5 DIY Crafts for Used Books

Warning to bibliophiles and the literary purists: We are about to destroy a few books in the name of home decor. Woe unto us! But it is all for the greater good, and we have some projects that will knock your spectacles off.

You must admit that, no matter how much reading is a part of your life, there are probably a few titles sitting in the closet that haven’t seen the light of day in years.

While book donation is always an excellent option for helping those old tomes find a new home (there’s probably a local charity, library, shelter, or school that could use them), the cold winter months might give you an itch to craft while you’re stuck inside.

Sit back, grab a cup of tea, and check out our top five favorite ideas for repurposing both hardcover and paperback books.

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