Weaving Paper : 13 Upcycled Projects with Scrap Paper, Hardback Book

Weaving Paper : 13 Upcycled Projects with Scrap Paper Hardback


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Upcycle newspapers, advertising flyers, brochures, and other waste paper into decorative and functional baskets, cushions, organizers, and more. Find the creative potential in every pile of old newspaper.

Dorothea Schmidt teaches you the techniques for recycling and upcycling waste paper into household items that are not only practical and sustainable, but beautiful as well.

Learn to use various sizes and lengths of rolls of newspaper, advertising flyers, brochures, and junk mail to create • large and small baskets • desk organizers • trays and bowls • seat cushions • napkin holders • hanging candleholders • tote bags • and more! Whether you've ever woven a basket before or not, the easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and clear photos for each project will guide your through this fun—and addictive—paper craft.

Using only rolled scrap paper and minimal additional materials and tools, you can make all of the 13 stylish and refined projects in this book.

You'll also explore various finishing techniques, including varnishing, dyeing, stenciling, and applying buttons and other decorations.

Then use the techniques to make your own unique woven creations with whatever scrap paper you have piled up in your home—or any paper that is delivered to your doorstep or appears in your mailbox. Put your junk mail and other paper waste to good use.

Decorate your home and enhance your life with woven paper—don't throw it away!


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