Recycled Book Crafts

How to recycle those old books w/o adding to the landfill.
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This didn't have instructions but I'm thinking wooden frame + world atlas + modpodge = frame? Kind of cute.

Handmade map coasters made with Mod Podge @modpodgerocks @Amy: Mod Podge Rocks

Some mod podge and an old globe make an interesting decoration for the classroom library.


Paper bowls using book pages. She does some stunning work!

When you're making cake or cupcake toppers, use book pages to give them a unique look.

Make garlands out of book pages to use in parties or weddings. Here's a tutorial for how to make a paper garland. Source: Etsy user lillesyster -

How to make a perfect book page bow -

Bookfolding hedgehog

20 Ways to Reuse Old Books...There’s something special about old books, isn’t there? They have a certain feel to them, a certain smell. If you have some old books in your stash that aren’t readable anymore, you don’t have to relegate them to the recycle bin. Try some of these book crafts instead!

Ghosts emerge from old books.... how about using a scary Steven King book? #Halloween.

A tree made from pages shaped like ribbons created for Macintosh Books, Sanibel, Fla.


paper book feathers.


Book Crafts - Wallflowers {Paper Decoration}

Book Page Folding Tutorial - Pandora's Craft Box

gift wrap

shabby/rustic/barnwood/monogram greatness. old book pages, a great frame, and a little paint make the perfect addition to any space. also a great gift idea!

Smash Book - Great explanation of and good instructions for your Smashbook. Ideas for traveling with your SB as well.

What you can do with old books


DIY Vintage Style Heart Tags ~ Stamp or buy patterned paper and cut into heart shapes, Punch holes at the top and add satin ribbons for beautiful heritage romance page |

Burlap Book Page Pumpkins

Paper Tales by David Stark Design, created exclusively for Bergdorf Goodman