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Weaved Newspaper Basket

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By Hobby Ideas

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Isn’t it fantastic to make your own basket in no time, just take some newspaper lying around, fold it, weave it and your basket is ready. Make them in different shapes and sizes to match your requirement.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Take a sheet of newspaper
Fold it into strips of about 1 cm thick and stick the edges with Fevicol MR
Make about 20 to 25 such strips.

STEP 2:-

Arrange about 12 to 13 strips side by side
Take one strip at a time and start weaving it in an alternate manner

STEP 3:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Form a square base measuring approximately 9” x 9” in size

STEP 4:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Once the base is ready lift the remaining strips and start weaving upwards upto the height of about 4”

STEP 5:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Fold and stick the left over part of the strips into a loop using Fevicol MR.

STEP 6:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Paint the basket by mixing Sparkling Colours – Golden Green and Golden Yellow

STEP 7:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Take paper flowers

STEP 8:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

To give a raised effect to the flowers give a small cut in between any two petals till the centre, overlap the petals and stick it with Fevicol MR
Stick the raised flower on the flat flower

STEP 9:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Take the yellow satin ribbon and thread it into the loops of the weaved basket and tie a neat bow at one of the corners

STEP 10:-

Weaved Newspaper Basket  - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Assemble and stick all the flowers aesthetically on the basket using Fevicol MR.

you will need

Fevicryl Sparkling Colour - Golden Green 911, Golden Yellow 907, Fevicol MR, Paper Flower (Juya craft), Fine Art Brushes, Colour Palette Water Container, Yellow Coloured Satin Ribbon, Newspapers