The book is a book of poems by keats, however it is falling apart and some pages are missing. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Now i just made a hook in both ends and looped them together to close the wreath. On bliss street book page wreath tutorial on bliss street. Thats a fairly accurate descriptions of how we live in our book life. Learn to make deco mesh wreaths14 easy stepbystep wreaths, garlands and more. I love the look of them and i love the story behind them.
Ive used it for photo pages in my kitchen, book page flowers and now book page wreaths and i still have like 800 pages left. And i also realized that on these filler pages, theres no need to fold up the bottom edge to hold the folds, as the pages surrounding each page will do that job. I did not want to spend any money, so i had to create something with materials i already had. Well read wreath book page wreath deja vue designs. I love creating decor pieces out of unusual objects obviously. If you choose, this would be a good time to lightly mist them with spray paint on either or both sides and add glitter. Stand back and admire your new romantic book page wreath. Well read wreath book page wreath september 23, 20 by tammy 69 comments. This is actually a bit of a cheater project for me, as i bought the book page wreath from a friend of mine at her christmas craft sale. Book pages i used an old book i had, but you could thrift one if you are sentimental about your books.
Tie a bow at the top of the ribbon and hang your beautiful wreath. How to make a book page wreath, and more book art ideas. A step by step tutorial of how to make a wreath from old book pages. Christmas decorating christmas wreath old book pages duration. Continue gluing the pages around the base to create your first layer of the wreath. I first saw the tutorial that i based my wreath on at corner house. This beautiful book wreath is a great way to decorate your reading nook or library.
I just think its such a creative use of materials, and a stunning result to boot. I am back with another post in our a homemade christmas series. Cheap decorating ideas, diy projects january 2, 2017. Id like to share with you how easy and inexpensive it is to make this bookpage wreath. How to make a book page wreath, and a few more book art projects im wanting to try this holiday season. How to make a rolled bookpage wreath i cant remember when i first saw an example of this kind of wreath, but i do know ive been wanting to make one ever since. Book pages wreaths revisited ajs trash2treasure blog. It was just a starting point and i think i did move one along the way. For this craft, we chose the handy arrow tr400ws glue gun kit, which allowed for easy access to glue sticks and glue gun from the handy kit workstation for this glueintensive project.
Diy old books old book crafts book page crafts recycled books book page art book art old book pages how to make wreaths crafts to make. Book page wreath love book art book page wreath paint the edges with tea before you start to add stunning extra detail a book page wreath. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. But if youre perfectly happy with repurposing old books, this post is for you. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading learn to make deco mesh wreaths.
Love all the different stuff bloggers are doing with old book pages these days. It was super exciting and i was honored to help her with the book launch party. Im sure you have all seen the book page wreath phenomenon that has been blowing up the blogosphere, but i decided to jump in on the action. Thats when i decided i would create an easy diy book wreath with a custom sign i created years ago.
My mom gave it to me when i told her i wanted to put book pages on the floor of our classroom. I threaded ribbon through the grapevine on the back of the wreath and then wrapped it loosely around the wreath to tie a simple bow in front. I took a short blogging break last week, but now im back now and i am ready for a new year and lots of diys. For the uglies of this project, i used floral wire between the wreath wire and the cup hook in the wall to hang the old book wreath. Book page wreath i had decided that this fall i wanted to do some projects with book page leaves. X 2 then, crumble them around a pen or a marker to give it the ruffled look. I wanted to reshare it because i thought it may have gotten lost in the mix of over 600 posts ive published and i thought it was a fun book page craft. Diy vintage book page wreath as i stated in yesterdays post, i have been very busy on our halloween decor, so here i am again to share with you all a few more diy projects. Learn to make deco mesh wreaths kindle edition by arts. I scooped up some old books in the free box at my local library, and straw wreath forms at a local garage sale. Its been a fun two weeks of just enjoying some time with the kiddos and the hubby and taking it. They were actually easy to make once i nailed down the detailswhich was nice since i.
This video demonstrates how to make a wreath with the pages torn from an old book. Check out our book page wreath selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our wreaths shops. Get super discounted makeup, nail polish, clothes, shoes etc. Burlap wired ribbon about 4 feet glue gun optional note. Make this rustic old book page wreath with adorable red button accents as a fun addition to your front door for any season of the year. Homemade vintage music book page wreath the frugal. My version of the book page wreath satori design for living. Im an avid reader and a lover of rustic chic diy so theres something about old book pages that just tugs at my heart. I chose to mist each page with gold on one side and silver on the other. It seems to have started with the ones with pages rolled into cone shapes and. This past summer, my friend melissa deming of hive resources launched the paperback version of her book, daughters of the king.
