Old Books Into Art

A new project I've started working on. As a librarian, one tends to come across LOTS of unwanted books.
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Book Page Art of Cat. Because cats and books.

If I could draw something decent, this would be cool! > just draw something on a page pf a book and cut it out, then maybe frame it on coloured paper

Use old book pages to make ornaments... wonder if I could photocopy the pages of an old "keepsake" book, (baby book?) and age the paper.

The Story on Our Main Living Room {Progress and the To-Do

Stephanie Lynn from Under The Table and Dreaming shares how to make this lovely antique looking bird ornament using recycled book pages. A great idea for Christmas gifts! Recycled Book Page Bird Or…

Gift Tags

Beautiful Ways to Repurpose Old Books

Tags are cut from old recycled books; print off or stamp designs of choice; punch hole, reinforce, thread with string, twine or yarn. Tag crafting caddy - old books punched and ready to go.

These would be so easy to make - piece of wood painted black, glue old book page on top, then trace outline of animals (or anything really) and paint.

These would be so easy to make - piece of wood painted black, glue old book page on top, then trace outline of animals (or anything really) and paint.Probably couldn't use an old book page though

Book sculpture

Mayberry’s Insects. Book sculpture by Kelly Campbell . What else could live in an old book . maybe a new art lesson.

silhouette out of book page

Items similar to Holiday Sale - Vintage Children Reverse Silhouette Collage on Dictionary Print Background on Etsy

Coiled Magazine Page Dish With Lid

Coiled Magazine Page Dish With Lid - A have a stack of old magazines and a unch of project ideas for something like this.mmmmmm i-want-to-make-this-diy-crafts-art-projects-more

In Scotland, a secret book sculptor leaves his art in libraries and public places.

Scotland's secret book sculptures - in pictures

In Scotland, a secret book sculptor leaves his art in libraries and public places. -- Emma Lister found the sculpture inspired by Alasdair Gray's Lanark at Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Library

Beautiful altered book by Lisa Vollrath

Beautiful altered book by Lisa Vollrath (Could see this as a Lake Superior/cottage remembrance book)

Top 10 Creative Ideas to Repurpose Old Books

Creative & Crafty Ideas for Reusing Old, Vintage Books

Top 10 Creative Ideas to Repurpose Old Books (includes floating book shelf, which I love)

Bookish Bird Houses

Wild Wings Literary Lodgings

Wild Wings Literary Lodgings : Pinch Gallery, Northampton MA - bird houses from books

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