Thursday, March 4, 2010

they're not just for reading anymore. . .

old books as art

 pages wreath from Living with Lindsay via Shift 

page wrapped bottles

mail sorter


'paged' wall from Ruche as seen on Knack

Starburst mirrors using book pages

See, I'm getting better with my credits! If I have failed to credit your photo, please let me know. . .

13 comments:

The Zhush said...

Love those mirrors.
xx

cityfarmer said...

mornin sunshine ...

this made my heart beat faster ... I've been doing the "bottle art" for quite some time ... love them and they sell well ...
there are so many old books in this house ...need to open them up and start "readn"


let's chat

cityfarmer said...

p.s. I'd like to feature you on my side bar ... how long have you been blogging ...
I have a savvcityfarmer blog of the month feature ...

shi(f)t said...

fantastic post:) those mirrors are so fun!

Kathysue said...

I love the first picture, what a clever way to use old books. Very unusual. Kathysue

Casa Bella said...

I've used books for decoration before, but never as mail sorters! What an idea. Lovely post!

my favorite and my best said...

love the wreath!!

La Dolfina said...

This is all so unique and fun! Wherever did you find such images... they are fantastic!!
Great post.

bluehydrangea said...

Loving all these pictures!! People are so stinking creative!!

Kate @ {wit + delight } said...

great post! i love those little apothecary bottles.

Full House said...

Ah thanks for the link.

So fun to find your blog....it's brightened my weekend.

xx - Christina

Charlotta Ward said...

Though I feel a bit protective towards the written word and books in general, I love these ideas.

Nice inspiration.

xxCharlotta

Dandelion and Grey said...

I really love decorating with books! I recently hung a bunch of vintage book pages from my dining room chandelier.. it may sound crazy but it really looked lovely!! xo