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12 Amazing Book Crafts to Try | Mabey She Made It

30+ Creative Uses for Old Books • Mabey She Made It

These creative uses for old books will inspire you to repurpose old books into art. Beautiful book crafts are created from pages, covers, and whole books.

If you're a die-hard bookworm, then you probably cringe at the idea of throwing away old books — even if your bookshelf has reached maximum capacity. Here's a solution: upcycle them into things you want to keep around the house, like jewelry, furniture, and decor. You'll still get to keep your treasured book and make good use of it while you're at it. Read on for 21 suggestions on what you can do with your old books.

21 Uses For Old Books

If you're a die-hard bookworm, then you probably cringe at the idea of throwing away old books — even if your bookshelf has reached maximum capacity. Here's a solution: upcycle them into things you want to keep around the house, like jewelry, furniture, and decor. You'll still get to keep your treasured book and make good use of it while you're at it. Read on for 21 suggestions on what you can do with your old books.

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Thinker on Sundial Fold Original Sculpture | Etsy

Made with clay and old book cut and folded. I made the Thinker as a reflection of the contemplation of new knowledge. Velcro is at the bottom of the figure. The book is securely mounted on a 12" x 12" x 1.5" wooden panel (Ampersand Artist Panel.) Wall hanging. All ready; wire at the back. Signed and dated by me (bottom right). Overall dimension: Roughly 12" wide x 7" deep x 12" tall. This is an oversized pieced. Please note that if the shipping cost (including materials) turns out to…

Tutorial paper - book sculpture forms

Letter-Perfect Craft Ideas

For a house that speaks volumes, make clever and thrifty use of words.

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this is one of my favourite things i have ever made. i love old books and collect them when i can, especially old journals. this is my collection of my grandmothers journals, which chronicle her life from about age 16 til well after my father was born. i used one of her blank journals for this piece, which i call "memories." i filled it with my own handwriting, repeating the word "remember" over and over from beginning to end. then i cut out little circles from the pages, and sewed them back…

tutorial: printing photos on old dictionary pages. possibly the best idea i've run into on the internet.

DIY: Print photos on old dictionary pages

I first saw this idea floating around the Pinterest boards. People had printed photos onto old dictionary pages. I just happen to have a HUG...

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DIY:  Book Art - print out your favorite print on old book pages.

Book Art

You've seen book art like this before, I'm sure. I love it! Etsy had a shop featured today with tons of prints for sale that I absolutely thou…