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22 Ways to Recycle Old Magazines for Home Decor

Do you like reading and you have so many magazine subscriptions that they now fill the shelves and gather dust? Well, you can do something about it. Of course, you can keep them there if you want to because this is a really great reference but you can also choose to use them in a different way by recycling them and making something new from them. After all, you already finished reading them also.

So, if you are looking for new ways to use your old magazines, we’ve compiled a few Diy that you can try using magazine pages are colorful. This way, you will not only throw the magazine away but you will be able to make something beautiful of them. You can try to make a bench, a bowl or some wall art to add more color to your walls. Scroll down and look at the list we have here for you.

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1. Upcycled Magazine Stool Tutorial

Upcycled Magazine Stool Tutorial

Whimzeecal

Pile of old magazines in the wood with the wheels and fasten them together with a belt to make a creative new looking bench for your home!

2. DIY Room or Home Decoration / Recycled Old Magazine

DIY Room or Home Decoration / Recycled Old Magazine

Jachelle Stephanie

This one is a new way to make storage for your pens and other office items. Watch this tutorial so you will know how to make it. I think this will look better if you was painted.

3. Cycle Old Magazines Into Wall Art

Cycle Old Magazines Into Wall Art

Brit Co

This is a super cute wall decorations! Just some roll of the magazine and form different shapes using a glue them to plywood to get this beautiful set of wall art.

4. Recycled Magazine Coaster

Recycled Magazine Coaster

How About Orange

You can also weave magazine together to create a coaster like this one. You can choose to use various colors to come up with your coaster. I used to make this when I was a kid!

5. Accordion-style Recycled Magazine Clock

Accordion-style Recycled Magazine Clock

La Casa de Crafts

You can also make a clock out of a magazine-the magazine with the fold up like an accordion and then add the hours in there. Just simple and easy.

6. The Children Sleep

The Children Sleep

True Blue Me & You

After you cut strips of magazines, glue them all on a board and then be creative in cutting different shapes on the black paper and put them on top of colorful magazine. Tadah! You have a colorful wall decoration!

7. Recycled Magazine Page Bowl

Recycled Magazine Page Bowl

Saved by Love Creations

Now if you need something really useful that you can use to store small things like earrings, keys etc, why not make a recycled magazine bowl like this?

8. Two Ways to Make Ceramic Tiles

Two Ways to Make Ceramic Tiles

Brit Co

Different ways to make coasters using ceramic tiles and magazine cut outs. Just look for the design that you like and Modge podge them on ceramic tiles.

9. Coiled Magazine Page With A Dish Cover

Coiled Magazine Page With A Dish Cover

Saved by Love Creations

The process of making this is same as the bowl but this one comes with a lid. Another nice way to save a few things!

10. DIY: Collage Art

DIY: Collage Art

Put It All Together

Gather all your magazines and cut out different words from the now glue them all together on a board to make creative and beautiful.

11. How to Turn Old Magazines into a bookshelf

How to Turn Old Magazines into a bookshelf

Recycling Country

Now this one blew me away! Who would have thought that you could really make book shelves from old magazines? But it does not require a lot of sticking and cutting!

12. DIY Magazine Vase

DIY Magazine Vase

Sarah Grand

Make unique vases by rolling the magazine and stick them together. Guess you can also try plain good apart from the round ones you see here.

13. Art Wall Evolution

Art Wall Evolution

Dim Style

Sure there’s a lot of prints and patterns in your magazine. Cut into strips and put them all together in the decoration of wall like this one.

14. Through The Creative Looking Glass

Through The Creative Looking Glass

Ben Franklin Crafts

This wall art can be done by rolling magazine. Then add those mirrors on it. I really like how this one turned out! Very creative indeed.

15. Magazine Coaster – Set Of 4 – Upcycled Magazines

Magazine Coaster - Set Of 4 - Upcycled Magazines

Two Crafty Chickies

Another way to make a coaster using a rolled magazine. Apparently, you can see the process of how this one is done just by looking at him.

16. Spiral Recycled Magazine Photo Frame

Spiral Recycled Magazine Photo Frame

Mexicali Blues

Roll magazine strips together and then flatten them or just fold them together and then make like a square then to make a magazine photo frames!

17. Colorful Recycled Magazine Round Wall Mirror

Colorful Recycled Magazine Round Wall Mirror

COHEN

Now this one will need some time to make! But it is definitely worth the time and effort because the mirror looks nice with the magazine frame.

18. Recycled Record Clock

Recycled Record Clock

Instructables

Another way to make a clock using old magazines and old records. Put the two items together to make your unique wall clock.

19. Teal Mirror Mirror Made from Recycled Magazine

Teal Mirror Mirror Made from Recycled Magazine

Gr3een

Now this is a different level of using a rolled paper! Make a stunning frame just by rolling the magazine! Isn’t this beautiful?

20. Recycled Magazine Coaster

Recycled Magazine Coaster

Travel Blog

Want a new coaster? Cut magazine strips and roll them together. They can also be the perfect gift for guests as well. Add tape on them and be creative so your guests will love to receive a DIY present.

21. Brown Recycled Magazine Frame

Brown Recycled Magazine Frame

Travel Blog

There’s an old boring frames? Cut magazine a few pieces and cover it this way to make a beautiful frame. You can try something monochromatic like this or you can mix various colors also.

22. Hanging Heart Ornaments – Handmade Magazine Paper Decorative

Hanging Heart Ornaments - Handmade Magazine Paper Decorative

Blue Tang Design

This is very funny. If you have something for the liver like me, you can try to make this one so you can hang this on your door or just anywhere in the house where you want to add decoration.

Isn’t this fun? Who would have thought that you could really make a lot of wonderful things from old magazines? So instead of throwing them away, make something worthy of them. At least, you can save a lot of garbage and you have a new items in the home. You can also try other things to make too just be creative about it.

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