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Got a crappy old book that isn't even worth giving to charity? Craft with it!
Grab book and fingers and get folding!

Posted by Kt Bing from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Kt Bing's 56 projects »
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  • How to make a christmas tree. Recycled Book Paper Christmas Tree - Step 1
    Step 1

    Grab you book and using a knife or fingers (that's what i did - no idea where my craft knife is!)carefully peel off 30 pages. Make sure and keep the binding together, you don't want to peel each page off individually! Keep it in a clump!

  • How to make a christmas tree. Recycled Book Paper Christmas Tree - Step 2
    Step 2

    On you first page, make a fold by pulling the top right hand corner of the page and make it meet the edge of the binding.Give it a good rub to make a crease.

  • How to make a christmas tree. Recycled Book Paper Christmas Tree - Step 3
    Step 3

    now fold that piece over on itself again so the top right corner is now touching the binding

  • How to make a christmas tree. Recycled Book Paper Christmas Tree - Step 4
    Step 4

    A tiny fold on the bottom to tuck in your overhang and now repeat these stages 30 times please!

  • How to make a christmas tree. Recycled Book Paper Christmas Tree - Step 5
    Step 5

    Voila, you have finished and now have a lovely Christmas tree. I may give my one a dusting of gold spray paint or leave it as it is. Either way it looks brilliant!

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