Wednesday, December 7, 2011


Hi.  The tree pictured above was made out of an old paperback dictionary that I had laying around the house.  I folded 150 pages of the book as I watched Michael Buble sing on his Christmas Special last night (I enjoy Michael Buble's singing sooooo much!) All you have to do to make this "paperback book tree" is to get a paperback book with 150 pages (no less, tear out excess pages if there are more than 150). Tear off the cover and back-leaving the spine intact.  Starting at the first page, take hold of the top right of the page and fold it in toward the spine.  Then take that same page again and fold it once more toward the spine.  Fold the remaining bottom piece up so you can have a flat bottom for the tree to stand on.  Do this 150 times and then glue the front and back pages together to form a tree.  For the top of the tree, get a toothpick and insert it in the shank of a button.  Insert into spine at top of book.  Have fun decorating it!! I was out in the freezing cold this morning "spraypainting" mine with a bit of silver.  lol....  

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