Thursday, March 19, 2009

Thursday Thinking Green ~ Recycling Books

Here are a few creative ways to recycle old books:

1. Secret Hollow Book:
Hollow out an old book with a ruler, pen, exacto knife, and Elmer’s white glue. Tutorial can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/qply7

2. Create a set of Bookends.
Turn those old books into bookends. Tutorial can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/bfbfca

3.Create your own "Audio Book" or iPod case.
Seriously. The tutorial can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/58afft

4. Create an invisible book shelf.
Interesting concept. Tutorial can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/2x59q9

5. Remember the Seinfeld episode of the coffee table book? Create your own:
Learn how to make a table out of books using this tutorial: http://tinyurl.com/dj994k

6. Set a good book free with BookCrossing.com
Over 755,524 people in over 130 countries have decided to let a favorite book go free. You simply register your book - leave it at a favorite coffee shop or wherever - and track its progress. Learn more at BookCrossing.com.


Walk in the Woods said...

What fin ideas! Thanks for sharing!

Peg Wentworth said...

Great ideas, Thanks! I love checking your blog everyday.

LeaKarts said...

I love those! Especially the "audio book" heehee :)

Mich said...

What great ideas! I like the last one best...a wonderful read should be shared!

Cottage In The Sun said...

Love those ideas! thanks!

starrynightimpressions said...

Just piles of books in the rooms corner is decorative to me. Messy but beautiful :)
Thanks for all the ideas.

Bhuvan Chand said...

Nice Article. Keep it up.