Suppose you finish a book while traveling. just cut the pages to a pear or pumpkin shape and take it home to finish the project-- assuming you have some scissors. if not, you can fold pages for a Christmas tree.
62 Ways to Make Something New Out of Something Old
Extend the shelf life of secondhand books. "I'm crazy for the patterns on these covers," says CL contributing editor Cathe Holden of the condensed books Reader's Digest books. Here's how Holden transforms the tomes into stealthy storage boxes.
2 yards of felt 1 yard of patterned fabric (I suggest a polka dot-type pattern so it looks like suction cups) 1 piece black felt & 1 piece white felt matching thread pins stuffing big sheets of paper to draw pattern on