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8 Bookish DIY Ideas

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We have a lot of books. Some would say too many books. And and if we’re honest, some of our books have been read to the point of falling apart. So we scoured the internet for some of the most festive DIYs to upcycle our old reads.

 

1. We want to deck our halls with this beautiful garland made from book pages!

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2. These cone trees made from Styrofoam and old pages look so elegant!

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3. And you can’t have trees without ALL of the ornaments.

  

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4. Celebrate for 8 nights with this clever Menorah made from old books.

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5. Even if it’s not snowing, you can still have a winter wonderland with this friendly book snowman.

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6. If you have some last minute wrapping today, we suggest this adorable book bow

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7. We’re also in love with these book page gift tags for all our holiday giving.

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8. And in case you’re too attached to your books to donate them to crafts, you can always make an epic book-mas tree.

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Get started on your holiday gift-giving with our Holiday Gift Guide!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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