Mar 4, 2011

Crafts Made from Books 2 - other people's projects

As promised here is a round up of things I have come across recently on the web. These are projects using books or magazines to make art and craft.

Isaac Salazar makes book sculptures that spell words.

Faux Rosewood Wreath by Stephanie Lynn at Under the Table and Dreaming. (via Craftgawker)

Cara Barer has done some amazing book sculptures using interesting shapes and forms. (Via Bringing Design Home via Craftgawker)

David Beube made these sculptures from the white and yellow pages phone directories. 

Desiree from Cozihome has made a Kindle case from an old book. (via Craftgawker)

Awesome book sculptures here...

and more awesome book sculptures here.

Paper beads by Part Time Domestic Goddess at Our Bower. (via Craftgawker.)

Here's a video about making a handbag out of an old book.

Instructables was also full of good ideas:

Like this invisible book shelf made from books...
and table legs made from old books...
and art pieces made from old book pages.

Hope you're feeling inspired. 
Go raid your Library's discard shelf.


  1. The book sculpture is amazing! I'm a new follower from Crazed Fan Weekend Blog hop.

  2. This is so cool!! Stopping in from Crazed Fan : ) Followed & Liked on FB.

  3. Very neat! I’m a new follower Happy Saturday!! I would love for you to stop and take a look at my blog as well! Thanks!

  4. oh wow, I love those book sculptures


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