Try This: Upcycled Paper Bowl

Upcycle an old magazine into a clever catchall.

| July/August 2011


  • Photo By Seth and Kendra Smoot


  • Photo By Seth and Kendra Smoot

With a little glue and a bit of gumption, you can transform a discarded magazine into stylish storage. Make one of these bowls for your entryway to store keys and loose change and another for your coffee table to corral remote controls. Don’t stop there! Get creative with shapes and sizes, and see what unfolds. 

Reader’s Digest 

Once you’ve devoured every word, turn articles into artful accents. 

Tools and Materials 



X-Acto knife
1 magazine
Bone folder tool
40 small butterfly clips (optional)
Crafter’s glue
Paper cutter or scissors

How To 



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