Wrap your old textbooks in brown paper.

17 New Ways to Cover Your Books

“The delicate simplicity of calligrapher Mara Zepeda’s white script on the brown paper scene in her house tour on Design Sponge. Can it be ours? (via escapade: Brown paper covered books)

book gift wrap:  double craft paper envelope with quotation from the book on the tag: A Gift Wrapped Life

A Gift Wrapped Life - Gifting Tips, Advice and Inspiration. Wrap a book and include a quote from it on the tag

Furoshiki, a handkerchief and a thousand ideas. The furoshiki is a square scarf, or a simple cloth towel, too colorful or plain, which is used in Japan to wrap objects, gifts, create small useful things or decorations in minutes. Furoshiki is the art of knowing how to fold and tie the scarf.

Furoshiki: 10 coisas que você pode fazer com lenços

dazily: I went to this book store and their books were wrapped so you wouldn't judge a book by it's cover.

dazily: I went to this book store and their books were wrapped... (The Messes of Men)

"I went to this book store and their books were wrapped up in paper with small descriptions so no one would 'judge a book by its cover'.i would spend a bazillion hours in this book store

Christmas books - a fun tradition for the whole family!  And I love that adorable gift wrapping!

Christmas Books...A Christmas Tradition

Wrap 25 Christmas books and unwrap and read one every night leading up to Christmas day, reading the last one Christmas night - a fun tradition for the whole family! And I love that adorable gift wrapping!

DIY Upcycled Book Page Rosettes - great tutorial with step photos showing how to turn pages of old books and paperbacks into paper roses with gold edges. Great craft for wreaths or gift wrap embellishments!

Upcycled Book Page Rosettes. I made these in bulk not too long ago. They might tie in with the burlap lace look, maybe too antique looking though

DIY Harry Potter spellbooks/textbook covers ~ Use paper grocery bags to wrap around books, write with a Sharpie, burn edges slightly for a distressed look

DIY Harry Potter spellbooks/textbook covers ~ Use paper grocery bags to wrap around books, write with a Sharpie, burn edges slightly for a distressed look. great for classroom decor

Soaps wrapped in old children's book pages. Try to make your own soap, and look for your old children books at your local goodwill.

The book lover in me thinks this is sacrilegious but the artist thinks hell yes this is a great idea. Soaps (or any small gift) wrapped in old children's book pages. Time to pick up more vintage children's books at the flea market.

"How to cover your books old school with brown kraft paper.  - NO SCISSORS - NO TAPE - NO CONTACT PAPER Just books and brown kraft paper (or a disassembled paper bag).  " - by blog author In my day is was simply a disassembled paper bag - nostalgic!  Am I dating myself?

That's My Letter: "C" is for Covering Books (Old School), how to cover books, no scissors, no tape, no contact paper

Use an paragraph from the book to entice the gift recipient and folded Kraft Paper.  Very good idea!

A Gift Wrapped Life - Gifting Tips, Advice and Inspiration: A Bookish Gift.and wrapping it too

Blind Date with a book - So, we each choose a book off of our shelves that we enjoyed and wrapped it in brown paper, tied it up with string, and wrote 3-5 "hints" on the paper of what our mystery book was about!

"Walt Disney: An American Original" Part I Book Club Ideas {by Bob Thomas}

I guess this can be done? Didn`t find a tutorial, but perhaps it`s just good ol` cut`n paste? I love the minimal and clean layout

Use and old book to Make a fluttering butterfly collage or decorate a special gift with a creative flair !

Book worms: Book Exchange Invites Would be sooooo fun!!!!!

Bookworms: Book Exchange Invites Project have parents donate books and we wrap them like this for a gift for teacher appreciation?

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