Books-Recycle Ideas & Projects
I am not sure what has come over me this season but I am actually doing some Christmas decorating. Usually at the beginning of December I am going full tilt working on Christmas presents and the decorating gets kind of passed over. Plus it is always a little tricky at my house with two cats and two dogs every shinny bobble immediately becomes an irresistible temptation. So I am not getting too carried away or anything but I had so much fun with last weeks project that I decided to try it ...
This was such a fun and easy project. Which, by the way, I am very thankful for because I had been feeling a little uninspired of late. I was starting to wonder just where all of my creative spunk had gone. Anyway you may have seen this idea before I was personally inspired by this cute little pumpkin from Anthology on Main. You start with an old book. Like this one. Cut a template out of an old file folder. Trace around your template on the first page and then cute 2-3 pages at a time. Repeat
Now that Thanksgiving is over, do you have your tree up? (Me, neither. Here in Florida it's way too hot to buy a live tree this early, unless you like a pile of kindling with ornaments rolling off the branches by Christmas Eve.) But maybe you're thinking about decorating and maybe you even like theme decorating. I've always had a fantasy about an entire room decorated in a book theme for Christmas. And have I found some awesome stuff on the interwebs to share with you, fellow ...