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No Books Were Harmed

Folded Book Art - Book Worm

Folded Book Art - Book Worm

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This is a perfect gift for the bookworm in your life! Get your hands on this one-of-a-kind present today!

No Books Were Harmed creates every piece of their book art sculptures by making hundreds—or thousands!—of careful folds within the pages of reclaimed, preowned, and vintage hardcover books. It's all folded. Nothing you see has been cut, torn, or otherwise "trickified!"

Need something really special? Order your own Custom Folded Book Art.

Each of these items is different. The images shown are sample photos and do not show the exact item you are purchasing. Because each is handmade using upcycled materials, you should understand that the product you receive will vary in appearance.

About No Books Were Harmed

The fast folding fingers of No Books Were Harmed belong to Jo who describes herself as a self taught, full-time designer/maker of no-cut, hand folded, reclaimed book art sculpture. Jo, who lives in Mosstodloch in the northeast of Scotland, is a one-woman show, so if you buy folded book art from Repurposed, she is the one who did the folding.

An avid bibliophile, Jo had no interest or experience in crafts when one day she started folding the pages of her precious books. That, at first, may seem incongruous for a self-proclaimed book-lover, but by turning unwanted books into art, she revitalizes them, gives them a new life.

She never intended this to be a business. In fact, she turned down offers to buy some of her first creations! But eventually she relented and registered the name No Books Were Harmed. One year later (to the day!), she left her day job of 20 years and her passion became her life's work.

One of the most frequently asked questions at Repurposed is about the folded book art: How does she do it? Have a look!

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