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« on: April 11, 2011 10:14:33 PM »

WARNING: If you cannot bear the thought of ripping apart an old book, no matter how outdated, useless, or dilapidated it is, stop reading now!  Shocked

What to do with old hardbacks that one couldn't in good conscience even give to Goodwill? (Who would buy a college psych book 5 editions out of date, anyway?)

Answer: cut the covers off and use them for crafting fabric-covered boxes. The covers are extremely sturdy and make a perfect bottom. If you have appropriately-sized books, you can make the sides too, Otherwise use cereal boxes or something similar.



Permabound paperbacks + greeting card + plaid fabric...


becomes:


Falling-apart astronomy book + old science textbook (en Espanol) + cardboard box + rainbow fabric...


turns into:

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Welcome to Craftster!  I just sent you a PM on photo hosting.
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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2011 09:25:48 PM »

Thanks for the info! I'll try to make a few more posts then Smiley
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