Making wreath paperback books

All you need for this remarkably cheapyetcoollooking wreath is a 10 foam wreath and a paperback book or two. After seeing lots of pictures of them all over and loving the look of them, i decided it was time to make one. How to make a book page wreath the shabby creek cottage. Trim the cardboard corners to make a circle or you can just leave it square. Two decks of playing cards and some foam board are all you need to create it. The most common wreath making book material is cotton. Take the first sheet and fold in tight to the edge of the spine. Next, i cut out a circle from a large piece of a box just two circular objects a container lid for the outside, a bowl for the inside, then cut the circles with a. Old book pages about 70 licia likes to use paperback books because the pages tear out easily and the paper is a nice weight for rolling. Christmas decorations and christmas decorating you can make yourself.

Book christmas tree reuse recyle books diy youtube. All you need is a book or several, if youre using skinny paperbacks, a stapler, a foam board or wreath, and a glue gun. Couple the creative block with the fact that i really, really wanted to make. Dont toss old books when you decide to get a kindle or a nook, you can make fun. How to make a christmas wreath watch other robeson design. How about i show you how to make my version of the same wreath for. 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. Christmas decorating christmas wreath old book pages youtube. I also love that fact that is a very cheap diy project to make. I have wanted to make a dahlia book page wreath for a while. This compilation of material from 11 books on wreath making previously published by lark gives a good overview of all aspects of this very popular craft, including wreaths.

This diy valentines day wreath couldnt be any easier or cheaper to make. Check out our book wreath selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade. How to make a dahlia book page wreath a wonderful thought. This video demonstrates how to make a wreath with the pages torn from an old book. I knew it would fit in perfect with my late summer mantel. More than 80 wreath ideas paperback june 30, 1993 by dawn cusick author. Wreath paperback wreath anniversary gift birthday gift upcycled book. Start again, this time, fold the first and subsequent pages with the edge close up to the spine again. See more ideas about book page wreath, book pages and book crafts. How to make folded paperback book christmas trees a. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Yearround wreaths, swags, and other decorations to make with seasonal branches by alethea harampolis and jill rizzo oct 7, 2014 4. Nov 21, 2014 this past summer, my friend melissa deming of hive resources launched the paperback version of her book, daughters of the king.

Keep doing this for as many pages as your book has. Corrugated cardboard about 12 inches 30 cm square ribbon 20 inches 12 meter ball ornaments 12 staple gun hot glue gun craft glue or glue stick scissors compass optional instructions. This apple made from a paperback book makes a perfect gift for teachers. You should have a narrow and thicker page that looks sort of like the tip of a man.

Optional if your wreath will be hung where the cardboard backing can be seen i. I watched a movie while i rolled the pages up one by one to make it easier when i went to put them on the wreath form. This compilation of material from 11 books on wreath making previously published. Every page of your book is transformed into a festive holiday creation. Wreath making book wreath book craft book how to make wreaths. Learn how to roll book pages into pretty rosette flowers with this tutorial.

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