Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Repurposing Scrap Paper

The Before:  Scrap paper featuring an ad from an online coupon.
Whether it’s a sheet of junk mail or an ad leftover from an online coupon I printed, I end up with a lot of scrap paper. I used to immediately throw it all in the recycle bin, but now I stash the nicer, larger pieces of scrap paper in a drawer in the office to reuse.

I reuse the scrap paper for quick notes, shopping lists, and now my favorite use for it is for the kiddo's projects. Whenever we break out the crayons, markers, colored pencils, or paints I also grab a stack of scrap paper. We would go through tons of paper if I used a new sheet for every drawing or art project. I love that it's super inexpensive and I'm able to re-purpose it into something fun and new.

Here’s our latest colorful scrap paper art project using Crayola Tadoodles:
The After: Colorful Fun Kids Art!
Hard at Work...So Serious! :)
This post is linked to Works for Me Wednesday at We Are That Family.


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