Most recycling centers don’t accept shredded paper. If you shred as part of your work at home or for personal privacy, here are some ways you can reuse that shredded paper.
Fabric painting is a very easy craft to learn on your own. You don’t need much in the way of supplies to get you started. You also don’t need any particular drawing/painting talent, as long as you can make yourself a stencil. It’s a really fun way to personalize clothing. Fabric Painting Supplies Armed with
Bookmaking isn’t something you ordinarily think of as a fun craft for kids. But if you show them a method of somehow binding some pages together, and then either writing on them or printing them from a computer, it can keep them busy for hours. It can also help them learn and practice valuable skills:
Egg tempera is a form of painting that uses powdered pigments mixed with egg yolk. It was very popular during the early Renaissance, and Botticelli’s Birth of Venus is just one example of a famous painting in this medium. Although it doesn’t produce colors as rich as oil paints, tempera paintings have lasted without color
Waxed fall leaves are a great for fall decorating. You can scatter some artfully on a dining table, mantle or bookshelf. They’re beautiful added to flower arrangements. There are several different ways to make them, but the least “chemical” way is the liquid wax method. Liquid wax leaves Lay some newspaper out on a table
Making recycled paper is actually something you can do at home, and it’s pretty simple. Instructions Shred some paper. This is a perfect way to use up any shredded paper you have. Put the shredded pieces in the blender with some water and blend until it’s pulpy. This is a trial and error process, depending