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A Simple Spring Vignette...Decorating With Books

Hi Friends!

Hoping you are doing well and staying healthy!  Today I am joining A Lifestyle Of Love blog hop!  We feature a new theme each time...with vintage, antiques, farmhouse, and repurposed.  
This time our theme is books! 

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A Lifestyle of Love Blog Hop
 A BIG thank you to Cindy of County Road 407 for all she does to host this for us!  
I'll share links to the other blog posts at the end of this post!
If you have hopped over from The Crowned Goat welcome! 
I know you enjoyed her bookshelf styling hints!

I am going to share a very simple spring vignette with old books and other ways I have used old books in my past spring decor, as well! I started my simple vignette with a vintage silverplate tray.

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Other elements are old books...I chose green for spring! 
I especially love to decorate for the seasons with different book colors!

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

an old transferware gravy boat ...see the green theme...

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

and some of my Faux Tulips

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

Then you simply put it all together!

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog


A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

Books are great to use in all kinds of ways in spring decor! 
 I love using them for their decorative cover art... 

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog


A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

Old white books are some of my favorites!
They are great looking and I love to stack them to elevate items, too.

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog


A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog


A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog


Little books make sweet accent spots...

A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

Who doesn't love the look of old swirled covers?

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And I love using books for their titles, too...Charming Stories...

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A Simple Spring Vignette Decorating With Books From Itsy Bits And Pieces Blog

Some books come with an added surprise...old library check out cards!
 I love using them in all kinds of decorative ways!

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And I scan the inside papers for projects, too!

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What are your favorite ways to use books in decor?

Next on the hop is Le Cultivateur . I know you will love her post on using books in your decor!
Be sure to visit the other bloggers' posts for lots more book inspiration! 
The links are at the end of this post!

Until next time...


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18 comments

  1. What a delightful vignette! I adore green transferware. It is perfect for spring decor.

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  2. Your collection is just precious. You have some gorgeous books in your vignettes. Yes. Those covers are art. Stunning.

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  3. I am amazed at your collection of books! They are all beautiful!

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  4. Your books are fabulous. You have a unique collection. Love your sweet vignette. Beautiful. Have a wonderful day tomorrow for Mom's Day. It will be weird for all of us this year. Have a day to enjoy being the great mom you are.
    Hugs,
    Kris

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  5. You have such a great collection of books, Linda! I love the way you use them in creative vignettes too. I usually hate surprises but finding an old library card or someones notes in an old book is always such a special treat. I hope you have fabulous Mother' Day weekend! Hugs, CoCo

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  6. Linda you truly create the best vintage vignettes! Pinned!
    Brenda

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  7. I just became a new subscriber ... anyone who has such an interesting and beautiful collection of old books has got to have some more things I like too. Thanks for the lovely post! That silver tray with the green - perfection!

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  8. So pretty. My old books are behind the closed door of my desk because of my allergies. Wish I could use them more in decorating. xo Laura

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  9. Each vignette that you shared is so pretty. You have so many vintage books with such a variety of covers. I've never thought to display a book in a gravy boat. I love that idea! This is such a fun series and I'm enjoying all of the posts so much.

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  10. Hi Linda, I'm visiting from Sweet Pea.

    YAY! You actually scan the inside papers, instead of destroying your beautiful old books! I love your close up photos of those charming vintage books as well. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. Lovely, Linda, I love old books. You've used them so nicely, love the green books with the white flowers.

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  12. Hey Linda! I just adore your collection of old books! And how you styled your tray is simply gorgeous - you combined the colors and textures beautifully! So happy to be on this super-fun hop with you!

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  13. Oh my golly, your books have the most beautiful colors! I would have never thought to scan the inside patterns but it's genius. My favorite photo and look of all is the book inside the white stoneware. I'm going to have to copy that. I know the perfect book and the perfect gravy boat. Thank you so much for joining in. Grinned and Pinned!

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  14. I love how you styled it all using those old books. I LOVE old books, too. There is just a beauty in a well-worn book. Love the white/green creamer, too. I just looked again and think it is a gravy boat rather than a creamer. lol
    I hope you have had a wonderful Mother's Day- xo Diana

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  15. This is so pretty, Linda. I love the simplicity of the books and tray vignette, and the green works so well with the patina of the tray. Your tabletop, btw, is amazing! Thank you for sharing the scanning tip - that's such a brilliant idea :-)

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  16. Your vignette is lovely. Really envy you your old book collection! I love your idea of scanning them for the designs; I'd be card making, dollhouse accessory making, mixed media art making, etc. with those!

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    1. Thank you, Kathy! I love using the old page copies for projects!

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