How to turn junk mail into art.

by DIY Maven

How to turn junk mail into art.

The triptych pictured above began it's life as junk mail and campaign fliers. The one good thing about this kind of mailbox trash is it’’s colorful, which means for Sarahh over at Re-Nest, it’’s the perfect medium for making art.

What you’ll need:

  • A variety a junk mail fliers–the kind made of heavy cardstock work best.
  • A black Sharpie
  • A scissors
  • Glue (Although Sarahh doesn’t mention what kind of glue she used, my experience with...

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How to Make Scrap Paper Mosaics

by DIY Maven

How to Make Scrap Paper Mosaics

Jeffrey Rudell over at Craft Stylish shares his process of making scrap paper mosaics. Materials are minimal on this one and include scrap paper–junk mail works perfectly–and some time. Simply tear your paper and assemble the pieces in the image you imagine. I’d suggest maybe using archival glue to adhere your final vision to, perhaps, an artist’s board or even just posterboard. When fashioning your image, Jeffrey says there’s two things to...

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