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Topic: Recycle/Make Your Own Paper (with Tutorial and Insane Amount of Pics)  (Read 56995 times)
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« Reply #70 on: January 21, 2011 10:03:02 AM »

If you add liquid starch (available where the laundry detergents are sold) to the pulped paper, you can write on it, and the inks won't bleed. In the paper world, this is called sizing. Many of the recycled papers will already contain some, but a bit extra never hurts. About 1 teaspoon per blender load is what I generally add. I would guess this is also why the cornstarch could be added. I have never tried that.

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« Reply #71 on: May 19, 2011 10:09:30 AM »

I have been wanting to make paper for ever but I have never gotten around to buying screen.  I never even considered panty hose, lace, or cheese cloth!  And here I thought I was thrifty.  I have all of those things in the house.  I am going to use a cheap picture frame from the dollar store.

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« Reply #72 on: August 11, 2011 07:04:50 PM »

i have been thinking about doing seed paper for a while now.. whats the best paper to use?? also, for those of you that have used cookie cutters to make cute shapes, how well does that work?? i have made paper before but never really got too much into it, and i totally want a cute result now..


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