Book page tassels: 1 Separate book pages into groups of 20-25 & keep firmly bound; 2 Cut along the spine & keep pages together. Leave without cutting off about 2 cm in the width of the book; 3 Turn the batch into a tight roll. Glue the top of the tassels together; 4 Make a loop in the middle of the rope with a knot. Thread a button onto the node and knot again; 5 Twist the yarn around the ends and rotate the top of the tassel. Use a hot glue to fix and secure.
If you're a die-hard bookworm, then you probably cringe at the idea of throwing away old books — even if your bookshelf has reached maximum capacity. Here's a solution: upcycle them into things you want to keep around the house, like jewelry, furniture, and decor. You'll still get to keep your treasured book and make good use of it while you're at it. Read on for 21 suggestions on what you can do with your old books.