Recycling Paper & Books

Inspirations, ideas and projects around paper and books, ones of the most recyclable & versatile material.

Upcycled World Map Lampshade

By Neokentin

Turn a garage sale lamp shade into a work of art with a yacht map or beach themed gift wrap.

Diy Yarn-mache Pet Igloo For Dogs & Cats!

By Neokentin

Use up those old skeins and balls of yarn and transform them into an adorable Yarn-Mache Pet Igloo for cats or dogs! Skip the chemical-laden commercial glues and use a […]

3d Upcycled Paper Wall Art Pieces & Portraits

By Djhitch67

I am currently working on a portrait of someone from the 90’s pop industry bet you can’t guess who?

Top 10 Ideas of Repurposing Old Books

By Neokentin

There are a number of unique and beautiful uses of old books. So why throw them out or just store them in some corner hoping to find some use someday? […]

Diy Tutorial: Mixed-media Upcycled Mason Jars

By Neokentin

Turn Upcycled Mason Jars into one-of-a-kind works of art by using paint and collage techniques to create a colorful abstract look. Create Upcycled Mason Jars for your office, as a gift, […]

Diy Tutorial: Paper Mache Jack O’ Lantern

By boreidesign

Got some old newspaper laying around and beach ball left over from summer? Why not make a cute recycled paper mache Jack O’ Lantern.

Upcycled Magazine Paper Doll Art: Fun With The Kids

By Neokentin

Paper doll created with recycled magazines and clip art.

Top 5 Recycled Art Ideas July 2017 Chosen By You!

By HeatherStiletto

As always, we’re grateful for the amazing ideas you all create and share at recylart.org. Please enjoy the top 5 Recycled Art Ideas July 2017 as chosen by you! #1 Art […]

Newspapers Become Decorative Paper Baskets!

By LITERATA

I keep m love for the paper. Therefore day by day I create new designs for utilitarian baskets.

Diy Video Tutorial: Learn Origami Techniques!

By HeatherStiletto

Here’s a fun way to upcycle old magazines, those piles of snail-mail circulars, and more: Learn Origami Techniques! Our friends at sikana.tv have a video series starting with origami basics […]

Cardboard Mosaic Containers Are Amazing!

By Neokentin

I’ve made those boxes from recycled cardboard. They are decorated with small pieces of cardboard and then covered with napkins. I really like the feeling of mosaic. The urn is made with the same technique. It’s creative, cheap and fun to make.

Mixed Media Art: Heron Hunting Wall Art

By lmcclamrock

What can you make with old magazines? Look closely…

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