We're back with a bran new craft idea that you can try at home. All you need to do is follow these simple steps.
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What you’ll need:
(3) U pins
(6) Paint brush
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You can use old newspapers, magazines or other rough papers for accomplishing this task.
Start by rolling strips of newspapers. Make sure you roll them tight. To do this place a pencil on one corner of the newspaper sheet and go on rolling. Stick the end to make it tight and firm. Make around 30 such rolls.
Next, cut out 2 circles from a cardboard. Glue an odd number of the rolled newspaper in a way that it resembles a spoked wheel.
Now, add the other cardboard piece on top. Make sure you glue it well and place a heavy object like a book so the bond is strengthened.
Now start folding the newspaper spokes from the cardboard base. Weave the remaining newspaper tubes around the spokes.
Use U pin or a clothes clip to keep the tubes secure while you weave them. Make sure to use some glue each time you add a new newspaper roll.
Finish your newspaper basket by painting it with acrylic paints. You can even cover it with MOD-PODGE to add an extra sheer and shine.
Tip – Use comic books or magazines instead of newspaper for a more colorful and trendy basket.
You can visit the toy store online India blog to view more about this recycled newspaper basket.