A big part of the Make Your Own lifestyle is knowing how to use the resources available to you in new and different ways. If you have a stack of newspapers sitting in your garage or basement, here are a few resourceful and crafty ways to put them to good use.
How about this woven basket over at the Craftsylish website? Pretty darn cute for being made from newspapers, don’t you think? Click here for complete instructions: Make a Basket from Newspapers
If a gift bag looks like too much work, you can always simply wrap your gifts in newspaper. The Country Living website has a Gift Wrap Slide Show with lots of creative ideas for wrapping gifts, including using newspapers.
And last but not least, in case you were thinking to yourself, Hey, I think I’ll make a fake cake out of newspapers this weekend, you can follow these instructions: Faux Bundt Cake From Newspaper