Meet Outlaw: Recycled Reads makes art and functional items from unloved books. Items include sculptures made by folding the pages of books into words and designs. Also, journal/sketchbooks from old picturebooks, quilled trees made by rolling book pages, bookmarks made from the spines of books, and more. RecycledReads.etsy.com
For your consideration is this gorgeous folded book angel. This beauty stand approximately 11" tall. We have taken an old Reader’s Digest novel and folded its pages by hand to create the base of this angel. The folds are then glittered in gold ultrafine glitter. A matching gold shatter-proof ornament sits atop the base and a coordinating off-white satin bow finishes the look. No angel would be complete without a set of wings and this one is no exception. We have accordion folded more pages out o
Light Reading is an attractive light shade and is part of a range of book furniture. Every page is folded in half, producing a circular arrangement which hangs around a ceiling light. More books are printed every year, read and discarded. Even though many are taken to charity shops, they mostly go unsold and the charities have to pay for the books to be sent to landfill. For example 10,000 books a week from one charity will go to waste. There is currently no infrastructure set up to recycle t...