DIY crafts to do with magazines?
I have a bunch of magazines I have just laying around & I wanna do like decor or crafts with them. does anyone have any ideas on what I can do? thanks
- meenakshiLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
Oh, there are many creative things people have made & posted on the net. Browse through these & choose whatever you like :
You can make lots of stuff using diff techniques such as rolling, weaving, folding, accordion-folding, .....
Try Collages :
http://www.derekgores.com/collage.php -- tearing type of collage
Or Paper Sculpting :
http://weburbanist.com/2008/12/02/papercraft-creat... -- 15 of the World’s Most Creative Papercraft Artists -- most amazing paper sculpting & crafting !!!
http://cp.c-ij.com/en/contents/1006/ -- nice papercraft range; downloadable patterns & assembly instructions.
You can make Origami models & then string them into a mobile to hang from any corner of the room.
If you still have a lot of magazines left, you can always use them to make a Papier Mache article :
http://www.papiermache.co.uk/tutorials/getting-sta... -- simple & detailed instructions on how to make papier mache [diff techniques], including recipes for glue.
You can make fun & colorful Party Decorations including garlands, buntings, streamers, floded floral decorations, ....
You can use flowers, etc. for greeting cards, bookmarks, etc. too.
Paper beads would look stunning in magazine colors.
Use this technique to make paniers, gift baskets, boxes, vases, etc. :
And the best part is that these can be gifted to friends & family too :-)
Hope these inspire
Happy crafting :-)Source(s): links from Google, Bing
- 9 years ago
You can go on YouTube, and type in PaperPastels magazine wallet. Click on her video. It will teach you how to make an awesome wallet, and it also teaches you basic folding techniques, so you can experiment and make more things.