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a Mason says what?: Make It With Mason - Spell Books

halloween - spell book (altered book, cutouts, 1 ply paper towel glued on, painted black, rubbed with metallic paint) (tutorial)

DIY make a new book look like an old antique book. Gorgeous!! Wood Icing™ - book - project - stencil

Although this post is sponsored by Wood Icing™, the idea and comments are my own. Yes, I am clearly like a kid in a candy store with Wood Icing™ products!

Awesome recycled book spine page markers paint stir sticks lamp shade (projects, crafts, DIY, do it yourself, interior design, home decor, fun, creative, uses, use, ideas, inspiration, 3R's, reduce, reuse, recycle, used, upcycle, repurpose, handmade, homemade, retro, vintage, antique, books)

25 Different Ways To Make and Create Your Own BookMarks

Bookmarks made from old book spines. Except, I'd never destroy a book for its spine. I suppose I could just create bookmarks themed as old book spines.

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How to Antique Paper

Antiquing Paper Tutorial - Want to mix the methods to see if I can achieve my "own" aged paper look

18 Incredibly Creative Shelves For Book Lovers

19 Ways To Turn Your Garden Into A Fairy Tale With Rocks And Stones

DIY old door turned into shelf, such an excellent idea. I love leaning book shelves and old panel doors!

paint over old book pages with water color


I do this for my art journal/altered book pages! paint over old book pages with water color

DIY:  How to Give New Life to Salvaged Books - these found books were given new life with paint and antiquing products and now look like French treasures - Redoux Interiors

Turn Trashy Books Into Treasured Items

Upcycled Trashed Books to Look Like Antique Treasures - Turn an old book into a Antique Treasure by just using CeCe Caldwell's paints and natural metallic…

DIY Upcycled Book Page Rosettes - great tutorial with step photos showing how to turn pages of old books and paperbacks into paper roses with gold edges. Great craft for wreaths or gift wrap embellishments!

Upcycled Book Page Rosettes!

Upcycled Book Page Rosettes. I made these in bulk not too long ago. They might tie in with the burlap lace look, maybe too antique looking though

From French Country Cottage: Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Coco, then layered another coat of paint on it again with Coco mixed with right off the hardware store shelf White.  Interior Country Grey.  Not waxed or stained.

Painted Library Cupboard - I love old vintage linen cupboards and china cabinets especially when they are painted. Ones with tall and stately lines.

How to distress glass bottles to make them look old and antique.. A great creepy look for halloween

How to Distress Glass Bottles

How to Make New Sheet Music Look Old! Can use this tutorial for book pages, sheet music, old maps, etc. For all of those fun paper #Crafts!

How to Make New Sheet Music Look Old

Ella Claire: How to Make New Sheet Music Look Old! Can use this tutorial for book pages, sheet music, old maps, etc. For all of those fun paper

Photo Frame  I love this picture frame, even if it does cut straight through the cover and into the pages of the book. Just be sure to use something that isn't a priceless antique!   Read more at The Red ChaiR Blog

Vintage Book Crafts

Old Book Photo Frame- Finding an attractive, but not priceless book. The book cover is the largest opening, & they get smaller on the book pages. Mark the lines to cut with a really sharp craft knife,.