Recycling Paper & Books

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

Vase Made Out Of Cardboard & Eggshells

By Rusticologico!

Hello there! Would you like to have your own cheap gorgeous African vase? Here you have the steps! Draw the shapes shown in picture number 1 on any thick cardboard […]

Ideas Of Decoration Made From Old Postcards


Postcards have been pushed aside by modern means of communication but do not cease to exude a special nostalgic style… And there are many ideas to use them creatively into […]

From Book To Purse: A Thrifty Upcycle

By 100rings

I made this purse for my mom, who has quite a purse fetish. I enjoy giving new life to old things, and I hate to throw anything away, so this […]

Magazine Art

By Helena Andreasson

Those wall decorations are made out of recycled magazines. I got the inspiration from Ulas quilt site.

The Magazine Side Table

By Danna Moran

As an interior designer I accumulate a lot of design magazines. One way to get rid of the old copies is simply to take them to the paper recycle bin…. […]

Table Made From Recycled Ikea Catalogue

By Neodim

This table is made from 2 recycled IKEA catalogs, ingenious :) The process uses water to make the distortion of the pages more manageable, fusing their computer-generated graphics into odd […]

Recycle Paper Art Toys

By Neodim

Paper can be recycled infinitely! I used my old newspapers to create these animals for Easter! Le papier peut être recyclé à l’infini ! J’ai utilisé mes vieux journaux pour […]

Imanes Hechos Con Recortes Bonitos / Magnets Made With Upcycled Paper Cuts

By Febrero es así

En ocasiones vemos imágenes en una revista, folleto o periódico que son como para enmarcar, ¡qué bonitas! En otras, podemos optar simplemente por convertirlas en imanes para la nevera ;) […]

Wall Decoration Made with Origami Technique

By Neodim

The base of the decoration is recycled corrugated cardboard covered with copy and gift wrap paper. The stars are made of leftover papers of other origami works and old magazines. […]

Mandala From Recycled Paper

By UltraArts

Decorative Mandala made from recycled papers ;)

Floating Book Wall

By Ronja Lotte

6 weeks, 63 second-hand books, 126 angel brackets, 138 dowels, 504 screws and 2 tubes of glue – if I would have calculated these numbers in advance, I would have […]

Folded Book Art

By The Folded Page

My name is Rosy and I am a designer / maker based in Liverpool, England. Since early in 2011 I have been transforming old unwanted books by folding pages to […]


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