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    Things required paper plate and glue
    Method:
    Cut one of the paper plates in half. Glue it to the other plate by its rims. Finally glue this pocket to a rectangular piece of cardboard or to any suport like table desk wherever you want to place it.
    Colour and decorate the cardboard with pictures cut from old magazines or you can paint it using crayons,water colors.Your letter-holder is ready.
    Tip: Make each one for a room for easy sorting of mails to all family members.

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    You can make bags out of your old Jeans pants or skirts. Dont throw them away. I found this intresting article on sewing purse out of Jeans.
    http://www.craftbits.com/viewProject.do?projectID=835

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    I tried this with my neice and she like the project. Thanks

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    I read on some site about this craft project and I tougt this to my naphew who loved it
    Required:
    Two empty standard matchboxes, coloured felt paper and six matchsticks.
    METHOD
    1. Cover the two empty matchboxes with coloured velvet paper of your choice.
    2. Next, stick one matchbox longitudinally onto the other matchbox.
    3. stick the matchsticks accordingly to make the armrests and legs of the sofa.

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    You can make gift bags out of old newspaper and decorate it with bindis,crayons,lace or any material you have from your old clothes. You can be creative and also involve your kids in this project.

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    Making a Waste Paper Basket

    You need:

    Old plastic bucket
    Plain cloth or paper (recycle gift paper/wallpaper)
    Scissors
    Glue or adhesive
    Beads (optional)
    Pencil
    Cardboard


    How to Proceed: Take the bucket and stick a plain cloth or paper around it. You can paint any design on this. You can paint floral patterns or just dab some colours on the paper around the bucket. Make geometrical patterns and neatly stick beads on these outlines.

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    thanks salwadisa and anuchem, lovely contribution. I will make waste paper basket very soon.

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    This wonderful thread was hidden? lovely ideas here.

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    I love to resuse and recycle. I will pick up some tips from here.

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    Thanks sakhis for stepping in.

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