Lace and Fabric Book Cover

Lace and Fabric Book Cover

Give a new look to old books with this Lace and Fabric Book Cover.  Great for hard and soft covered books, this simple upcycled project can be used to fix an old cover or turn a collection of old books into lovely vintage decor that's sure to add color and style to any room in your home.

Lace and Fabric Book Cover

Materials:

  • Hardback books
  • Paperback books
  • Caromal Colours Toner
  • Lace, linens, burlap, etc.
  • Adhesive
  • Various embellishments
  • Velvet ribbon

 

Instructions:

  1. I tore the covers from a large hardback book and 2 of the paperback books.
     
  2. I then aged the outer edges and top page with Caromal Colours Toner.

    Lace and Fabric Book Cover
     
  3. Lace, linens, burlap, pillowcases, etc., pulled from my fabric shelf.

    Lace and Fabric Book Cover
     
  4. I cut bits and pieces from here and there, then used Elmer’s glue to adhere them to the books.

    Lace and Fabric Book Cover
     
  5. I also went through my buttons and jewelry jars for other embellishments.  That is an earring on the top right corner of the book.

    Lace and Fabric Book Cover
     
  6. I wrapped a velvet ribbon around each book. I tied the two paperback books together.

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