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Book Decorations

I have used just one layer colour of Chalk Paint® on this oak varnished chest. I waxed it with my clear Soft Wax and then sand it. Photograph taken from the book 'Paint Transformations' where you will find full instructions and step by step information.

Do you have a book worm or writer you can gift to this holiday season? Decorative bookmarks and journal wraps make a great homemade gift idea. Plus, kids will be excited to dress up their books and journals, making reading and writing all the more fun!

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Plastic Spoon Puppets. This would be a good idea for students to retell folk/fairy tales. They could also decorate the spoons as characters from their favorite book.

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I found an easy and quick way to decorate my college dorm door! I just used an old book for the paper, but you can use all kinds of colors if you want to. (But in circles for bubbles!!)

Now, if I were talented, this would be a great way to create a visible family tree, and a table to put books on or photo albums. Ummmm, will think about this one.

16 Easy DIY Dorm Room Decor Ideas | Her Campus. A spray painted brick as a book end

Bookshelf made from vintage old doors; cut one door in half to make sides; repurpose, salvage, upcycle, recycle, diy; cottage style home decor or retail store display. For ideas and goods shop at Estate ReSale & ReDesign, Bonita Springs, FL

Have them write and decorate clothespins with the books of the Bible and then race to put them in order every week.

Another affordable paper option for wedding decor. Use vintage books or newspaper to cut out hearts. String them and hang.

Leafy centerpiece - Set leaves between paper towels and flatten them under a book for at least five days. Then brush decoupage glue on a white pumpkin. Arrange the leaves on the pumpkin's surface. Cut small slits along the edges of the leaves as you go, so they'll fit the pumpkin's contours. To finish, coat the decorated surface in decoupage glue.

Harry Potter decor--This would be fun to do when you make the paper bag text book covers in school. Rename your books after classes at Hogwarts

"Brights" Junk/Smash Journal. A thick journal containing a mix of index cards, colored paper bags, envelopes (both recycled & hand made), scraps of cardstock/decorative scrapbook papers, file folders, etc. Two book binding rings hold this journal together.

what a cute gift tag!! Or I can think of a lot of other things you could do with this idea-how about decorating an old book or picture frame...

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Ok, so what if you use amazing papers and wrap books and use them as table decor or to create 'raised' serving areas rather than 'boxes' under fabric. Maybe use as part of your wedding centerpiece for inexpensive and beautiful decor option. find books at garage sales, etc and based on size and conditions of 'pages' rather than the cover which you will be hiding...

This would be so cute to decorate for book club. I could not imagine doing this to any of my books, but with Goodwill's books--absolutely!