How to Make Paper From Recycled Newspaper

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Tear newspaper into tiny pieces. The smaller the pieces are, the easier they are to blend.

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Add leaves, herbs, flower petals or any other texture adding things:) make sure to also rip these up!

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Add hot water and let sit for approximately 30 min. This breaks down the fibers a bit before you...

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Blend baby blend! Just enough so that it is smooth. To help your blender along you may need to add in quite a bit of water.

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Place your screen in a pan or dish and add about 3 cm of water. Then, pour your pulp smoothie on top, just enough to cover it.

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Take your screen out of the water and let it drip dry for about 10 min

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Next, lay the screen on top of a towel and fold the towel over to pat the pulp dry-- do not worry, pieces will not come off, it will remain in sheet form

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Next, carefully peel the pulp sheet off of the screen.

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Like so.

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Lay to dry on some newspaper. For speedy drying place next to a source of heat, this for me is a wood stove.

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When dry, use to make cards, gift tags or whatever else your creative mind thinks up! I will be using mine to practice Chinese calligraphy on for a school project. C'est toute! Bon chance!

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Final product

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