Thursday, August 4, 2011

Vintage Books

I like vintage books but I don't read them, I rip them apart to make things!  I do like how the yellow pages look and even the smell of old books.
I made this flower orb from pages of an old dictionary:

Tags from an old catalog:

And my favorite thing to make from old books are paper beads.  These are from an old catalog:

These are from an old dictionary:

Here are a few of the books I like to collect:

Uncle Wiggily books, these from the shop of Corr Nucopia (click on photo to get to her shop!)

And here is a book I'd like to add to my collection!
From the shop of 27thStreetPress  (click on photo to go to shop)

Have a great day!


Ilena said...

Love your orb & beads, such a fabulous way to revive old texts.
Thanks so much for including my Uncle Wiggly books here!

autena said...

Those beads are wonderful--very creative!

Peppercorns said...

I love the orb you made and the beads I bought from you. It's amazing what you can do with old books Runs. :)

VintageEmbellishment said...

LOL! That last book is a winner isn't it!

I am using pages from an old dictionary, do you want some of them????

I love what you create using the old books!