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Making paper from recyclable materials is a fun, environmentally friendly way of creating new memories! This paper can be any different color, shape, or size, and can be used for anything from a science project, to scrap-booking, or writing letters and postcards. 
 
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Step 1: Tools and Materials

You will need:

Old newspaper or other paper products
1/4" wire mesh
Window screen
Duct tape
Large basin
Blender
Sponge
Paper towels
Hair dryer (optional)

Step 2: Creating Frame

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Using thicker wire mesh for stability (I used a ¼” wire mesh the far right picture) cut out pieces the size you want your paper to be, being sure that it is smaller than the basin, with about an inch or more excess on all sides (this excess will be covered in duct tape to create a holding area). 

Cut an identical sheet of window screen, as seen in the bottom left picture. Place it on top of the thicker mesh, and tape the edges together using duct tape (any other tape works, just be sure it will stay stuck together in water). The top left picture should look similar to yours.


Step 3: Recycle your Material

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Next you will need to rip your recycled paper into shreds of large pieces; a few tears per sheet of paper should be good.

You can use anything from newspaper, envelopes, old school notes, letters, or even construction paper. You will want to stay away from plastic, wax paper or glossy pages of magazines. The colors you choose will determine the color of the ending paper, mine will turn out a grey color because I am using only newspaper. You could even use old fabrics such as felt if you want to add strength and more color.

Step 4: Soak your Material

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Once you have torn up your paper, you will want to soak them in a bowl or basin of water for 30-40 minutes to loosen up the fibers.

About one thin newspaper will yield 5-10 pieces of recycled paper depending on the size and thickness.
Awesome tutorial :) I never knew about the starch and ink bleeding!