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DIY Ideas - Creative Book Recycling

DIY Ideas - Creative Book Recycling
Posted by on onsdag, mars 21, 2012 · 3 Comments Although a lot of us have welcome digitalized reading, most of us still have mixed feelings about hacking books. They way I see it, hacking books and renewing their raison d’être in our homes is a way to pay thankful tribute to their legacy as bearers of culture, knowledge and amazing experiences. I’ve gathered 10 awesome book hack ideas below (most of which have links to D.I.Y tutorials), hope they’ll get your hacker juices flowing – Enjoy! Framed Book Art Book Planters Pics (left) via here – Pics (right) from ApartmentTherapy DIY Book Planter TUTORIAL, HERE! D.I.Y Book Jewelry box by Sincerely Kinsey – DIY TUTORIAL, HERE! Book Mobile Via here DIY Book Book Shelves tutorial from – HERE! Book Origami Art Artful book reuse by Isaac Salazar, via here D.I.Y Book Jewelry Display from Sincerely Kinsey – DIY TUTORIAL, HERE! Punched & framed… Art made using a heart punch and a recycled copy of Pride & Prejudice, via here Tags

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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. DIY avec des fermetures Eclair DIY : 16 Creative Ways to Reuse your Zippers 16 idées et bricolages DIY à faire avec des fermetures Eclair. Des zips à enrouler, à fermer et à coudre, créer des accessoires, des tee-shirts, des bijoux et un abat-jour étonnant ! Woolly Fabulous Je suis restée bouche bée devant les créations de Odile Gova, Woolly Fabulous sur FlickR , en fermetures à glissière ou fermetures Eclair. 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:

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. 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. DIY Confetti Bowl Last weekend I made this DIY project with the boys, it's really easy to make and I can assure that you're gonna have fun! You'll need: confetti, one balloon, Mod Podge, a sponge and a small vase. Inflate your balloon, then insert it on to the vase so it's sturdier to work with. Add Mod Podge to the top half of the balloon with a sponge, then sprinkle confetti all over, you can remove your balloon from the vase and hold it to add the confetti on the sides.

Birdhouse With Book Roof Modernseed, the baby store run by two modernist moms (and savvy businesswomen) offers “All Things Modern for the Mini,” both online and on-site at their storefront in Oakland, CA. There is much to see at Modernseed, including furniture, bedding, clothing, and toys for budding style mavens and miniature modern designers. One feature of the company you might not notice if you are merely shopping is the Modernseed Birdhouse Design Competition, which has just completed its second year. The design competition has two categories: kids and adults.

9 Cool Things To Do With Old Books 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.

Vintage Book Vase I love turning thrift store finds into unexpected items, and that is exactly what happened in the case of this DIY Book Vase. I simply took a cast off vintage book and added a bottle to the inside for an easy DIY with great home decor results. Now, flowers can be displayed in style throughout my home. The best part of this project is it won't cost you much to make; my book and bottle were less than a dollar at the local thrift store. Want a book vase of your very own? Grab a book and lets get started!

Diy Book Upcycles by Nicole Gillette Nicole Gillette's image for: "Diy Book Upcycles" Caption: Music box made from book pages Location: Image by: Nicole L. Collage: Explore Creative Collaging Art, Assemblage, Photomontage Arts & Crafts : Explore Creative Collage Art See also: Instructional Collage Projects Mixing art and imagination! Collage and assemblage art are compositions of various elements (such as paper, wood, fabric, feathers, leaves, and other found objects) pasted down with an adhesive glue or paint.