Recycled Crafts: Seeking Advice on Book Planters

February 15, 2013 at 7:21 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday, Y’all!

Unfortunately our resident craft blogger, Laura, is out sick this week. (Get well soon, Laura!)

We don’t want to leave you completely craftless, so I thought I’d share an upcoming craft we’re really excited about. We recently received a jigsaw by donation. That’s right, we are now librarians with power tools. Having access to a jigsaw will allow us to experiment with more advanced crafts and find new ways to upcycle books and other media.
To celebrate springtime and our upcoming Four Year Anniversary (March 2nd, mark your calendars!), we’re hoping to master the jigsaw and create some book planters. A quick Google- or Pinterest-search yields great inspiration for turning tomes into planters, but we’re probably going to focus on recreating something like this one, made for the store by a volunteer.

Book Planter
Anyone out there have experience making book planters? Let us know what you think and we’ll keep you updated as we go.

-Betsy

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