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How to Recycle Magazines into Jewelry

How to Recycle Magazines into Jewelry
September 23rd, 2010 Email 419 users recommend Experiment with various coil sizes, and even glue coils together! Diane Gilleland Magazine paper lends itself well to this colorful little project. This pendant is made with parts of three different pages. There are tons of design possibilities... Photo: Diane Gilleland 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6next> View all Before you recycle those old magazines, turn some of their pages into pretty coiled pendants. What you'll need: Magazine pagesScissorsBone folderThin wooden skewerLow-temp glue gunWhite craft glueEye pinBlank cardstockClear acrylic sealerJump ring A note on glue: After much testing, I've found that my low-temp hot glue gun works well for this project. As an alternative, you can glue your coils with white craft glue, but you'll have to hold the work in place for a few minutes to let the glue set. First, you'll need several magazine pages. View 3 member project galleries posted in: necklace, paper, recycled magazines Find us on:

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Best Crafts Using Newspaper One of the easiest craft supplies to be found is the newspaper, and we all know that it's good to recycle. This article is all about crafts using newspaper. I've been doing some paper mache projects with the kids at school for a few years now, but I thought it would be fun to look for some new projects. That got me searching the internet for some new and different newspaper crafts. I wanted some that the kids would enjoy, but also some that would just be fun to make and possibly use as a décor accent. I did not look in vain; I have found some projects that I think you will also enjoy. Papier Mâché Dogs - Lorraine Corrigan If you're an avid dog lover or even if you aren't, my guess is these playful sculptures can't help but bring a smile. Lorraine Corrigan of Hounds of Bath in England works with wire, papier mâché, and old book pages to capture the delicate features of sighthounds. The winning photo above is the one that launched this post... I came across it when Phiona Richards of Rare Notions shared a link via the Dogs in Art Gallery Facebook page. I read that not only is Lorraine a lover of the sighthound group, such as the whippet, borzoi, greyhound and saluki, but she's passionate about their sleek lines and doe-like features that translate so well to sculptural form. I contacted her to learn more...It was just four years ago that you had the idea to craft dogs by hand.

magazine bowl - recycle project no. 7 This project took me so much longer than I thought it would. I may not be finished yet (I'll explain in a minute) but I want to move on to other ideas so I decided to post about it now. I certainly didn't reinvent the wheel with this one but it was something fun and super easy to make. Materials:- a magazine (I didn't use more than half of a magazine)- glue gun I started by making a tight little roll and making the flat circle that I showed you the other day. This can also make a useful trivet if you continue the flat shape to the desired size.

Popsicle Stick Bracelets: DIY Tutorial This month's Etsy Fort Worth Upcycle THIS! Craft Challenge 'secret ingredient' is popsicle sticks. I have been making popsicles like crazy (and eating them like crazy) so I could use the sticks for this know, so they would be officially 'upcycled'. I'm really excited about the way these cute little bracelets turned out, and I can't wait to show you how I made them! Fathers Day Text Art Gift Note: This post may contain a sponsored/affiliate/referral link. Thank you for supporting this site! Have you ever heard of wordle? It is a site that helps you make word art fairly easy. For Fathers Day we created this custom text art as a gift.

Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you. The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. 10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials Totes make great handmade gifts. Here is a Tuesday Ten that shows a round-up of lovely totes. If you love to sew you might also like these free sewing tutorials right here on Skip to my Lou! Every tote needs a matching pouch. Pleated Zippered Pouch Lined Zippered Pouch

DIY: Wearable words When I was looking around for tutorials on making paper beads, I found some really striking "book beads" and accessories, now collected in this post. I understand (after all the browsing) that you can make really durable "beads" easily ... very little time, skill or money required. Woohoo! Who doesn't need more jewelery? Make it easy crafts: Recycled CD Mosaic Photo Frame Surprise! Today it’s a two-fer. Two craft tutorials using a similar technique. Newspaper basket Last night's project, a basket made from old newspaper. After seeing this post at CraftStylish, I was inspired to try one. Maybe I'll keep books and remote controls in it. 1. I cut the folded edge off a couple sections of newspaper and then cut those pages in half lengthwise.

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