DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running upwards of $40 or more. Some are crafted of paper and other of real wood shavings. Last year I made a few rolled flower gift toppers from recycled book Continue reading

                  
Recycled Book Page Sphere Ornament {No.11}

Recycled Book Page Sphere Ornament {No.11}

Materials Needed:Cardstock Book Pages or Scrapbooking Paper Ribbon Embellishments {glitter & bell} Begin by cutting a circle template from a piece of card stock. {I simply traced around a 2 1/2 inch diameter jar lid} Using the template, cut out 8 circles from a sheet of cardstock and 8 Continue reading

                  
Recycled Book Page Flower Ornament {No.3}

Recycled Book Page Flower Ornament {No.3}

Recycled Book Page Flower Ornament {Ornament Number Three}Materials Needed:Clean Metal Jar Lid Book Pages or Scrapbooking Paper Ribbon Your Choice of Embellishments {Glitter/Clear Glass Vase Gem} Begin with a clean metal jar lid. {The lid I used measured 2 1/2 inches in diameter however any Continue reading

                  
Recycled Book Page Bird Ornament {No.2}

Recycled Book Page Bird Ornament {No.2}

Recycled Book Page Bird Ornament {Ornament Number Two} Materials Needed: Book Pages or Scrapbook Paper Small Stick Twine or Ribbon Your Choice of Embellishments {Tim Holtz Ink/Glitter} Begin by printing out the bird template found {here}. I did not make a template for the wing; however it Continue reading

                  
Accordion Fold Book Page Ornament {No.1}

Accordion Fold Book Page Ornament {No.1}

Accordion Fold Book Page Ornament {Ornament Number One}Materials Needed:Card Stock Book Pages or Scrapbooking Paper Ribbon Your Choice of Embellishments Laying a sheet of cardstock horizontal, cut two 2 inch strips and fold each strip 'accordion' style. From recycled book pages {or Continue reading

                  
Show Your Jars Some Love ~ Book Page Heart Fillers

Show Your Jars Some Love ~ Book Page Heart Fillers

I promised myself I would use every single page of this paperback book {I'm only on page 53 if you're wondering} so here you go. More book page cuties. I know everyone has empty jars, lanterns, hurricanes, etc. to fill now that the Holidays are over so why not get a jump start for February. Continue reading

                  
A Little Birdie Once Told Me…Never Waste Pages of a Paperback Book

A Little Birdie Once Told Me…Never Waste Pages of a Paperback Book

Still finding ways to recycle the pages of this 50 cent thrift store paperback. I couldn't resist a little birdie project! I started by printing out this template. I did not make a template for the wing as I just made it up as I cut out - pretty simple shape though! Once I had my templates I Continue reading

                  
Rolled Flower Gift Toppers

Rolled Flower Gift Toppers

Here is a quick and easy way to add a little charm to your gift packages. I know a lot of bloggers have extra book pages from all the fabulous paper projects floating around. Here is a way to use some of those scraps so that nothing goes to waste! You can also make these with scrapbook Continue reading

                  
Recycle a Magazine into a Whimsical Christmas Tree

Recycle a Magazine into a Whimsical Christmas Tree

This is probably my *most favorite* project thus far for the holiday season! I thought these magazine/book trees were something new; however, they have been around for ages. I love the whimsical vintage look they have...they make my heart pitter patter! I made this particular one for my son's Continue reading