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"Hidden Storage" Books

"Hidden Storage" Books
We have a lot of books - many of which we haven't read. We collected a lot of pretty hard cover books for the wedding (we used them with our center pieces) and they have been sitting on our open shelving for the past 10 months. I figured it was time to either do something with them...or donate them. I decided I'd make a little hidden storage with a handful of them. Here is what you'll need to make your own: hardcover books a small wooden crate//box hot glue gun exacto knife scissors [STEP 1] Using the exacto blade, start by disassembling the books. [STEP 2] Next, you'll assemble your spines. [3] Repeat the above steps with your end books - except leave either the front or back cover to hide the side of your crate. [4] Glue your "books" to the crate. [5] Now you have some "books" to add to your shelf that will serve as hidden storage! Cute & functional. Related:  mamiecelesteidees de deco

Vintage Book Travel-Tech Organizer As you may have figured out from my My Life Scoop posts, I’m a bit of a nut for tech accessories, especially pocket-sized ones. I can’t get over how awesomely small our entertainment devices are becoming; it makes traveling with them so much easier. But one issue I keep running into is how to neatly organize everything, especially the power cords and connector cables that accompany my favorite devices. Rather than spend another plane trip rummaging through my catch-all carry-on bag searching for my headphones, bumping my head on the seat in front of me every time, I decided to make a small tech-accessory organizer using elastic ribbon and an old vintage book cover. Have a DIY project you’d like to share? Read the full how-to after the jump! Materials Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. Note that you aren’t covering the entire rectangle, just one half of the inside cover. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

Edison Lamp Desk Lamp Steampunk Light Industrial par Timberson Old Books Become New Wall Storage Folders Here are some great ways to create wall storage folders out of old books bound for the dump! This is a 90% recycle/reuse project! Other than rescuing the books from the Goodwill bins and buying a small package of buttons, everything else used to construct these wall storage folders came from project leftovers. While I was at the bins, I saw lots of discarded children's books. If I had school age children, I would be making these for their rooms to store school art projects, homework and other treasures using large format children's books in good condition. Diane inspired me earlier this year with a post announcing a library class in which she was teaching purse making using old book covers. Now when I print them for later use, I just pop them into my beautiful wall folders! These are EASY and QUICK to make. Before we begin - one cautionary tale! I was amazed at just how easily pages can be removed from books! Removing pages from a bound book is even easier! Same with the back. Finished!

Steampunk Pics 'Zero Image Deluxe', pinhole camera made by LOMO. 'Rolleiflex Aurum', made in 1983. 19th century studio camera, with bellows for focusing. Victorian Lancaster Pocket Watch that also included a spy camera. How To Make A Secret Hollow Book The first step into making the hollow book is to select a book. Make sure this is a book your own, and not one belonging to the library, or your family. I suggest rummaging through books at yard/garage sales. Make sure it is a hardback; otherwise you will cut all the way through the other side when you are cutting out the insides.You'll also need: Elmer's white gluea container to hold glue solution (I've chosen a film canister)X-acto knife, and/or box cutter. Mix a solution of white glue and water. Holding the remaining pages together, brush the edges with the glue solution - enough to soak in pretty well, but not too drippy. Allow this to dry, but use a spacer so the first couple pages, and the front cover don't get stuck. When dry, open the book to the first glued page. Draw out a half-inch boarder around the edge on all four sides. Using a strait edge and knife, cut out along the inside of the line. Continue cutting down through the layers. Remember that first page we saved?

Trunk Collection La marque Restoration Hardware propose une collection de bagages et meubles dans leur boutique. En plus d’avoir un design très réussi, ces créations sont en réalité des rénovations de meubles appartenant à un ancien voyageur du nom de Tom Richards. Recycled Craft: Custom Portable Art Case I have a couple of budding artists in my house, and it seems like we have projects and materials spread all over the house. I consider this a good thing- but I still wanted to contain the supplies a bit, and in a fun way. I made this custom art suitcase out of a thrifted book. It was very inexpensive, and makes a great portable, and customizable art studio! Let’s get crafting! The first thing you will want to do is prepare your book. You can set aside the book pages for another craft project! The next step is making chipboard backing for the inside covers, and the book spine. Cut the chipboard pieces slightly smaller than the covers, and the spine. Do not glue the chipboard into place yet, we are going to wrap them in felt. Lay the chipboard over the felt, and trim- leaving enough felt around the perimeter to wrap. At each corner, notch the felt as shown. Then, use adhesive to hold the felt in place on the back side of the chipboard. The notched corners should give you a clean fold. Yep. Google+

Détournement d'objets - Une frise avec des… - Un spectacle… - Un spectacle… - Une frise avec des… - Des patères avec… Comme annoncé lorsque je vous ai présenté le rolookage des chaises de jardin, j'ai travaillé une bonne partie de la semaine dernière sur la réalisation d'une table... Il s'agissait de remplacer la table de bric et de broc ou plutôt de traiteaux, planche et "toile-cirée-cache-misèrre" qui faisait office de table de jardin "en attendant"... Mais à force d'attendre, elle s'est retrouvée bien trop haute pour les chaises en fer et "nécessité a fait loi" ! Toujours dans l'esprit récup, j'ai utilisé les palettes que j'avais amassées l'été dernier à l'occasion de l'anniversaire de mon Bibi. Je les ai poncées, sciées, lasurées, vissées... Et voilà le résultat : Vous l'aurez compris, la "chose" n'est point terminée : il manque le plateau ! La première idée est de visser un plateau en verre pour mettre en valeur l'esprit "palette"... L'acte 2 est programmé pour début juillet à mon retour en Bourgogne. Et vous, qu'en pensez-vous ? En Bourgogne, nous avons cinq chambres et très peu de rangements.

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. The 2005 winner in the adult category was the “Nest Modern Birdhouse” , which redefines green building by providing birds with recycled material for their nest. The body of the birdhouse is made with reused plywood scraps and held together with stainless steel hardware. Though the book roof is waterproof, its designer does not claim it will hold up forever.

etageres valises 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