Baskets From Found Materials 18 – Wrapping Paper

xmas basket 030 This basket was made using used Christmas wrapping paper. IMG_20141225_160956 After Christamas everyone has a pile of used wrapping paper. For this basket rather than just throw it away, I thought I would try and use some of it. After ripping the paper into strips I twisted them into a length of rope. xmas basket 022 Then, using some bits of raffia that had been used to tie one of the presents I coiled the paper rope into a small basket. xmas basket 034 You can see the coils clearly spiralling up when looking down on the basket. xmas basket 031

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