I used a foam board instead of a wreath as my foundation. Perhaps its crying out to be read, to be used as a coaster or doorstop, to be donated to a local charity, to be made into a wreath, etc. I promised i would share my choose to shine book page wreath tut during yesterdays post. Ive been looking for the perfect book page wreath to make because i have a damaged antique book with beautiful gold leafed pages. My mother says that my daughter and i devour books. Learn how to make your own beautiful book page wreath, plus get the details for 14 other diy christmas wreaths. When the last harry potter book came out, i reserved a copy, so that i could get it right away. In developing the party theme of vintage books, burlap and lace, i made this book page.
All you have to do is make ordinary easter eggs and cut up small sections of a bookpage and glue one section to each egg. These are really stiff rods, so it takes some muscle to bend, but the wreath is very sturdy. The first step is to cut up the pages of your book into squares. I live a busy life but i try to post at least one or two videos per week. You only need a few items, and you can make your wreath as large or as small as youd like. How to make a book page wreath, and a few more book art projects im wanting to try. Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a recycled wreath in under 60 minutes by papercrafting with fabric, hot glue, and book. Tear out pages from your book as cleanly as possible and lay them out flat. This book page magnolia wreath, is perfect for your farmhouse.
Check out our book page crafts selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. When i very first started this book page paper wreath i didnt love it, so my passion for finishing it, quickly vanished. Her diy designs are bold and graphic, while her spirit is fun and full of color. How to make a book page paper wreath the crafty blog stalker.
I never got around to decorating my mantel for halloween, so im hoping to come up with a fabulous fall mantel to make up for it. I recently came across this wreath and decided it was time to complete it and im so glad that i did. It is time consuming, but so worth it, so you may want to. I like that it is flat, but i could have used a smaller one and it would have worked well. This recycled book page wreath tutorial was an oldie but goodie trash to treasure idea.
This is one of the things that looks intriguing from a distance and looks stunning from up close. Next, remove the inner circle of the mason jar lid, you only need the outer ring. Harry potter book wreath book wreath harry potter book page wreath flower book wreath. So, i tore the page in half, folded it any which way, placed glue on the bottom, and then stuck it into the wreath where it was needed. I thought about adding a sign, but i wanted something a little different. Since she doesnt have a blog, i will give you a quick run down on how they are made and show you the changes that i made to mine so i didnt have to pack it away with my christmas decorations. The wreath is so lushes and thick it was the quickest way to hang it. Since many of the book pages have black and white pictures on them the variegation in. Made with a cardboard frame and pages from a book, this diy wreath is so simple to make, yet gives any room in your home a stunning accent piece that everyone will love. I am a lover of old books and words printed on almost anything so it was a given that i would fall in love with this book page wreath when i saw it on the internet. Just like our recent dollar store hack on how to make wreath with a laundry basket, in this tutorial, the stock pot frees us from having to use wreath forms.
This diy book page wreath is a great accent to any room, and you can repurpose a discarded book. I tore out about 50 pages from the book and made sure they were ones that had equally spaced texted on either side basically i didnt want a big chapter title or large dark font showing up on my wreath. I think its an accurate assumption that most homes in america have at least one book they dont need collecting dust somewhere. The possibilities for how to use this book page wreath are endless.
Check out this entire playlist of wreaths i have made. Book page wreaths have been all the rage for awhile around blogland. How to make a book page wreath the shabby creek cottage. Another idea would be to use old sheet music or use one with whitewhite pages for a snow themed vintage book wreath. Wrap it around something round to form the ring, then bend the tips into the shape you see in the photo above. All you need is a book or several, if youre using skinny paperbacks, a stapler, a foam board or wreath, and a. Last year i made a rather large book page wreath to hang over our mantel. Today we are making a grape vine wreath from old books, with the aid of a large stock pot. Learn to make deco mesh wreaths kindle edition by arts, leisure. There are several book page wreaths out there for inspiration. It saddens me a tad to rip old books apart, but the end results just make you love the written word on a whole new level. I am a little late to the book page wreath bandwagon but it is so worth it to be late than not at all. Book page wreath tutorial how to make a book page wreath.
Everybody has already posted how to make a book page wreath all over blogworld, but im in a creative slump, so i thought id just do something anything just to get my juices flowing again. Ive been eyeing these great book page wreaths for a while now, and finally got around to making my own last weekend. Especially when the end product turns out better than expected. Scrunched book paper wreath wreaths jessica joaquin.
All you need is a book or several, if youre using skinny paperbacks, a stapler, a foam board or wreath, and a glue gun. You could also use this technique to create a wreath using magazine pages, comic book pages, or even tissue paper or construction paper. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. I hope you have been catching all of the other posts in this series if not check them out at the bottom of this post. Today i am going to share the tutorial of how to make this simple wreath from an old book.112 109 411 334 135 75 1213 43 822 891 1511 46 1264 1178 697 488 1129 602 1412 623 903 834 204 641 467 467 53 182 670 1201 101 765 803 453 1288 1142 408 104