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5 Ways to Repurpose Old Books

If you have some hardcover books that no one’s interested in reading again, don’t toss ’em! Construct yourself a Book Hide. This involves hollowing out a book so you can keep valuables or secret stashes inside.

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This paper was produced by a British paper mill and is often used as sleeves to hardcover books, which gives it that premium and tactile quality. It is a perfect match (Ang Pow) for foil stamping. The shape of the red packet was inspired by Sycee while the lining was inspired by decorative grills seen in Malaysian old residential areas. www.thealphabetpress.com

This paper was produced by a British paper mill and is often used as sleeves to hardcover books, which gives it that premium and tactile quality. It is a perfect match (Ang Pow) for foil stamping. The shape of the red packet was inspired by Sycee while the lining was inspired by decorative grills seen in Malaysian old residential areas. www.thealphabetpress.com

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from My Modern Met

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/yuto-yamaguchi-orufun-book-folding-sculptures?utm_content=buffer575e0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer#art #art

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Vintage/antique hardcover books. So pretty. And that's why it kills my soul when people destroy them, even if for cool new arts and crafts. We have the Milton's Poems from this series.

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from Lifehacker

Break In a Hardcover Book (Without Ruining the Spine)

Break In a Hardcover Book (Without Ruining the Spine) • works with paperbacks, too, just be gentle ;)

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All you have to do is decide on a hardcover book (you only have to make a tiny hole in it for the electrical cord to go through) and then ask someone who’s technically inclined to outfit a basic ceiling lamp with a metal tent that you can prop the book on to shield it from the heat. And voila, you got a gorgeous and unique ceiling lamp.”

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