Book page christmas ornaments 22 upcycled ideas to make. It might surprise you just how many types of crafts you can create. Supplies needed for make diy book page ornaments step 1. Its perfect for these type of ornaments because the pages have started to turn yellow, which will give the ornaments an aged look. Its still one of my favorites, so i thought i would dust it off and bring it back into the light of day here on my blog. More unique and untraditional ways of decoration here.
Stylish projects from vintage books book crafts, book flowers, crafts. September junkle bells old book crafts, book page crafts, paper. Easy and beautiful diy projects made with old books 2017. I was inspired by zakka life where they made a similar style ornament with felt. How to make paper hearts from old book pages fabulessly frugal. A little glitter goes a long way to make these book feathers pop.
Dec 15, 2011 a few years ago we decided on a vintage book page and sheet music christmas decor theme after i made a wreath out of vintage sheet music. Or if you wanted to, you could make it much larger and use it like a wreath. Hang book ornaments from zazzle on your tree this holiday season. Vintage book flowers add to the list of paper flowers i am going to make. I have a little annual tradition of making christmas ornaments for everyone from yellowed book pages. I love the simplicity of book page crafts ornaments. I figured today was a great time to finally post them, if you have followed me during the holidays you know i love a good handmade ornament. I ended up keeping them neutral, to be used all year. As you explore, we hope it brings you moments of peace, joy and yesa little magic, too.
I started out with the idea that these would be ornaments for my christmas tree and that id embellish them with holly berries. Open your book and place a straight edge along the interior, as shown below. No instructions providedthe folks at the cairns library in australia made this. Check out our book page ornaments selection for the very best in unique or. Adorable paper xmas star, diy door wreaths made of rolled book pages, vintage book page garlands and many more upcycled book page christmas ornaments will make your holiday unforgettable. Get wooden shapes from the craft store and decoupage images on top photos, scrapbook paper, vintage childrens books, etc. Vintage book page christmas ornaments are so pretty. This origami star tutorial provides video, stepbystep instructions, and a downloadable template. Find out how to turn old book pages into beautiful holiday ornaments.
Letters made from rolled up book pages, pretty cool looking and simple. Book page christmas ornaments upcycle your old paper. We made simple ring chain garland from book pages, clear balls filled with strips of sheet music and book pages, sweet little glittered book page birds and accordionfold rosettes in all sizes. Today i will be making three really pretty christmas ornaments out of pages from a book. Here is a nice idea to upcycle your old books then make some vintage ornaments for christmas. Book page christmas ornament tutorial creations by kara. Dec 12, 20 i have a heavy duty machine that can handle two dozen pages, but the examples show ornaments made with 10 pages to show the results from a standardweight machine.
Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. I think it would also make a darling embellishment on a gift. I recently made a cutout in one of my books, for a secret compartment, so i had plenty of pages left over. Its a great craft for kids, all you need is some old books, a bit of white glue, and you can add a bit of glitter, and some paper scraps or buttons,or beads for the center decoration. I personally like giving handmade gifts and these ornaments made from book pages are perfect with just the right amount of modern vintage.
Sep, 2018 all it takes to make turn a book into a hidden box is a craft knife, glue, and some patience. This project was by far the easiest one ive ever made. Book page ornaments paper christmas tree decorations. Please note that this post contains affiliate links. I recently made a cutout in one of my books, for a. Today, though, i thought i would share this easy diy book page ornament tutorial with you that i actually made and gave away to my book club members last year. You can do one big one like i did, or several small ones. Step 2 cut out the butterflies that you want to use on your ornaments. To download and print the complete 2020 dream book, scroll to the bottom of this page. Set of three fivepointed origami star ornaments made of discarded vintage book pages. Lets start youll need a paperback book youve read many times, or picked up one or more at the thrift store. Dont toss old books when you decide to get a kindle or a nook, you can make fun crafts from them, to give as gifts or to decorate your home. Dec, 2012 diy christmas ornaments lets craft with modernmom 12 days of christmas day 11 modernmom.
Aug 18, 2010 recycled book page flower ornament ornament number threematerials needed. Good instructions to make these ornaments from old book pages christmas crafts. I used old sheet music for my christmas trees, but being the literature lover that i am, i decided to use the scraps from my book page pumpkins to create some book page christmas ornaments. Channel oldworld charm and elegance and then make this gorgeous vintage book page diy ball ornament. Pretty home decor items, christmas ornaments or table centerpieces. The tip junkie creative community has 105 pictured tutorials with free patterns for things to make out of. To start, tear several pieces out of your vintage book. The holiday could be so much fun and the indoor decoration will be amazing. How to make folded paperback book christmas trees a tutorial. Nov 17, 2011 i shared this book page christmas ornament at positively splendid a couple weeks ago, but in case any of you missed it, i wanted to share it here as well. How to make ornaments out of an old book here is one of the ornaments i have been working on the past few weeks. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Vintage crafts are popular during christmastime because many of us love tradition and oldfashioned ideas. So, upcycling book page christmas ornaments is our best idea.
