I have such great memories of weaving paper placemats when I was young at school. It is also great for developing fine motor skills and creativity. Step 1.
Jump to navigation. Want to make something useful, creative and eco-friendly? Well, you can always use old newspapers, magazines, calenders, brown paper bags and so on to make a number of unique and awesome craft projects.
This is an easy craft project that can be done with younger children. It's also a fun way to prepare for any holiday meal because you can choose the colors based on the occasion. This article was co-authored by Lois Wade, a trusted member of wikiHow's community.
Revered as it is, the intricate art of basket making can be quite the time-consuming little craft. However, if you have an enormous stash of old newspapers lying around to be disposed of, why not settle for the simpler, cheaper, and more versatile cousin of wicker baskets- newspaper baskets! Read on to find out how to make a newspaper basket by weaving, as well as folding and origami.
I always try to use recycled materials for crafting projects. Almost everyone have piles of papers newspaper, brown paper, magazine paper etc. It's about time we turned them into something useful!
Turn a sheet of construction paper into a placemat with paper weaving. These simple to make colorful placemats will brighten your table. Turn any meal into a special occasion, whether it's a family dinner, a birthday or a party, by weaving up a set of placemats.
I have just discovered how easy it is to weave a basket using newspaper! It's so simple to roll paper tubes out of newspaper and then weave the tubes into a basket. You can bet I will be making plenty of these faux wicker baskets for future projects, as well as for storage in the home.
For this first project you will be using cardstock to weave a decorative gift basket that can be used for special occasions, as a party favour, or for your home. Make one box as a starter project and then move up from there. Use a ruler and blunt knife to score your piece of cardstock at 10cm and 20cm.
This recycling crafts project is a fabulous way to use up old newspapers as well as a great way to learn how to weave. Add style and additional organization to every room to your home. Note how the paper is torn lengthwise.
Learn the basics of weaving by making this easy paper weave picture. Use this craft project to apply color concepts like primary colors, monochromatic colors or complementary colors. You can also make them in color combinations that celebrate various cultures around the world with weaving traditions.