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9 Ways to Turn Old Musty Books Into Something Cool » Written Wor

9 Ways to Turn Old Musty Books Into Something Cool » Written Wor
Bibliophiles and bookworms, English majors and lovers of literature: is it possible to have too many books? They accumulate so quickly! Every member of your family getting you the same three books you requested for Christmas. Seeing Don DeLillo marked half-off, knowing you dumped a half-caff latte on your copy of Underworld, and – even though only the first three pages are illegible – justifying its purchase. 15+ years of required reading lists stored in boxes in your basement, even though you can bet your bippy you will never willingly read the poetry of Robert Burns again. We are up to our waists in books, some of which we hate (really Master Burns? Scottish dialect? Update: Do to the overwhelming support (HA!) 1. It brings a whole new meaning to “audio book.” Use your old books to showcase your artistic side. Good for hiding passwords and codes, the key to your safe, and family jewels. 2. Your choice of ribbon can transform this wreath so it is suitable for every holiday – or every day!

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35 Creative Ways To Recycle Wooden Pallets From storing items, beds or coffee tables to window boxes, shoe cabinets or comfortable rockers, a wooden pallet is anything but waste timber. Since lots of companies are dependent on fiber from wood recycling, why not to try to gain all the benefits for your home? Perfect for a lounge area in the balcony or a lovely corner in the garden, wooden pallets can be combined, remodeled and fixed up in practical desks, chairs, bookcases, tables and beds. Have a look on the gallery below and you will find many ideas of pallet furniture. If you decide to do it by yourself, our advice is to use basic tools and pallets; the standard recommendations for recycled wood pallets are 24 x 24 or 30x 30 – buy it from here. Don’t miss: 20 Patios Perfect for Your Garden and 45 Delightful Outdoor Dining Area Design Ideas

Containers That Help Clean Your Home Remember when I told you about my plans to simplify and reorganize in the New Year? Well I’ve been sticking to it! Case-in-point, my newly reorganized and amazingly efficient kitchen! altered books Cut the bindings off of books found at a used book store. Find poems in the pages by the process of obliteration. Put pages in the mail and send them all around the world. Lather, rinse, repeat. This site is a chronicle of a very specific set of collaborations between the artists listed below working on the titles listed below. 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.

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