in an afternoon and use them for months. Enjoy! Supplies Needed: Pretty magazine pages, paper (graph, lined… (via A Beautiful Mess)

28 Sew Newspaper Dress


Sew Newspaper Dress: This Instructable will teach you how to make a dress out of newspaper using a sewing machine. It makes a great recycled Halloween costume or a very in… (via Instructables)

29 Newspaper Wedding Bouquet


Newspaper Wedding Bouquet: Instead of tossing your beautiful bouquet on your wedding day, or paying extra for a second arrangement, make your own toss bouquet from newspapers. Along with being a fun way to upcycle your favorite daily read, this DIY only costs a few dollars to (via PopSugar)

30 Newspaper Leaves


Newspaper Leaves (via Life with Little Ones)

31 Kitchen and Bedroom Wall Decor


Kitchen and Bedroom Wall Decor: If youve already learned how to make cornets from newspapers, you may try to make this creative diy wall art project and use it for decoration in your kitchen or bedroom. (via DIY Enthusiasts)

Magazine Coasters


Magazine Coasters: We buy magazines, flip through them and then toss. With so many colors, fonts and fine details within, we barely take the time to read the headlines. … (via Instructables)

33 Paper Garland


Paper Garland: Here’s a fun little project that uses up materials you probably have around the house and brings a whole lot of cheer and love! These little garlands are made from newspaper and really nothing more, but the layering and folding of the shapes turns something that usually ending up in the recycling bin into something pretty and charming in no time flat. (via Think Crafts)

34 Magazine Vase


Magazine Vase (via Sarahgrand)

35 Starburst Clock


Starburst Clock: When we saw this retro-inspired wall clock that our friend Genevieve created, we knew we had to get her to share. She generously took photographs and notes throughout the process, and now you can make a cute, DIY wall clock, too. The best part: you can recycle your unwanted junk mail! (via Apartment Therapy)

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