10 Inspiring Things to Make with Newspaper


I love crafting with newspaper because it is so readily available, cheap, and completely biodegradable. Here are 10 inspiring projects made with newspaper from our site and around the web!

Cottage Hill shows how to make recycled newspaper pots for seedlings.

 

Just in time for the holidays, Martha shows how to make trees from newspaper.

 

Use newspaper to make a basket with a little help from How About Orange.

 

Saved by Love Creations shows how to make coasters from newspaper.

 

Aren’t these party hats fantastic?? Maya Made has the tutorial.

 

Make your own gift bags with newspaper and this handy tutorial from Curbly.

 

Make some swords for pretend play fun! Get the how-to over at Alpha Mom.

 

I love the look of this Kandinsky-inspired tree! Found via Craft Zine.

 

From our own little bloggy blog, faux bones made with newspaper work well for a fun fossil hunt!

 

…and a recent favorite — newspaper play structures!

There are many more ideas on our Made with Newspaper Pinterest board too!

Have fun!!

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Comments

  1. Dear Valerie,

    I can make a hat and a sailboat. That’s pretty much the end of my newspaper talents, though.

    Love,
    Mark

  2. Those things are amazing! Thanks for sharing.
    Triica

  3. Okay, I think it is time for me to go to bed. I spelled my own name wrong! :)

    Tricia

  4. Some great ideas here and I have plenty of newspaper to use up seeing it is now way too hot for a fire here!

    • Perfect!! I sometimes ask my neighbors to save theirs for me when they’re done reading them. :-) Have fun!

  5. Wow! These are amazing ideas! Thanks for sharing. I’ve bookmarked several!

  6. The Newspaper tree is definitely my fave!

  7. Fascinating. Might make me want to subscribe to the local newspaper after all :)

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