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We would love to see someone make a beautiful music box like this using a vintage book from our book sale! Great gift for any occassion!

Book of Life by Artist David Kracov www.davidkracov.com/special-projects.html

The Book That Will Give You Butterflies

David Kracov - Book of Life Wow.this is beautiful. David Kracov - Book of Life Wow.this is beautiful. David Kracov - Book of Life Wow.this is beautiful.

Hubertus Gojowczyk, 1996.

The clean edges of the cut paper really contrasts with the shabby exterior of this old book.

Altered BOOK, Secret POISON STORAGE. Original book cover from 1600. Intact book clasp. Pages bonded into a solid block & cut. 11 drawers & 1 open compartment. Silver & Stained wood details. Latin poison labels (Rhicinus, datura, belladonna, valerian, etc.). Glass bottle labeled "Statutum est hominibus semel mori" (A man is destined to die once) Hebrews 9:27. Engraving of a standing skeleton, dated "1682" ... Once owned by an educated 17th century bible-reading assassin? -pfb:

Latin poison labels (Rhicinus, datura, belladonna, valerian, etc. Glass bottle labeled "Statutum est hominibus semel mori" (A man is destined to die once) Once owned by an educated century bible-reading assassin?

An old cigar box, plus many matchboxes, pretty papers, modpodge and an upcycled old handle....an you've got storage for little things.  Think Bead Box!

Shabby Chic Inspired: match box cabinet Made from a cigar box and matchboxes to hold mini clothes or use as a jewelry box

Vintage Book Jewelry Box. Unique, Recycled. "A Handbook To Literature." Wooden Typewriter Keys. Handmade by Kiss Every Comma on Etsy.

This is a Vintage Book Jewelry Box by Kiss Every Comma on Etsy, but I'm thinking what about a Cornell (for ex.) inspired assemblage in a book

Hotel Embrujado Libro intervenido Escultura por MalenaValcarcel, €355.00

Hotel Embrujado Libro intervenido Escultura por MalenaValcarcel, - a book has a way of comforting you like a child in a tree house, free to do whatever they like in privacy with just their imagination.

amazing book sculpture. I don't know who the artist is and I can't seem to find out. Does anyone know?

amazing book sculpture Looks as if the books story is coming to life, interesting concept very well executed

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Book sculpture with deer in forest. I could never destroy a book like this, but it's awesome.

*ClayGuana: Vintage Suitcase with ATC cards, a matchbox and a mini album - amazing project with tutorial!

*ClayGuana: Vintage Suitcase with ATC /ACEO art cards, a matchbox and a mini album - amazing project with tutorial!

How To Turn an Old Book into a Book Box

I think these little book boxes are pretty neat. I made mine into a basic storage box. You can go even further than I did by adding compartm.

'Cave' Altered book by Katherine Johnson 2013 #altered #book #bookart

'Cave' Altered book by Katherine Johnson 2013 - I like to read books mostly but if there's a chance to express how brilliant books are through some fun book-based art, who am I to argue?

Altered book projects-- lots of pictures of the inside pages!

Altered book projects-- lots of pictures of the inside pages! ----This gives me an idea-- what if I made an altered book and filled it with all our vacation photos.

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