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From Trash to Treasure Papermaking Book Review

By Angela Youngman Nov 30, 2011, 21:18 GMT

From Trash to Treasure Papermaking  Book Review

Transform junk mail, newspapers, comic books, wrapping paper, food can labels, and old phone books into beautiful hand-made paper in just minutes! "Trash-To-Treasure Papermaking", the ultimate guide for crafty recyclers, is every family\'s answer to the problem of too much paper waste. With just a blender, paper scraps, and water, people of all ages will discover the fun of whipping up sheets of unique handmade paper in a variety of ...more

Every household generates loads of scrap paper and just throwing it away only adds to landfill problems.  Recycling has become imperative to modern day society.  This book is a treasure trove of ideas as to how to recycle paper and turn it into something special. 

Newspapers, magazines, bottle labels, discarded gift wrap, old phone books, junk mail as well as everyday scrap paper can be turned into handmade paper in just a few minutes.  All you need is a blender, some water and imagination.  

Lots of advice and help are provided to show how to turn the paper into all kinds of fascinating projects such as cards, invitations, paper bowls, masks, book marks, wreaths and ornaments.  Step by step photographs make the instructions easy to follow. 

From adults to pre-schoolers, this is a book which will inspire and provide hours of creative fun.

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