How to Make Recycled Paper: 12 Paper Making Tutorials

By: Dana Byerwalter, Editor, AllFreePaperCrafts

How to Make PaperLearn how to make your own paper! If you've never tried this wonderful craft before, you're in for a treat. These paper making tutorials are an excellent way for you to recycle used paper as well as customize it to your liking! Paper making is extremely fun. There is something about the thick texture of a finished piece of handmade paper that is so rewarding, and using that paper to craft is so fulfilling! Just think: you could make a handmade card literally from start to finish when you begin by making the paper.

Learn how to make paper with any of the excellent tutorials below. You will learn How to Make Recycled Paper with the aid of 12 Paper Making Tutorials. Once you've perused this collection, you will be a paper making expert in no time! When you recycle paper in this way, you lower your ecological footprint while doing something fun.


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How to Make Recycled Paper: 12 Paper Making Tutorials

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Paper Making

Design Your Own Paper


How to Make Recycled Paper: 12 Paper Making Tutorials


Paper Making

How to Make Handmade Paper

Paper making is one of the best crafty pastimes. Many kids get to learn how to make paper in their art classes at school, but paper making is so much fun for adults to do, too! Here we have various ways to recycle your paper. Make paper from old newspapers, used printer paper, and even leftover sheets of construction paper! We have a variety of techniques and recipes for homemade paper below.

How to Make Handmade Paper

Best Recycled Computer Paper

DIY Paper with a Food Processor

Easy Homemade Paper

How to Make Recycled Paper

How to Make Paper


Design Your Own Paper

Homemade Marbled Paper

Recycling paper doesn't necessarily mean taking paper that has already been used and getting new use out of it. In fact, you can recycle perfectly fine plain white paper into more exciting paper for your uses! Learn how to design your own paper with some of the ideas below. Make it look old, add swirled paint, and even design your own prints on the computer.

Homemade Marbled Paper

How to Make Paper Look Old

Digitally Designed Paper

Groovy Tie Dyed Paper

Swirly Twirly Marbled Paper

Inked Paper Patterns



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Why are some of these linked to Instructables Pro articles that you have to PAY to get access to (such as the Papryus Paper)?

Why are some of these linked to Instructabkes articles that you have to pay forb(like the Papyrus Paper)? This website is CALLED "All FREE Paper Crafts." its disappointing; looks as though someone just Googled "homemade paper" without checking each project.

Hi there! The Papyrus Paper tutorial on Instructables is indeed free to view. You just need to scroll down. It only costs money to download the PDF version of the tutorial. However, if you scroll down, the steps are all below. We hope this helps! -Editors of AllFreePaperCrafts


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