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How To Preserve a Newspaper Clipping

Watch more Paper Crafts videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Prevent your newspaper clippings from decomposing during storage. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Avoid high temperatures and moist environments Store clippings in dry environments at cool temperatures. Tip Do not fold the clippings. Folding shortens their life. Step 2: Store the clippings in the dark Store your clippings in the dark. Light can cause ink to fade and the paper to turn brown. Step 3: Avoid air pollution Protect the paper from pollution. Sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere can react with water to form sulfuric acid, which can damage paper. Step 4: De-acidify the paper De-acidify black and white newsprint with an alcohol based de-acidification spray. These sprays are available at art stores and from library and archival supply vendors. Step 5: Archive your clippings Store the clippings in polyester photograph sleeves or encapsulation envelopes. Place them in a binder. Did You Know? The world's oldest newspaper, founded in Sweden in 1645, ceased print publication and began publishing online In 2007.
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