Recycled Book Cloc...

Supplies A book (thin and large enough for clock hands) A clock set with mechanism/hands/battery spray paint (optional) Step 1: Find the Center of the Cover *Mark the center of your book by going corner to corner with a straight edge. If the cover of your book has a design that would look...

Hidden Book Cubby

Materials Needed: Wooden Box missing one side 11 books Glue Utility Knife Instructions: The first step is to cut the spine off of the books using the utility knife. The second step is to glue the back of the spines on one side of the wooden box. Make sure the top of the box is open. The...

Mad Hatter Hat Pic...

Materials Needed: Hat Flexible Cardboard Dark Blue Cloth Sewing Kit Glue Buttons Mad Hatter Hat Instructions: Glue the dark blue cloth to the flexible cardboard. Then glue the cardboard around the base of the hat. Glue the contents of the sewing kit to the hat along with any other things...

Terrarium

You will need: Glass jar of any size Small stones Potting Soil Plants of your choice* Scissors Water Decorative rocks and figurines How to: Wash the glass container in hot, soapy water. Rinse and dry completely. Create of stones on the bottom of the jar. Spoon in a layer of potting soil....

Recycled Book Rolo...

Materials Needed: Hard Cover Book Hot Glue Gun Other decorations of your choice Directions: Take one hard cover book and fold each individual book page in half. The end of the pages should now be touching the spine. All pages need to be folded in one direction. Now take any decorations...

Up-cycled Book She...

Materials Used: 2 or 3 Large but lightweight hardback books 2 to 4 2 ½ in L-Brackets for mounting Paint (optional) Glue (Tacky, Wood, or Hot Glue) White School Glue Drill Small Drill bit Screw Driving Attachment Protective Eyewear, etc… Instructions: Select 2 or 3 large, but lightweight...

Photo Frame Art

Materials Needed: Photo Frame Torn poem from a book or printed poem Piece of construction paper Decorating Wire of the color you wish to use Tape Scissors Directions: Step One: Find a poem you would like to tape to the construction paper. Print it out and tape in the middle of construction...

Angel Book Craft

Materials Needed: Book or Church Hymnal 2 in. foam or wooden ball 6 in. doily with a hole in the middle Yarn or anything for doll hair Skin colored tights Hot glue gun Instructions: Fold the first twenty pages from the bottom corner up toward the cover of the book. Each page should be...

Book Tree

Materials Needed: Hardback and Paperback Books Strand of Lights Star or Other Tree Topper Ornaments (Optional) Garland (Optional) Instructions: Stack books in a circle starting larger at the base and getting smaller as the tree gets taller. When the tree shape is formed, add a strand of...

Harvest Center Pie...

You will need: Clean spaghetti jar Twigs Pebbles Jute, raffia, or hay string Old paper or brown sacks Old book pages Instructions: Fill up clean spaghetti jar with pebbles Place twigs in spaghetti jar Wrap jute/raffia/hay string around mouth of jar; tie in bow Write messages on old paper or...


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