Valentine Book Bundles
Here is a simple DIY to decorate for Valentine's Day. Not over-the-top, screams Valentine kind of look, but soft and romantic.
For this project, simply gather a bunch of old books or pick some up at your local thrift shop. I chose some with hard covers and some with soft covers. I tore off the covers and spine form the books with the soft covers.
I mixed up various shades of Pink using Country Chic Paint in the colours Vintage Cupcake and Vanilla Frosting.
I simply painted the fronts and backs of the books.
Half were painted the different pink shades and the other half were painted creamy white.
I then printed out some labels with Valentine-themed names of books and glued them to the spine of some of the books. To age the labels a bit, I stained them with tea and burned the edges slightly.
I then tied up the book bundles with twine, and that's it!
These would look great displayed on a fireplace mantle.
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Published February 5th, 2016 1:51 PM
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Crafting & Creating Just4Fun on Jan 31, 2022
These are so beautiful. I think two sets of them would make awesome bookends to hold books as well. I love your work!
Linda Wells on Jun 14, 2022
I love your work too. This is gorgeous
What kind of paint is this? Where can I buy it? I really want to try this.