Every morning, the newspaper agent delivers a fresh copy at your doorstep. You and other family members diligently read the latest affairs in the paper, and then what? Discard the paper into recycling? Today, stop mid-way my friend and think about other uses of this newspaper that becomes of minimum value the next day! How about some amazing craft ideas using newspapers? Aren’t you excited already? My 3 year old made a cute paper ring out of an old newspaper and came running to me to show it! There is no doubt in the fact that creativity can flow in from anywhere, and that’s when I decided, why not come up with some old newspaper craft ideas? All you’ll need is some old newspapers, glue and few cardboards, scissors, pencil, scale and threads.
Old Newspaper Craft Ideas
You must have seen letters hanging around in cafes and other some other place. The trick is straightforward, cut cardboard into the shape of the letter you want to hang. Select the size according to you. Now, cut many pieces of newspapers and roll and glue them. After making rolls, stick them on the board from one side. Cover it properly and give it a finished look. When done, you can hold some flowers or butterflies on it to make it look more beautiful. Put it wherever you want.
This is the most useful one in this list of old newspaper craft ideas. Cut a big size of newspaper – rectangle or square, fold it from all three sides, leaving a side open to put things in, stick it, poke some holes near the opening and tangle a thread around it to make it easy to hang. Take it anywhere you want and shop how much you want.
This is the easiest out of all the old newspaper craft ideas. Roll the paper into small rolls. Now, roll them into a small circle. Stick them and then decide the design of stand. Keep sticking these rolls with each other to create the pen stand of the shape you want. Stick cardboard on the surface to make it stronger.
If you love the idea of curtains and want something extremely light and new for your room, you can make paper chains as this is the most modern old newspaper craft idea. Cut newspaper pages like French fries, now combine the edges making it a circle, and glue them. Now take another piece, pass them from between and create another circle. Create a chain the same way and make different ones. Now hang them near the door and enjoy the soft touch every time you pass through it.
Roll the newspaper pieces in a circle making it like a pipe filled from inside. Now fold these paper rolls either in circle or square. Keep adding it till you feel like doing. Now leave some place in between to stick a picture. Hang it on your wall.
Take an empty toilet paper roll. Cover it with a newspaper from all the sides. Now add some feathers and chimes to make a sound when the wind blows. You can add either colourful chimes or feathers; both will look beautiful together.
Take newspapers and first, paint them in different colors. Now, fold them, make squares out of half of them and for the rest? Get them in the shapes you like. Stick them on the wall, in random doodles or pre decided arts shapes. This is by far the easiest and cutest old newspaper craft idea.
Paper Confetti bowls for those snacks
To make this, all you need is, cut the paper into confetti sizes. Take a bowl as a mould and put a cling warp around it and then start sticking the paper around it. Now, slowly remove the cling wrap and see the how the papers stuck together to form a colourful bowl for those dry snacks.
These are some old newspaper craft ideas to try at home today! Get all the materials, and get going!