Monday, May 11, 2009

~recycling vintage childrens books~

I have been busy getting ready for the show in Snohomish this weekend. I had a bunch of vintage kids books with pages missing out of them, and decided rather than throwing them away, I would turn them into adorable little picture frames for kids rooms!
Anything that doesn't sell on Saturday I will be putting in my etsy shop on Monday!
Love, love, love the colors!
The one below would make a great teachers gift or a gift for your Liberian at school!
A little beachy theme!

Another frame that would work great for a teacher gift!
Don't forget to come and visit me this Saturday, main street Snohomish WA. 8:30 am!


Kacey said...

Wow! What a fantastic idea!!! Love it and your blog! I found you from over at Lorie's place.

Jennifer said...

I love these - my friend has offered me a supply of vintage childrens boooks......hmmmmm

Partyof9 said...

I wish I knew how to build frames like this. Are you just decoupaging (sp?) the pages to the frame? Love it!
I will be looking at your Etsy page for any leftovers!!!!!!!!

Oliver's said...

You are so stinkin' clever! I have some pages from my favorite childhood book "I can do anything almost" and have held on to them for years not knowing what I would ever do with them. Thanks for the great idea! You rock!

Tracy ~Seeking Refinement~ said...

LOVE these ideas! wow - i can't wait to see what doesn't sell so I can pick one or two up from your Etsy shop! Fabulous.

LOVE your site! LOVE the songs on your site!


Kim @ Everything Etsy said...

I think these are the cutest frames ever! Please let me know when you put them in your shop. I would love to feature them on Everything Etsy.


Amy said...

I loooove these frames!!! I just bought some frames and paper at Michaels last week,....but I like the book idea so much better. I am going to make one right now!!! I am new to blogging and I am so addicted. check out my blog sometime.
Thanks for all the great ideas!!!

Unknown said...

These are terrific. I hope there are some left in your store!

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