Crafts Made With Hardback Books

Does anyone know how to make crafts such as a purse or storage container from old hardcover book?. I saw someone make a purse from one on a craft show once and I also saw a hollowed out book made into a storage box.

clemson1

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September 12, 20050 found this helpful

Hi Clemson1- I'm sending you a link to HGTV's website. Caitlin Phillips made hardcover book purses on the Carol Duval show. I'm hoping someone will have info for you on using books for storage boxes, I've never seen that. Good luck!

http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/cr_accesso ... cle/0,1789,HGTV_3227_3661732,00.html

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September 12, 20050 found this helpful

My sister-in-law made a cute shelf out of 2 old hardcover books. She just cut out part of one book so that it will slide over the other book. (one book is horizontal the other is vertical.

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September 18, 20050 found this helpful

I recently saw an article in the local newspaper for bookends. You take 2 books, glue them together side by side. You then take an old upside-down "T" shaped bookend and glue the two previously glued books to one side of the "T", you then glue another book on the other side of the "T" and you then have a bookend that blends in with your books on a shelf!- Sorry it's not a container!

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October 21, 20070 found this helpful

Thanks for this information about the old books made into a purse. It was just what I was looking for!

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August 12, 20080 found this helpful

how do you make a 3d book

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