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« on: January 17, 2012 01:36:06 AM »

I'd seen these purses made from old books somewhere on the internet. Most likely here on Craftster and have since been looking for the perfect book to turn into my very own version. Then this summer when my family and I visited a paper factory there was a shelf of perfectly good books 'for grabs' because they were in such good condition that the factory people thought it a shame to turn them into pulp just yet. There I grabbed this 2000 pages collection of laws, which seemed very fitting as I am actually a law-student. Then when I was convinced that jurisprudence was about to kill me, I chopped up the book, used like six sticks of hotglue and ta daa...a book purse. Closed with a yellow fabric button that happened to match the color perfectly.

« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2012 01:55:29 AM »

It does look splendid. The yellow is perfect too.

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Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2013 03:00:10 AM »

Really nice, and nice with the yellow button matching!

best wishes from Norway Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2013 05:21:29 AM »

What a great bag! Smiley

« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2013 01:16:07 PM »

cool idea!
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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2013 12:11:48 PM »

This is gorgeous, and something I would love to own!

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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2013 02:42:40 PM »

Clever!  I keep returning to this thread to admire it.

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