How To: Beautiful Handmade Paper in Custom Colors

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How To: Beautiful Handmade Paper in Custom Colors


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Turn old newspapers into gorgeous sheets of recycled paper in custom colors and sizes! You’ll need an old blender, some craft paints, and this easy-to-follow handmade paper video tutorial from Mark Montano!


The paper-making process is much easier than you’d think, and there are so many ways to add your own colorful details and personal touches to the project!

Ready to give it a try? Click here to watch Mark’s fantastic video tutorial!

3 thoughts on “How To: Beautiful Handmade Paper in Custom Colors

  1. Kathleen Almos says:

    Can I use fabric paint to color the homemade paper? Will that work?

  2. Anna Carpenter-Goetz says:

    had a blast making this paper with my girls for homeschool! thank you!!

  3. Rose Hampton says:

    Can’t wait to make paper with my granddaughter. :-)

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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