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Newspaper Planter

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Don't toss that Sunday paper!  Gather up yesterdays news and create this stylish Newspaper Planter.  Not only do recycled newspaper projects help the environment, they're fun and easy to make, give, or keep for yourself!

Newspaper Planter

Materials:

  • Hot glue gun
  • Clear acrylic sealer
  • A container (I used one that was for breadcrumbs)
  • 1 spool of Newspaper yarn

 

Instructions:

  1. Take the container and turn it upside down and glue the newspaper around and around until you reach the top lip of container.
     
  2. Work in small section so the glue doesn’t dry too quickly on you. Try to glue each wrap as close as you can to the row before as to not leave gaps. Feel free to embellish as well with beads and tassels and funky odds and ends!
     

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Ratings & Comments (18)

Aug 4, 2013

How do you make newspaper yarn? I could not find the link "#4 newspaper crafts"???

 

Jul 26, 2013

make your own newpaper yarn. here's a tutorial for making newpaper yarn http://www.larkcrafts.com/needlearts/newspaperyarn/ Remember you can make your own spindle with a dowel, disc and hook BE CREATIVE - that's what it's all about

 

18 Ratings

May 20, 2013

Here is a link for purchasing the newspaper yarn. http://store.darngoodyarn.com/product/newspaper-yarn

 

Apr 19, 2013

There are comments that there are no instructions for making the newspaper yarn. I suppose they bought it, but my suggestion is to lay your newspaper flat (and include the Sunday comics in color) and start at one corner and roll it diagonally to the opposite corner....perhaps using a pencil or a straw as a guide (removing it quickly so that when the roll is complete it can be bent around a container. I hope this helps.

 

Apr 19, 2013

Here are some directions and suggestions for people if you do not have a spindle. http://lillianpearl.blogspot.com/2011/03/drop-spindle-and-newspaper-yarn.html

 

Apr 19, 2013

Newspaper yarn instructions???

 

Apr 13, 2013

Ohoh....looks great but there are no newspaper yarn instructions....

 

Mar 31, 2013

instructions ?

 

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