We’ve all bought a newspaper and magazine at some point in out life, but we usually end up throwing them away after a week or so. Newspapers and magazines is made from paper which is a manufactured from woodpulp. This makes is a great material to repurpose and reuse on your DIY Projects!

Today newspapers and magazines can be found in any news agency but their numbers are declining due to the use of free online news and magazine websites.

These 35 Genius Ways To Repurpose Your Newspapers And Magazines are fantastic for all crafters! With some beautiful do-it-yourself ideas like creating a stylish clock from old newspapers, convert your boring walls into a vintage black and white paradise or even create some hipster origami bow ties!

2. Trashcan

OR an even better recycling bin, because you know, you’re recycling the materials. See the tutorial here.

3. Envelopes


White envelopes are just sooo boring. Directions here.

4. 3D Butterfly Art

More ideas and tutorial here.

5. Subscription Card Bracelet

Subscription Card Bracelet
Time Out NY / timeout.com

Hey, subscription inserts have to have their use too. Learn how to make this banglehere.

6. Award Ribbons

Award Ribbons

Because you’re #1! (In the crafting world, that is.) Click here for directions.

7. Mini Basket

That underwater basket weaving class is coming in handy. Instructions here.

8. Wallpaper


From artist Andrea Zittel.

9. Notebooks

Cool journal, bro. Additional steps here.

10. Pop Art

Pop Art

Make your janky apartment fancy with this eye-catching project.

11. Origami Bows

These will make any gift pop! Perfect your bow here.

12. Hanging Triangle Banner

Get your party started the right way with this banner.

13. Cutout Art

Cutout Art

WALL-E!!! Directions here.

14. Newspaper Dress

Newspaper Dress

NEW TREND??? Instructions here.

15. Sculptures

Caroline Williamson / design-milk.com

You better get started…

This piece is by artist Yun-Woo Choi, and you can view more of the collection here.

16. Placemats


Tutorial here.

17. Suitcase Pattern

Don’t buy a new duffel Ever. Again. Step-by-step guide here.

18. Wedding Bouquet

Wedding Bouquet

A cheap, but creative arrangement for the DIY bride. Check it out here.

19. Silhouettes

Forget the bear, you need to make one of your cat, ASAP. Click here for directions.

20. Side Tables

For the “I’m too lazy to get real tables” part of you. Furnish your home with thistutorial.

21. News Nails

News Nails

If you don’t have rubbing alcohol, any drinking alcohol like vodka and whiskey will work. Simple steps here.

22. Enhanced Leaves

Nature meets journalism. Follow these instructions.

23. Frames

Directions here.

24. Confetti Magazine Bowls

Confetti Magazine Bowls

Can I put cereal in this bowl?

25. Wreaths

This craft is proven to get more knocks on your door.

26. Gift Bags

Click here for the bag on the left and here for the right.

28. Decoupaged Chairs

For more pictures click here.

Check out the comments on this post for simple instructions.

29. Hair Bow

Hair Bow

So. Cute. See the tutorial here.

30. Small Bags

Perfect for little knickknacks. Tutorial here.

31. Garland


Directions here.

32. Trivet


A trivet protects the countertop from hot pans and dishes — so why not make this cute one?

33. Soil Pots

The inexpensive way to grow plants from scratch.

34. Beads


People won’t even know these beads are made from paper.

35. Sailor Hats

Sailor Hats
Lisa Stout Photography / lisastoutphotography.wordpress.com

DUH. Make a classic with this step-by-step guide.

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