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Cover Old Books With Lace and Fabric

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

 

 

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It was really easy for me to put together a craft Tuesday night with an organized workshop and a clear counter to work on!

I’m really loving it, just hope I can keep it half-way clutter free.

Now I’m putting this post together Wednesday night and it is going to be short and with just the facts ma’am.

I had a wonderful day today with my two granddaughters but I’m a little bit tired right now Smile

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I have some hardback books…

 

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……and some paperback books

 

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I tore the covers from a large hardback book and 2 of the paperback books.

I then aged the outer edges and top page with Caromal Colours Toner.

 

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Lace, linens, burlap, pillowcases, etc., pulled from my fabric shelf.

(note to self……put this stuff back on the shelf….and do it neatly)

 

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I cut bits and pieces from here and there, then used Elmer’s glue to adhere them to the books.

 

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I also went through my buttons and jewelry jars for other embellishments.

That is an earring on the top right corner of the book.

 

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I wrapped a velvet ribbon around each book. I tied the two paperback books together.

I made the pretty paper flowers on the wall and shared them on an earlier post.

 

 

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I love the feminine, soft, yet colorful look of the books.

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  1. Kim Clements says:

    Love this idea! If someone doesn’t have books they are cheap at thrift stores.

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