35 Awesome DIY Ideas and Tutorials to Reuse Old Books

6 Storybook Paper Roses

Storybook Paper Roses6. Storybook Paper Roses: You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight! Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richards wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses (via 100 Layer Cake)

7 Book Beads

Book Beads7. Book Beads: I haven’t added any text instructions, because I think the photos are clear enough. All that’s left to do know is make a whole heap of these, in different shapes (but always symmetrical shapes!) and sizes, and stringing them up. This uses the same binding method used to make children’s board-books…the only difference is that (via the smallest forest)

8 Book Paper Envelope

Book Paper Envelope8. Book Paper Envelope: …and much like the mailman despite heat waves and early dismissals and the end of school by golly paper crafts you’ll have! So lets say your stuck on a desert island and didn’t bring anything to give that gift card in. I am sure you brought a book to read so lets use it! Trim your sides, center and fold! What could be easier? If your lucky you might have brought along a little seam binding and a stamp or maybe you can grind down some roots to make ink. Keep folding! I have a new stash of seam binding!… (via My Life Under the Bus)

9 Book Pages Pencil Cups

Book Pages Pencil Cups9. Book Pages Pencil Cups (via the 3 R’s blog)

10 Old Book Tree

Old Book Tree10. Old Book Tree (via JOYWORKS)

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