Paper Crafts: Book Wreath
It can’t all be about the sheet music, can it? I’ve got more sheet music saved for a later date, but today I thought I’d share a craft with you that I absolutely love: book wreaths. I first saw them here on the Living with Lindsay blog and fell in love.
Her version was a bit too “ruffly” for me, though, so I went more angular with my pages, rolling them into more conical shapes before hot-gluing them on. I skipped some other steps too: I used my old, yellowed, falling-apart version of Alice in Wonderland to start with, so I didn’t need to “age” the pages with paint, saving a lot of prep time. I think the result is gorgeous, what do you think?
Now it’s both fancy and schmancy! It really pops against the red walls in my kitchen. I thought about hanging it in my office, or somewhere above a bookshelf, but darn it, books belong everywhere!
As I hit garage sales this summer, I kept an eye out for old books to craft with. I’ll be making another wreath soon, using the pages from the guts of some of the old sheet music. There are a few other book crafts up my sleeve – stay tuned!