Folded Book Art
35 beautiful projects to transform your books – create cards, display scenes, decorations, gifts, and more
Looking for a way to cherish your favourite book? Or struggling to find a purpose for tatty and damaged books? Get creative and recycle books with these step-by-step page-folding projects, including elegant hanging birds, hearts, and even a fairy-tale castle!
In this lovely book, Clare Youngs explains how to create beautiful decorations, book sculptures and crafty gifts using simple paper folding techniques. With tips, templates and instructions to follow, Folded Book Art is sure to inspire you to get crafting and give your books another lease of life!
Would you like to try a project? Grab an old book and create a beautiful Heart-shaped Folded Book Art - find this easy sculpture tutorial on our blog.
About the author
Clare Youngs is a designer/maker and a crafter by nature. She has written multiple craft books covering everything from needlecraft to cardboard crafting, and her illustrations are instantly recognizable. She trained as a graphic designer and has worked on packaging design for several major retailers, now focusing her attention on craft full time. Clare’s love of making is apparent in every one of her beautiful projects. Check out her blog for more inspiration.
'Learn incredible folding techniques to make a bird, a sailor’s knot or even a star out of your pages, or be inspired by the ideas on how to transform pages into bigger things'
Prima Makes, March 2017
'Truly inspirational uses for old books!'
Reloved, April 2017