What do we generally do with old newspapers? We sell it, wrap and throw stuff in it, line our wardrobe or cover old furniture with it. In fact, it is our belief that a newspaper loses it’s worth the next day. But all this is a myth. Who says newspapers are meant to be thrown or piled up in the storeroom after reading? It has different uses. So, why not unleash your creativity with creative newspaper crafts?
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Take a look at the top 10 creative newspaper crafts-
10. Gift Bag
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We all love customized gifts. So what can be a better way of turning a favorite part of the creative newspaper crafts to a beautiful handmade gift bag? Yes, of course, it will save you money but above all, it will be something unique and will add a personal touch.
9. Rolled Flowers Wreath
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A wreath made of newspaper will be more beautiful and attractive than you could have imagined. If you think that the black and white print of the paper is way too dull you can add a few coats of your favorite color spray paint. You can also spray adhesive and finally sprinkle it with some shimmering glitter which will make it look elegant and out of the box.
8. Newspaper Wigs
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Do you know that you can even make wigs from the newspaper? If you are in need of a costume accessory that is unique then newspaper wigs will be an excellent choice. This is an excellent example of newspaper creativity. So, these paper wigs will be an easy and fun means to add to a Halloween costume. Moreover, you can use the original newspaper print or add some colors to it. Also, you can get it curled and make it in a length of your choice or based on your gender and enjoy that wacky crazy look.
7. Coiled Coasters
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You can add some personal touch to your dining table with coiled coasters made of newspaper. Just paint the newspaper in some bright colors and coil it into strips for morphing the same into a circular shape. Moreover, the intricate handcrafting will help to evoke a loud and exuberant feel which will provide a classy visual statement. Also, you can use these handcrafted coasters for placing coffee or teacups and on a daily basis. It will help to protect your table and will be an unmissable addition to the table accessory or the kitchen.
6. Newspaper Eggs
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Another exciting newspaper creativity that you can try your hands at will be the newspaper eggs. Also, you can make decorative eggs with newspaper and place it a beautiful crystal glass bowl and see how easily you can turn a dull and dreary place to something fun and interesting. While the eggs remain wet you can add some shimmering glitter to it for that perfect touch.
5. Newspaper Envelopes
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Homemade envelopes will add some personal touch to a letter or card and it is very simple to make. However, you can make it more creative with some ribbons and buttons and gift it to a loved one placing a gift card inside it. Seeing it the receiver will definitely have a smile on his/her face. Also, this is one of the simplest ways of trying some creativity with newspapers.
4. Newsprint On Nails
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Nail art is something that girls are going gaga over these days. They are experimenting with different kinds of things to come up with beautiful nail art. But are you aware of the fact that you can also try some newsprint on your nails? Creativity in newspapers can be really interesting. However, what you need to do is, paint your nails with a nail paint of your choice, choose some texts and images from the newspaper, dip your fingers in a glass having rubbing alcohol and place the newspaper print on the wet nails with the print side down and after some time remove it and enjoy trendy nails. This is one of the most creative newspaper crafts that girls should try.
3. Newspaper Waste Bin
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Since there is a ban on plastic bags why don’t you opt for a newspaper waste bin? In fact, there cannot be a better alternative to plastic bin bags. It is easy to make, is eco-friendly and can even brighten up your home if you make it using glossy and colorful newspapers.
2. Shredded Newspaper Lantern
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You can add life to any plain or old lantern at home by fixing small pieces of newspaper into it for a prompt upgrade.
1. Newspaper Wall Map
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Want to experiment with some amazing newspaper creativity then why not create a world map from newspapers and place it on the wall. Much to your surprise, the finished project will look just amazing.
The possibilities of creativity with newspapers are truly endless. A newspaper is a material that is readily available, is cheap as well as an accessible medium to utilize. The best part about trying some creative newspaper crafts is that they are environmentally friendly. Newspaper creativity is just ideal for people who are fond of making things and also highly passionate with regards to eco-friendly practices.
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