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Vintage Dictionary Junk Journal

Cute little hedgehog : Made from an old book. Last week, my grandmother showed me this. I love the simplicity and the fact that it looks so cute!

10 Lovely Crafts to Make With Vintage Books

Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. Pennsylvania-based artist Jodi Harvey-Brown alters old books and gives them a second life by making beautiful sculptures out of their pages. It all started when Jodi was unable to resist a box of used books at a second-hand shop. After folding the pages of one crushed book into a sculpture, she was hooked. Characters, that we care so much for, should come out of the pages to show us their stories.

This crafty, layered piece looks cute in an entryway, and allows you to display the covers of pretty reads, not just the spines. Prop your vacation snaps on weathered page-turners for a photo display that's a bit more homey than your typical gallery wall. Clear the cord clutter by hiding your phone charger in a stack of colorful books you already know how good they look on your nightstand. For the gal who's never caught without a novel in tow, this handy clutch can hold and hide her on-the-go essentials. Create a chic space for stashing your bangles and baubles by hollowing out the stack of pages.

DIY Crafts Ideas to Repurpose Old Books

Here's a fun project to give a new life to an old book! Great for rainy days, crafting with children, and people who think they don't have an artistic bone in their body. If you have a unique, good condition or sentimental book, you can always make copies of the pages and cut those up instead.

The painter-turned-sculptor TED Talk: Old books reborn as art takes outdated reference materials such as textbooks and encyclopedias, seals them with varnish, then carves away at their pages with an X-Acto knife. This explores how wealth and exploration influenced the way people learned history. Image courtesy of the artist and Packer Schopf. All to create a sculpture the shape and size of a door. Image courtesy of the artist and Saltworks.

Many old books simply get thrown out容ven by libraries. Artists have found a better second life for unwanted books. Jonathan Callan of London The Defrauder. Jonathan Callen uses large screws to hold the books together. Jonathan Callen The theoretical assumptions of management, Cara Barer of Houston, Texas. Psigologica biologica , by Barbara Wildenboer barbarawildenboer.

Old books are magical, not to mention they look absolutely fantastic in a rustic home decor scenario! Collecting classic literature has always been a favorite pastime. If you crave the tattered, loved, barely-bound spine to their fragmented pages that smell of decaying cedar, we know this project is for you. There are many beautiful furniture pieces you can make by up-cycling. Check out these lovely pieces of old books art and decor. Turn an old book into a clutch. In just a few simple steps you can have your books with you, wherever you go!

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  1. How to Make Upcycled Art With Old Books: Here's a fun project to give a new life to an old book! Great for rainy days, crafting with children, and people who think.

  2. Are there any creative projects I can do with old books? If you don't like to make birds in your art, feel free to choose a subject of your choice.

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