Literary upcycled gifts for bookish friends
From bookish jewelry to literary purses, there's a perfect handmade upcycled gift for every green-thinking reader.
Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 10:24 AM
Need cute gifts for your fellow eco book club members? Try these handmade upcycled literary accouterments, sure to please any bookish environmentalist:
Lilliputian notebook necklaces
. Philadelphia-based designer Margaux Kent of Black Spot Books
makes these tiny, antique leather-bound journals by hand to be worn as bookish jewelry! Price per necklace ranges from $38 for a lone little book to $325 for a mini library. Shop for them on Etsy
. (via ecouterre
Books turned notebooks
. Tyler Bender Book Co. creates whimsical “new” notebooks from old hardback covers, cereal boxes, T-shirts, and recycled or reclaimed paper. I discovered this upcycling notebook maker at a Downtown Art Walk in Los Angeles, and like the notebooks so much I haven’t actually written in them! Shop for notable notebooks of your own at Etsy
Photos courtesy of The Blackspot Books, Retrograndma, and TylerBender, all via Etsy
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