Weaving newspapers with their own hands - my experience and my achievements

whole year of my life took crossings.Changing the city and the address, my husband and I traveled across the expanses of Asia.After settling for a time in one city, then move to the next.So I could not get a job or make a lot of friends.

By nature human being absolutely nelenivyh, I could not sit still without work for more than 20 minutes.Looking for employment I came across a stack of newspapers and magazines collected a housekeeper.And then I visited a great idea: what if I start to learn the weaving of the newspapers with t

heir own hands?After wandering through the internet, I was surprised and delighted found a lot of master classes and lessons on how to spin articles from newspapers.Of course, I was immediately inspired by the beautiful pictures and the final result.

Figures all seemed very simple and straightforward.In fact, it was much more difficult.Firstly, newspaper tube did not want to be as elegant and graceful as they were shown on sites.Secondly, the braiding of the newspapers with their own hands - a process quite time consuming for a novice: my first basket has received only 5 hours.And my expectations are not justified.But until now, this box is my favorite: after all, she began my fascination gazetopleteniem.This is my first creation:

To achieve a good result, and should take into account the direction of weaving, and the angle of the spokes, which are wound on a piece of paper.Also, we must not forget to keep the tension of the tube and glue it to lubricate the tip.The longest process - this preparation tubes.Then you need to select the technique: weaving from newspapers and magazines can be a spiral, one or more tube.Before proceeding directly to the weaving, the ducts can be painted in the desired color, so you are not tormented with miniature bends staining.

spiral weaving of newspapers with their hands gave the following results: This miniature box serves as a repository of my beaded handicrafts.

for storing brushes for make-up and all kinds of cosmetic pencils, I make two absolutely identical cup.A small basket is the seat of all sponzhikom, cotton swabs, etc.

Charming pair of candlesticks decorated with mother of pearl coffee table, standing in the corner of the corridor.

Paper flowers found their refuge in a tall vase:

And this wreath adorned the front door:

I became acquainted with the technique of weaving and one or several tubes.Manicure accessories are now stored in my first major work:

variety of business cards collected in the black and white box:

And this table husband nicknamed "elephant legs".The basis of the legs the table is the average of the plastic two-liter bottle:

first flowers of the newspapers look at me like so:

closest friends are available to make a paper slipper:

One occurred to methe idea is not to weave together the tube and glue them.From bonded fabric I make a stand for bottles holder and jewelry.

Weaving newspapers with their own hands - employment is quite versatile and varied.From the newspapers it is possible to build not only a variety of boxes, but also jewelry, bags, and furniture.