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Recycling Paper


–          Old paper, magazines, or newspapers Bleach

–          Blender/food processor White glue

–          Bucket Iron

–          Insect screens/strainers Water

–          Wire



–          First, shape wires into a rectangular shape.

–          Then, cover the wire frame with insect screens and sew it. After that, rip the paper into small pieces.

–          And then, put the torn paper in a bucket and fill it with warm water. Add one table spoon of bleach. Soak the paper for a half an hour.

–          Next, put a cup of soaked paper in a blender, add some bleached water and blend it. And then, pour the blended paper in a large rectangular container. e.g. sink or tray.

–          After that, repeat step 5 and 6 until all of the soaked paper are blended.

–          Then, add and mix two table spoon of white glue to the blended paper.

–          After that, dip the screen frame into the blended paper. Lift and rinse the water for a minute.

–          Then, dry the paper (with the screen frame still on) in the sun.

–          And then, peel the papers out of the frame screens when it’s dry.

–          Finally, iron the paper.

Tie Dyeing Old T-Shirt


Things you need:

Old cotton T-shirt

Large thread or rubber band

Cloth dye




First, wash a 100 percent cotton T-shirt.

Second, place the wet shirt flat on the work surface.

Next, tie knots in the T-shirt, or twist it and secure the folds with rubber bands or heavy-duty thread.

After that, mix 1/2 c. liquid dye (or 1 package powdered dye) in 1 lt. hot water.

Dissolve 5 tbsp. table salt in the mixture.

Fifth, let the mixture cool to room temperature.

Then, put the entire shirt in the dye and let it soak for at least 20 minutes.

Next, rinse the shirt in cold water until the water runs clear.

Then, undo the knots and rinse the shirt again.

Ninth, hang the shirt to dry, out of the sun.


  1. Old CDs
  2. Hair dryer/oven
  3. Metal bowl
  4. Glue
  5. Small saucer/something to cover the CD hole



First, place the CD in a metal bowl and heat it with a hair dryer. Or put it in the oven

on low heat.

Then, bend the CD softly when it softens.

After that, let it cool off.

Finally, glue a small plastic saucer or anything to cover the hole.