Old Book Christmas Tree. Made from an old book titled Music in Europe and the United States, it's topped with a silver glitter covered star, and white organza with silver cascading bows. The page edges have been stained with a brown paint wash.
DIY vintage trunk to rolling bar project. The idea of cutting up vintage luggage for crafts irks me almost as much as the idea of cutting up vintage books for crafts. However, this is amazing and I'm not doing anything with those trunks anyway.
DIY- How to turn an old chest into a coffee table. I like the idea of using a trunk as coffee table however, hate the idea of somewhat destroying the trunk. A better idea would be to build a platform on legs or wheels to place the trunk on.
How to paint the door.and NOT the hinges - could have used that little tip a long time ago! Painters tape over the hinge and then use an Exacto knife to trim away the excess.then paint! sounds easier then taking the door down.
old doors made into corner shelves.buy old door at architectual salvage and get pieces of hardboard for the shelves. Cut door in half to make each side of the corner shelf. Could also use old barnwood for shelves