Farmhouse Style Books Using Dollar Tree Items
I love the layered books, farmhouse style look. But not the price...
So I made the same thing using all dollar tree items.
I bought 3 of these books at dollar tree. I liked these best as no in printed lettering as in most hard cover books. These are completely flat.
Using white chalk paint, I painted the side of 2 books and spine. The one book the sides and cover. Remember only one book (the top) will be showing 100%. One layer covered the books but I did 2 just in case.
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All painted and just allow to dry.
This is the white chalk paint I use. From Walmart and lasts forever!!! $3.97 I believe.
Once dry I got glued the books together. Making sure the top is the book that is fully painted.
Once glued I cut the dollar tree ribbon to glue around the books.
This is the bottom of the books and secured ribbon.
I decided to add some dollar tree flowers I had. It just seemed to need them. But you could leave off.
All finished and you could leave just like this. But I decided to use my cricut and add some vinyl. I understand not everyone has a cricut, so know that it looks great without also. Next picture shows with cricut lettering.
This is the design I decided to do using my cricut. Turned out well I think.
this took no time to make and looks I feel as good as the store bought. In total I spent $4.00 for this item (books, flowers)
- Books (Dollar tree)
- Chalk paint (Walmart)
- Flowers (Dollar tree)
Tom on Sep 28, 2022
Great design, great style. I myself like to read books, I have many books, books help thinking. Sometimes I also write, but not without help r esidency personal statement edit here professional writers can correct my mistakes and follow plagiarism, also they can write any important statement