Inspiration: Ideas for recycling vintage book pages

I love the idea of recycling old/vintage paper and pages from books. This totally gave me an idea to re-cover a cute box I have “hidden” in a cupboard right now. I think I could use some vintage book pages to make it a pretty & decorative addition to my home desk area. Maybe an idea for a future post of my own. Cheers & Happy Upcycle Friday! –jody

Karboojeh Handmade

See this Anthropologie painting? It’s to blame for my vintage-paper-crafts-craze lately. I pinned it on Pinterest some time ago, hoping that with time I will build up the creative force to go in this direction.

I’m the kind of gal who likes to sleep on things. I started to arbitrarily collect photos and tutorials from around the net with ideas of how to recycle vintage/old paper. I noticed you can do a lot of things with pages from old books: Decoupage, handmade tags, envelopes, scrap-booking, garlands, and so many other ideas.

In a previous post, I spoke about “Recycling, upcycling vintage books”. It was about sketching illustrations while using vintage paper as your canvas.

Here are a few ways to re-use an old book in so many other different ways…

Envelopes look so chic when they are obviously from some old book.

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About Jody Thompson

I'm going to blog about my many shopping escapades. Whether it is a used book store, a thrift shop or a consignment shop-- I'm here to tell all about my experiences. When I find great stuff-- I'll let you know. I'm sending good karma to all the thrifty shoppers out there!
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