What can you create with an old retired book?

My favorite idea is this one: turn the spine into a bookmark! But I am biased — I collect bookmarks, lol. 😛

In fact, it looks like the creative woman who made these bookmarks also made somewhat of an Etsy business selling graphics from old books. She has since closed her shop, but you can still get quite a few FREE graphics from her site, by clicking on the pics below:

Do you have some old retired books that you want to use in a unique way?
Try googling “old books crafts” and hit the “images” tab… you’ll see plenty of ideas, like these:

More ideas using old retired books:
Saved By Love Creations (50+ ideas!)
Organic Authority (20+ ways)
“Transform Old Books…”
“14 Awesome Ways to Reuse Old Books”
Old Book Crafts on Pinterest



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