Pssst! You’ll want to try this…shabby book covers

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Shabby Book Covers

Do you like decorating with books but not destroy books?

Here’s a fun easy DIY project with books.  We will not remove a page, rip off the cover or even fold pages.

I used paperback books but can be done using any books.  Even vintage books.  But then why would we cover vintage books?


Below is a Periscope on making shabby book covers.

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My books were covers with burlap, twine, and soft colors.  This would fit any style or color.  This idea in blue and white would be stunning in a blue and white room!

You can see my woodblock book ends here.

Shabby Book Covers | Country Design Style |

Make sure to pin this for later.

I’ve added a book to the mix I made on the video.  Can you guess which one?

Update, I’ve added another live video on Facebook showing the steps to make the shabby books. 

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  1. hi I guess I was watching u on periscope?? I guess…but I do not do facebook or those other things…and I was wondering how I get to your site where u show how to redo shabby chic books???? I watched but just talking…could not find how to get to the how tos?? thank you

  2. This is the first video I’ve been able to watch, finaly! Real life keeps getting in my way. Loved it. Great beautiful, yet simple ideas. Thanks so much for your time and sharing your creativity. BTW thank goodness for the replay, I’ll have to put your live version on my bucket list!! Lol
    *hugs* deb

    1. Thank you, Deb! I’m enjoying doing the video thing…surprise! So, I sure you’ll be catching more of them. I add many of the replays to posts too. Sometimes I feel like I missed the live video!!!! 😕

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