Category Archives: How to Make Paper

Articles covering how to make papers.

Papermaking for Preschoolers

Certainly it is a personal choice, but young children can still very much be involved in the paper making process. Here’s how. Continue reading

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Keeping Safety in Mind While Making Paper

Making paper is considered a very safe and enjoyable activity. However, like any craft, there are some dangers that can always be present. Continue reading

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Homemade Paper to Localize Economy?

From pilfering hotel shampoo bottles to using single squares of toilet paper at a time, we’ve all heard some pretty interesting, creative, and sometimes slightly unhinged ways to save money these days. Continue reading

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How to Make Paper Mache

Another fun use of recycled paper is paper mache. Paper mache is a great method of making three dimensional paper crafts, such as masks, ornaments, and figurines. Continue reading

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Using Paper in Non-Paper Products

Many fans of recycled paper products like to use paper for all sorts of things. Reusing paper to make recycled, homemade paper is a fun way to conserve and create, but there are literally dozens of other ways to give old paper a new life. Continue reading

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Tips for Teaching Paper-Making in the Classroom

Paper-making is a rewarding hobby and pastime, but it’s also a very enriching and exciting creativity for the classroom. Continue reading

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How To Make Rice Paper

If you’ve been making your own handmade paper now, you might want to try making rice paper. Rice paper is a beautiful and elegant creation that has been used in writing and art for centuries in China and Japan. Slightly transluscent with a unique texture, it will be a lovely addition to your handmade paper collection. Continue reading

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How to Make Paper with Dryer Lint

Dryer lint may not have been on your list of things to reuse, but it can actually be a good base to use for making paper. Continue reading

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Making Antique Paper

Whether you want to write a loved one something romantic with an aged flair, impress an English professor with an old-style sonnet, or simply add a bit of archaic edge to a pirate-themed party invitation, making antique paper is a great way to do it. Continue reading

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Making Plant-able Homemade Paper

How cool would it be to enjoy your card–and then plant it into the ground to have a long-lasting gift of nature in its place? Every time you saw it, you would think of the person who sent it to you, and be reminded of the earth-friendly, natural gift of beauty from such a thoughtful friend. Continue reading

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