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jaz up your old tins or tubs with this cool way of recyling
You can just use about anything to stick the magazine rolls on, ive used a food tin, CD spindle top, a bottle of a fizz bottle and a square plastic box cotton buds came in.

Posted by TinyTessieG from Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See TinyTessieG's 37 projects »
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  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by ripping out a page from your magazine. Trim the edges if you need to.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next start rolling the page up from the corner closest to you, keeping it as tight as you can and not letting it unravel.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 3
    Step 3

    When you get to the end corner, add a drop of the hot glue and wrap the corner round still keeping it nice and tight until it dries, carful not to burn yourself.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make as many as you want or measure around the tub your using with a bit of string and the length will be the amount of rolls you need.

    Hope that makes sense.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 5
    Step 5

    This were made with just smaller bits of magazine.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 6
    Step 6

    Gather the tubs or tins you want to decorate.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 7
    Step 7

    Then begin gluing the rolls around the tubs, keeping them inline as possible.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 8
    Step 8

    Trim the bottom and top so it looks like this then repeat the last few steps.. trim them in stages, it'll be much easier.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 9
    Step 9

    It should look like this.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 10
    Step 10

    To make the loops, take a small piece f pipe cleaner and stick one side in one tube, miss one then put the other side in the other. So every other one if that makes sense.. I hope.

  • How to make a pot. Recyled Magazine Pot - Step 11
    Step 11

    With this, I just trimmed the bottom and left the tops spiky.

    And for the lid on the small round one, I drew round the bottom with cardboard then cut it out and stuck scrap magazine bits around it.

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