{Show & Tell} Art with recycled old book pages

Earth Day 2015In the lead up to earth day, we thought of sharing some images of our earth-friendly work.

Old book pages are a great canvas to work with. We love adding botanical illustrations to worn-out book pages that have turned yellow over time.

Yaansoon - recycled paper art with botanical motifsApplying water color to old book pages in easy thing. The paper wrinkles when water touches the surface. But I learned a technique that painters use; stretch the paper after you run a water-soaked sponge over it.

Yaansoon - at The Farmers' Market Jordan | Recycling old book pages into artThe picture above has a cardboard we decoupaged some old book pages to to use for display purposes.It helps create a nice background for photography too.

We have a special Pinterest board for recycling paper, and it has a lot of artistic ideas. You can check it out here.

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