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recycle magazines into frames
saw this in a book called the 'Big Ass Book of Crafts' (btw greatest craft book ever!) and gave my twist on it.
A good way to recycle the thousands of old magazines i have. made a great present for my parents

WARNING: your fingers will be covered in glue

Posted by Lyra Rose from San Diego, California, United States • Published See Lyra Rose's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Paper Straw Frame - Step 1
    Step 1

    gather supplies

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Paper Straw Frame - Step 2
    Step 2

    cut the magazine pages into 3s

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Paper Straw Frame - Step 3
    Step 3

    roll into straws diagonallys
    so fold a triangle from the bottom right corner (for me it's easier on this side, but i'm lefthanded so that might be the cause) and roll (this is a bad picture but it gets the general idea)

    glue paste makes things work :)

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Paper Straw Frame - Step 4
    Step 4

    make about 20 per frame sometimes more

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Paper Straw Frame - Step 5
    Step 5

    glue the back of the picture onto your piece of cardboard (i cut out of a shoebox). don't worry about cutting it smaller, the straws can easily cover edges anyway (and will if you want it to look nicer)

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Paper Straw Frame - Step 6
    Step 6

    cut the pointy ends off of the straws
    they should be flat/round...like a straw!

  • How to make a frame / photo holder. Paper Straw Frame - Step 7
    Step 7

    glue on with wet glue
    and make sure to cover the picture a little bit, but evenly.
    trim edges with a scissor and voila!

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Lyra Rose
Lyra Rose · San Diego, California, US · 8 projects
thanks for the favourites everyone! Happy
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