Creating a Valentine Banner from Old Books

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An easy and inexpensive project using discarded books.

newsprint flags for valentines day using old books

For a while I worked in our school library so I knew just where to find the supplies I needed for this project. 

I'm giving these discarded children's books a new life.


old books, craft paper and scissors are all you need for a diy banner


I began by tearing out a few pages from the old book and cutting them into the shape I wanted for the flags on my banner. 


glue gun and string supplies for a valentine's day banner


Using string and my new glue gun, a much loved Christmas gift, I folded over the top of the paper and hot glued it to the string. 


Old books make great banners



Now for the fun part... cut hearts, use sequins, photos, whatever makes you happy to customize each flag. 



Old book pages and embellishments for a banner

Creating a Valentine Banner from Old Books

Creating a Valentine Banner from Old Books



These cute little banners can be made in any size to fit your need. A large book for a big beautiful mantel sized banner or cut tiny flags to decorate a small vignette. 




I hope I've inspired you to give it a try today. Grab an old book and some glue and get started. 

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3 comments

  1. How cute is this! I also like the looks of that new hot glue gun!
    Brenda

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    1. That glue gun is awesome Brenda! Love the way it stands and has no cord!

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