Paper Making Inspiration

Making recycled paper books

We have been gathering materials to make recycled paper: deckle, dried flower embellishments, paper to recycle, and how-to books full of crafty paper-making inspiration.

Papermaking books
Papermaking books
Papermaking books
Papermaking books
Papermaking books

This weeks stash of papermaking books from the library:
Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking: Make Your Own Recycled Paper from Newspapers & Magazines, Can & Bottle Labels, Disgarded Gift Wrap, Old Phone Books, Junk Mail, Comic Books, and More by Arnold E. Grummer (shown in the above photos)
The Papermaker’s Companion: The Ultimate Guide to Making and Using Handmade Paper by Helen Hiebert (featured in the photos below)
Beginner’s Guide to Papermakingicon by Heidi Reimer-Epp and Mary Reimer

Papermaking books
Papermaking books
Papermaking books
Papermaking books

We even have a second-hand, dedicated blender just for craft projects.

Blender for making recycled paper

Let the recycled papermaking projects begin!

2 Comment

  1. Mom says:

    Those books look great!! Oooh, love handmade paper w/flowers and other natural materials “woven” in!! I’m sure Miss Leyba will love it!!

    1. Carrie says:

      She has been VERY excited about this particular project. Now to just find the time to be able to do it!

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