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Thrifty Recycled Paper Baskets

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Thrifty Recycled Paper Baskets
Thrifty Recycled Paper Baskets
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Want to make something creative, useful, and eco-friendly? You are in luck! This nifty tutorial for Thrifty Recycled Paper Baskets is just what you need. Use recyclable papers such as old newspapers, magazines, calenders, and brown paper bags to create sturdy organizational boxes. These DIY baskets are perfect for storing craft supplies or office supplies, and they also are adorable pieces of DIY home decor. Plus, you can make baskets of different sizes and colors depending on the size, number, and pattern of the paper strips you create for this paper craft project.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueGeneral Paper Crafting


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I think these are the cutest baskets and I can think of lots of ways to use them, but mine won't turn out the way hers did! They're always a little crooked and I can't figure out why. Has anyone else tried this and if so, did the baskets turn out straight?


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