How to Make a Color Washed Book Page Wreath

I think it's officially spring wreath making time. Rather than go with the typical floral creation, I'm opting for something a little different. I've seen crafts on Pinterest using a color wash effect on book pages, which I really like. You get to keep the look of book pages but add a splash of muted color at the same time.  So today I'm sharing how to make a color washed book page wreath. Although I made this wreath for spring, you could really … [Read more...]

How to Make Book Page Bird Nests

February is almost over and that means spring isn't too far away, right? That's what I keep telling myself, anyway! Lately we've had a couple of owls in the yard that provide beautiful music with their melodic hoots. Often, I fall asleep listening to them. Soon the robins will come back and join them ... it'll just be a few weeks before we see their beautiful red breasts. I love birds and as a kid, was overjoyed whenever I'd find one of their … [Read more...]

How to Make a Paper Fan Garland

I don't know about you but I'm so happy garlands and buntings are back in fashion! Most are easy to make and add whimsical charm to any room. I've made a few so far but this is the first one I actually documented so I could share the tutorial. What's great about this paper fan garland is that you can use a variety of paper so you'll always be able to make one in just the right color. I strung this book page paper fan garland across the mirror … [Read more...]

My Passion for Book Page Crafts

Lately I'm becoming more and more drawn to anything made with book pages! Within minutes the words on a book's page take you to another place and time. The musty smell of an old book with an elegant cover is a sensory pleasure I'll always treasure. And when you're done with a book, you can transform it into a work of art. I've been collecting books for projects around the house and thanks to Pinterest, I'm finding an unending supply of crafts to … [Read more...]

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