I have been a book page crazy person this past week!
This is one of the garlands I made, and I am loving it on my neutral, calm, and peaceful mantle. I suppose I should be sprucing for Easter, adding bunnies and all that, but I think Larry pretty much takes care of business being cool up there and I am not sure how a bunny would stand up to him.
I have about a bajillion old books from here and there and took a few
(Life of Pi being one-yeah I did it-I hated that book and figured this way I could actually enjoy it:)
to create this masterpiece. I tore each page into fourths and then rolled each piece into a little cone. I then punched a hole in the middle and used a plastic needle to string it on a 6 foot piece of jute.
Then I cut some small pieces of burlap and tied them throughout the garland. I like the messy, torn feel and difference of each piece. Next time, I will use some books that have more variance in color and look more weathered. This piece ended up being pretty monochromatic even though I used 3 different books.
I made two other garlands and some cool wreaths using these tutorials and I will be sharing next week.
Anyone else into book pages lately or having fun chopping up some books you didn't like? I am always looking for new book page projects and would love for you to share!
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