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By Rolling Up Old Newspaper, You Can Make Something Incredible AND Useful

FEBRUARY 4, 2015  —  By Emily Geraghty  
Emily Geraghty

Emily Geraghty

Emily Geraghty is a DIY writer and video specialist for ViralNova. Previous to ViralNova, she worked in digital content and video production for MTV, Allure, Glamour and LogoTV, as well as reality television development. In her free time she runs the fashion blog That Cheap, a blog about thrift store shopping and inexpensive beauty trends.

Rather than recycling your newspaper every day, save up one or two for this DIY project! You can easily make an upcycled woven basket from rolled up pages. All you need is glue, cardboard, and whatever color of paint you choose. It's easy enough for kids, but still fun for grown-ups. If you want, you can also switch it by using magazines. In fact, you can pretty much turn any paper product into a piece of DIY art. Check out the video below and try it yourself.


(source YouTube)

I get so many free newspapers on my doorstep, and I have no idea what to do with them. I'm definitely going to make some of these for my home.

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