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Maker Monday: Recycled Magazine Flowers
Get creative with all of those magazines and catalogs stacking up on the coffee table.
Magazine or catalog
Scissors or paper cutter
Directions:Tear a few pieces of paper out of a recycled magazine. Then, 3-hole punch along both of the vertical sides of the paper.Using scissors — or a paper cutter — cut along the vertical side so that you create strips of magazine paper with holes. Repeat until you have enough strips. We recommend at least 3-4 strips per pipe cleaner for a flower.About 1 inch from the end of one pipe cleaner, make a kink. Then, bring the two corners together to create a “stop” in your pipe cleaner.
You can do variations to the flower by adding many magazine strips or creating a bouquet and putting multiple flowers in a vase — or recycled plastic container.
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