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How to make a diy newspaper basket

Make a DIY NewsPaper Basket

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You need sheets of paper 12 centimeters long   5 centimeters wide

You need sheets of paper 12 centimeters long 5 centimeters wide

Fold a sheet in half hot dog style.

Fold a sheet in half hot dog style.

Fold it hot dog style again

Fold it hot dog style again

Fold it inhalf hamburger style.

Fold it inhalf hamburger style.

Unfold the the last fold and you will fold in both ends to the middle.

Unfold the the last fold and you will fold in both ends to the middle.

Fold the ends together sort of like a v. Take two of the " v's" that you've made.

Fold the ends together sort of like a v. Take two of the " v's" that you've made.

You'll slide one of them through the slits of the second "v"

You'll slide one of them through the slits of the second "v"

Here is how it will look.

Here is how it will look.

And again how it will look.

And again how it will look.

You want to keep doing that till you get the length you want. I went all the way up to 38 "v's"

You want to keep doing that till you get the length you want. I went all the way up to 38 "v's"

This is how it will look.

This is how it will look.

You want to add glue to one end of the long strip and attach the other end to it.

You want to add glue to one end of the long strip and attach the other end to it.

This is the two layers of my basket

This is the two layers of my basket

More strips will need to be made for the third layer.

More strips will need to be made for the third layer.

The best method I had to attach all three levels was to staple them. I would have use hot glue if I had some. I had a method of weaving more paper through the basket but it wasn't holding together.

The best method I had to attach all three levels was to staple them. I would have use hot glue if I had some. I had a method of weaving more paper through the basket but it wasn't holding together.

I cut out a paper plate and stapled it to the bottom.

I cut out a paper plate and stapled it to the bottom.

I began to paint mine purple.

I began to paint mine purple.

I painted mine entirely purple. Please like this and follow me!!! Thanks :)

  • Newspaper
  • Scissors
  • Stapler (optional)
  • Paint (optional)
  • Paintbrush (optional)
  • Something to make the bottom
  • Glue