Step 4 apply the torn pages to the glass ornaments using the mod podge and the foam brush. Oct 27, 2016 assemble book spines into a stealthy box for secret storage. Diy christmas ornaments lets craft with modernmom 12. Homemade hearts made from book pages i could do these with maps to keep. Aug 18, 2010 recycled book page bird ornament ornament number two materials needed. Which is nearly a crime in my book club to tear apart a book, but somehow everyone always survives the literary sacrifice. Nov, 2014 its day four of diy christmas ornament week. Nov 27, 2018 hang your diy book page ornament on your tree or wrap it up in a pretty box as a cheerful gift. See more ideas about christmas ornaments, christmas crafts and ornaments. May 31, 2016 book pages are such a fun crafting material that are cheap and easy to use. How to make handmade book print christmas ornaments. Come learn how to make these ornaments at the round lake library. This is a project tutorial that i did several years ago. Diy christmas ornaments lets craft with modernmom 12 days of christmas day 11 modernmom.
Pin it you can decorate the christmas tree, the living room or the front door and all your stuff will be environmentally friendly and easy to be recycled. Youll be blown away with these things to make with paper that are perfect if youre wondering what to do with an old book page. Christmas ornaments made out of old books and rusty oddsends. Dec 20, 2019 then we exchange our ornaments around thanksgiving time. Fold back the pages and break down the spine so it becomes more flexible and opens up the pages of the book. Bird ornaments recycle old books or these look like old christmas cards. Made some little ornaments from old book pages and vintage christmas seals. Last year i made these book page ornaments for a contributor post over at snap and never got around to posting them here. Origami star ornament set of 3 made of vintage book pages etsy. Dec 08, 2011 my mom picked this particular book up at goodwill for 70 cents. Book page christmas ornament and exchange 2 bees in a pod. This is a tutorial for the book page crafts ornaments that i created, and showed on my holiday house tour. What a neat idea for hiding the ugly little router into a shelf.
Make a woven star from vintage book pages, part two house revivals. Place center of each circle on the end of a pencil. Hallmark dream book 2020 browse keepsake ornaments online. Nov 26, 2012 7 heavenly holiday crafts to make with books. In case you missed yesterdays pipe cleaner and beads snowflake ornament, here it is. How about displaying your diy ornaments in a bread bowl or other decorative vessel on your dining or entry way. Decoupage christmas ornamentsgreat idea for next years ornament gift or to create ornaments for our tree. Today im sharing with you some beautiful little 8 pointed paper stars made out of book pages or maps.
Dec 22, 2014 today i will be making three really pretty christmas ornaments out of pages from a book. Thats why weve brought the dream book to you early. Read more about book page christmas ornament and exchange. Pretty sure this would take me forever, but i might just give it a shot. How to decorate for christmas with book page ornaments. This month ive made my ornaments out of old book pages and one of my favorite materials. Clean metal jar lid book pages or scrapbooking paper ribbon your choice of embellishments glitterclear glass vase gem begin with a clean metal jar lid. Thats why making a homemade christmas ornament that has such a wonderful vintage look is such a lovely idea this time of year.
The lid i used measured 2 12 inches in diameter however any size will do. I made mine a little smaller so they could hang on tree branches and used an eyelet at the top to string them. Everyone in the family ends up with 8 different handmade christmas ornaments every year. Easy, beautiful paper ornaments for christmas decoration. Turn old book pages into sparkly christmas tree treasures. Book page christmas ornaments every year while decorating my tree i try to come up with one ornament i can make to help fill the space. These ornaments have become a keepsake to me and i love decorating my tree every year pulling out the ornaments from years past.
Today, though, i thought i would share this easy diy book page ornament tutorial with you that i actually made and gave away to my book club. Book pages or scrapbook paper small stick twine or ribbon your choice of embellishments tim holtz inkglitter begin by printing out the bird template found here. Mostly because i have a new color scheme on my tree every year, so it helps cut down on the cost of purchasing new ornaments as filler for the tree. Tear off the outer cover and a few of the first and end pages.94 1229 296 652 957 8 1296 679 383 405 886 460 1397 502 324 425 131 1166 517 316 867 699 1576 1487 661 667 1331 334 940 1105 380 758 490 679 1022 97 506 777