Tuesday, January 31, 2012

easy book page letter

I'm all about initials, since I got married I think I put a "D" in every corner of our home! I was really happy to go from W all the way up the alphabet to D! Oh Yeah! :)
So, after I saw one of my friends cover her last name initial in book pages I knew I had to do it too.   I actually bought a cardboard D to make my own embossed metal letter, but I never got around to it, so I covered it with pages from a book instead.  All I did was cut pieces from the book and modge podge them on.  That's all! 
I love the old timey feeling it gives off, and of course I can't let anything go just plain, so I had to add a flower. ;)  I simply cut a circle out of burlap and and circle out of scrapbook paper.  I crinkled the paper a little  so it would look more like a flower, then added a button.  Really can't get any easier than this project.

Just one book can go a long ways too, I have made a few book page wreaths, this letter, and a few more little things using the paper, you can score books for next to nothing at garage sales! On a side note, I got this lamp at Dollar General, if you need a cheap lamp go there! Seriously it was like $7.

Anyway, this is just another simple way to personalize your home for next to nothing!


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  1. It adds the perfect touch to your table! I'm all about the monograms!

    PS Love that framed pic of you...so pretty!

  2. We got married in September and I just officially changed my name last week. I need to add some monograms around here!

  3. It kind of looks like an ornament I bought from Anthropologie this year - totally love it!

  4. What a cute idea! I love it! Thanks for the inspiration! I would absolutely love it if you would link this project up to our "impossibility" party. Here's the link:


    Thanks for the inspiration!


  5. This is such a cute idea! I would love to feature this on Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle. Feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Thanks!

  6. This is so pretty and what a great photo of you on the side :0)

    Thanks so much for taking the time to share at Pin'Inspiration Thursday. Hope to see you on Saturday to help "Beat the Winter Blues". Have an awesome day.

  7. this looks great!! the simplicity is the statement!
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

  8. I love it!! Thanks for linking up! Just checking, did you see my Lisa Leonard giveaway yet?

    XO, Aimee

  9. Looks great. I'm your newest follower.


  10. This type of wonderful craft and art made from pages.It look so fabulous and wonderful.Thanx to share with us wonderful informations.

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  11. Sweet!! Looks amazing! Love the little added flower! Would love for you to link up to our link party! ;)