Upcycled Halloween Book

October 8, 2020

Upcycled Halloween Book - peek inside the finished bookAltered a book and make a nice box. You can decorate it with broken jewelry or create a Christmas scene in the book. I made a skeleton in it.


Total Time: 5 hour

Source: pinterest


  • a thick book
  • glue, paint, gold paste, broken jewellery or other small jewellery, clasp and possibly small hinges, cigar box just a bit smaller than the cover of the book
  • if you want to make a mini dollhouse, for example, you need miniature furniture


  1. First you cut all the pages from the book so that you only have the cover left
  2. Upcycled Halloween Book - book cover after pages removed
  3. Remove the lid from the cigar box and glue the box into the cover of the book
  4. Upcycled Halloween Book - looking down on the top of the decorated box
    Upcycled Halloween Book - oblique view of finished box
  5. Paint the book cover in the the color you like and decorate it with gold paste.
  6. Upcycled Halloween Book - closeup of part of the front decorations

  7. Decorate it as you wish.
  8. Upcycled Halloween Book - decorated spine
  9. Don't forget the back.
  10. Upcycled Halloween Book - back of the book
  11. Next decorate the interior as desired.


October 10, 20200 found this helpful

Cool! Happy Halloween!

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October 14, 20200 found this helpful

Love it!

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