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How to Repurpose an Old Book into a Vintage Journal
Art From Old Books
The painter-turned-sculptor TED Talk: Old books reborn as art takes outdated reference materials such as textbooks and encyclopedias, seals them with varnish, then carves away at their pages with an X-Acto knife. This explores how wealth and exploration influenced the way people learned history. Image courtesy of the artist and Packer Schopf. All to create a sculpture the shape and size of a door. Image courtesy of the artist and Saltworks.
This crafty, layered piece looks cute in an entryway, and allows you to display the covers of pretty reads, not just the spines. Prop your vacation snaps on weathered page-turners for a photo display that's a bit more homey than your typical gallery wall. Clear the cord clutter by hiding your phone charger in a stack of colorful books you already know how good they look on your nightstand. For the gal who's never caught without a novel in tow, this handy clutch can hold and hide her on-the-go essentials. Create a chic space for stashing your bangles and baubles by hollowing out the stack of pages.
Many old books simply get thrown out—even by libraries. Artists have found a better second life for unwanted books. Jonathan Callan of London — The Defrauder. Jonathan Callen uses large screws to hold the books together. Jonathan Callen — The theoretical assumptions of management, Cara Barer of Houston, Texas.
Are there any creative projects I can do with old books? If you don't like to make birds in your art, feel free to choose a subject of your choice.
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Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. Pennsylvania-based artist Jodi Harvey-Brown alters old books and gives them a second life by making beautiful sculptures out of their pages. It all started when Jodi was unable to resist a box of used books at a second-hand shop. After folding the pages of one crushed book into a sculpture, she was hooked.