Use Old Newspaper .....

Friday, September 19, 2008

We were trying to use old news paper and here is what we came up with............

Take a 2"wide and 10cm long paper strip.
Start from one of the edge and roll it like a cigar. Roll about 2cm paper this way. 
You have cigar and a tail end of the paper. press the upper end of the paper from where paper tail starts. You have lower end free to hold in your hands. 
start folding the paper backwards and at the same time circumambulating the cigar strip till you finish using 95% of the paper strip. The tail end is just wound around the bottom part of the cigar where you are holding and firmly secured with a tape. 
Rose is ready. You can see the Rose stuck to the multipurpose holder in the below picture which gives you a better look from side.
Akash has just stuck news paper around a used up biscuit box. He enjoyed making it and sticking a rose to it :)

The doll above is made of news paper yarn. You can see the method of making newspaper yarn/thread here
The yarn is glued in a circular form on a thick cardborad discs. The thick card board was from cornflakes box. Akash has cut them into circles. I glued the paper thread on the discs. We finished it by decorating with wool which I already had at home.


sowmya said...

beauutiful and creative...good ones!!

Illatharasi said...

Love the doll!

notyet100 said...

ewverythin is lookin nice,..even i luved the doll..

Veda Murthy said... creative! i never knew u had a hobby site too! will visit more often here!

Sukanya said...

Very creative and the best part is you are using newspaper which is available at home.

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