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13 Things to Make with Book Pages {crafting}


Book pages are such a fun crafting material that are cheap and easy to use!  You’ll be blown away with these things to make with paper that are perfect if you’re wondering what to do with an old book page.

The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 105 pictured tutorials with free patterns for things to make out of book pages!  So be sure to search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

Book Page Crafts

How to Create Wallpaper from Book Pages

1.  How to Create Wallpaper from Book Pages {wallpaper} ~ Using pages from vintage books and a spray adhesive, you can create a beautiful and affordable accent wall in any room. Click the link to view the tutorial!

Book Page Roses
2.  Book Page Roses {Papercraft}These book page roses make a beautiful accent for gift wrap or a beautiful addition to your papercraft. So simple and easy to make, you will want to add these to all your projects.

Book Page Flowers

3.  Book Page Flowers {tutorial} ~ These whimsical flowers are adorable!  The added vintage button is perfect for adding a punch of color.  You can put them in a vase or wrap them on a package.

Decoupaged Filing Cabinet
4.  DIY Book Page Filing CabinetTake your ugly, old filing cabinet and turn it into something fabulous with some book pages and diy elbow grease!  This cabinet is perfect for your home office, or even a bedside table! It’s definitely too cute to be thrown in the garage, where most filing cabinets go!

Things To Make With Paper

Book Page Wreath

5.  Book Page Wreath ~ I adore this faux rosewood book page wreath!  There are endless options with these flowers.  They would look so adorable strung in a garland.   How about a beautiful addition to a wrapped present!

Book Page Garland
6.  How to Decorate with Book Pages {stationary} ~ This post goes way beyond the book page wreath! Come see all the ways you can decorate your home with book pages.

Things to Make with Book Pages

7.  Book Page Chandelier ~ Create a beautiful chandelier from old book pages and a circle punch.  It diffuses the bright overhead light nicely without making the room feel dark or shadowed.

Book Page Pinwheel Banner

8.  Vintage Book Page Pinwheel Banner {tutorial} ~ This vintage pinwheel banner is perfect for party decor or photo ops!  You can create the pinwheels by simply fan folding the book pages.

DIY Book Page Fabric
9.  DIY Book Page Fabric ~ Turn vintage book pages into sturdy fabric just by adding a layer of silicone.  The silicone makes the pages durable, waterproof and flexible.  Some fun things to make with the fabric are tiny envelopes, a mouse pad, and notebook.
Book Page Necklace
10.  Book Page Necklace {tutorial} ~ Look at this gorgeous necklace with pearls and burnt book pages!  The multi layers give the necklace fabulous dimension.  No templates are necessary because a quarter was traced for the book page circles.

What To Do With Book Pages

What to do with Book Pages

11.  Book Page Pumpkin Tutorial  ~ Make a set of these adorable book page pumpkins in various sizes and colors to use as your table decoration for your fall/Halloween parties. This is a great way to repurpose old books you have making this craft virtually free to make.

Book Page Gift Wrap
12.  Book Page Holiday Crafts ~ Using book pages gives your decor a whole new dimension.   Make flowers for garland, let the kids make a paper chain, wrap gifts, make envelopes and more.

Spring Daffodils

13.  Book Page Daffodils – These adorable book page daffodils would be a fun craft to welcome Spring.  Only minimal supplies are needed to make these pretties.  Just book pages, tape, straws and a hot glue gun.

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If you love these DIY crafts – then you’ll find HUNDREDS more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie DIY Decorating site!

Thanks Ladies. I just adore these tutorials! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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  1. These were all wonderful ideas for using old book pages! The way the chandelier diffused the light was beautiful and the wreath was truly impressive. Thanks for sharing these ideas!

  2. Wow, what a great collection of projects for book pages!! Thank you so much for sharing! Especially the amazing one that is draped over the hutch!

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