RECYCLED PAPER & CARDBOARD

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Recycle Craft: How to make an Envelope with Printable Template

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I’ve been making my own recycled envelopes for a long time, it’s great on so many levels. Firstly I never run out of envelopes! No more running to the newsagent at the last minute and having to buy a pack of 50 boring white envelopes. But really my favorite reason is re-using lots of paper that would normally get thrown out,…

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How to make handmade paper DIY instructions

How to Make: Handmade Paper

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This week I’m sharing an extract from Snail Mail by Michelle Mackintosh, published by Hardie Grant Books If you have an afternoon free, why not make your own paper? It’s a wonderful way to personalise your post, and is endlessly customisable. You can decorate your paper with stamps, pressed flowers, confetti or gold sparkles, or make paper laced with seeds,…

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Upcycle Style: Wallpaper Sample Christmas Stocking Gift Pouch

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With Christmas only a few days away I thought I’d share this Easy Upcycled Christmas Stocking Gift Pouch idea that was inspired by some recycled paper stockings that my friend Jodie made. She used old magazine pages, but I had a ton of wallpaper samples laying around from my kitchen renovations, and thought these stockings would be a great use…

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