10 Ways To Reuse A Phone Book Ahh, there it is again on my front porch: the phone book. Talk about an antiquated business model. I haven’t used a phone book for ages. I tried to opt-out of getting a phone book, but the company wanted my e-mail to do it, which seemed like it was inviting even more hassle than simply getting rid of the phone book in the first place. So here are 10 Ways To Reuse A Phone Book: I’ll Never Ever Look At Books The Same Again After Seeing These Hidden Messages. Wow. It’s very possible that one of your battered old books contains an amazing secret called a “fore-edge painting,” which is an illustration that is hidden on the edge of the pages of the book. The technique allegedly dates back to the 1650s. You can see the painting by bending together the pages of the book, just so you can see a small piece of each page. Autumn by Robert Mudie / Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa
It's a Book! It's a Bag! For today’s DIY I’m gonna show you all how to make a book bag. Now, when I say book bag I don’t mean a bag to carry your books around in. I mean an actual book made into a rad and totally useable handbag. Sound cool? 9 Novel Ways To Reuse A Novel (Or Other Book) If you’re the type of person who could never imagine taking apart a book — removing its pages, cutting off its cover, etc. — then please stop reading now. This article is not for you. And I totally understand! Some people have such emotional attachments to books; the thought of repurposing them is simply horrific. 9 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn From These Beloved Classic Children's Books Our very favorite children's books left an irreversible impression on our childhoods and on our lives. Some of our most cherished storybook characters are so real and palpable in our memory that it feels as if we were introduced to them yesterday. Beyond being gloriously entertaining though, the very best children's books also helped us understand the world around us.
How to Recycle Magazines into Jewelry September 23rd, 2010 Email 419 users recommend Experiment with various coil sizes, and even glue coils together! Diane Gilleland Make A Book Clutch Purse Did you see this week’s Crafting with the Stars? We got third place- and we’re moving on to round 2! Yikes! My project was the book clutch…this is the post:A little vintage book… upon further review is actually a clever clutch. This upcycled clutch is sure to be a conversation starter wherever you go. BOOK RIOTHouses Made of Books Livio De Marchi is a bonkers-talented Venetian woodworker and sculptor who has created- wait for it- ENTIRE HOUSES made of hand-carved book sculptures. There’s one in Tambre D’Alpago, Italy, Germany, and Japan, and every aspect of the houses are book-themed. The chair looks like book leather and binding, and the dining “furniture” is…BOOKS. Another view of the dining room table and the “book” shelves. Of course you walk through reading glasses to get to it.
Rose Petal (Real Ones) Notebook Make a lovely Valentine's Day gift - a notebook covered with dried rose petals. What you need Plain digest sized notebook Dried Rose petals; enough to cover notebook cover Bottle of White Craft Glue or modge podge Paint brush Instructions Squeeze a dab of white glue onto the notebook cover. Spread with a paintbrush, big enough to put one petal on.