I am obsessed with repurposing old books and love making paper flowers, so I have decided to show you how I have joined both my passions to make - book page roses.
There are many variations on how to make paper roses, however I feel this is one of the easiest and quickest methods to achieve a realistic looking flower.
If you like my tutorial then please vote for me in the 'Book it' contest. Your vote is muchly appreciated.

Step 1: Materials

You will need:
- a medium sized old damaged book that won't matter if you rip the pages out of. Please do your research and ensure you aren't destroying a first edition one of a kind antique book.
- scissors
- hot glue and hot glue gun
- a stem, I use cloth covered wire from the local craft shop, but you could also use a recycled coat hanger, skewer or thin stick as a stem
- a toothpick or skewer
<p>I hope mine turn out as good as this!</p><p>I have to try, they look simply amazing</p>
<p>Nice project, easy to do and wonderful results. I used newspaper for the roses instead for an art show that is featuring up-cycle as a theme. The finished productis a 1940's style cocktail hat.</p>
Made it for a special someone :) one from a book, one from sheet music and one from an atlas
Fantastic instructable! I changed up a few little things, mainly the stem, and it turned out great!
<p> Simple- -and- - Amazing , , ,I love it ! ! THANK YOU for sharing . . . .</p><p> I've got to try these</p>
<p>Thank you!</p>
<p>Made it for my mom's birthday. I'm excited to give them to her tomorrow!!</p>
<p>Loved the ones with music notes! They look kind of romantic! </p>
<p>Love it! I added some leaves to my stem because it just didn't look complete without them.</p>
<p>Very elegant. Love these. I'm wondering how they would look done with an old kids' picture book too.</p>
<p>it's very creative so I voted for u:)</p>
<p>voted and will make this for sure</p>
Thanks for the vote.
<p>Thanks, loved it ;)</p>
<p>Looks great. Thanks for sharing. </p>
<p>Looks great. Thanks for sharing. </p>
thank you!!
<p>I love what you did with the stem, it finishes the flower off nicely. :) </p>
<p>These are very nice I like them a lot! I'll be making these tfs =D</p>
Thanks, they are quite easy to make.
Very pretty! Can't wait to try it.
Thank you
<p>Cool. I'm going to try it</p>
I'd love to see a photo if you do get to make some.
<p>Cool. I'm going to try it</p>
<p>These paper flowers look amazing.</p>
<p>thank you </p>

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