While I was exploring one of Brooklyn's pretty neighborhoods,
I found these on somebody's stoop:
I wasn't quite sure if the owner left these books free for the picking. I browsed but didn't take any because I didn't know if there existed a book-taking etiquette.
Wherever you are, there are books that need new owners, and sometimes, new life. I'll show you how to turn your blah books into TADA! with a few ideas I found on-line.
Check out Academy-award winner Natalie Portman's bag:
image courtesy of the LA Times
It looks like she's carrying a book to
her Black Swan movie premiere.
It's actually a clutch!
image courtesy of Green Charm Press
Here's another title.
image courtesy of The Fashion Police.net
And two more.
All created by French designer,
American designer Kate Spade
has some lovely versions, too.
If you want to turn your old, blah book into
a TADA! clutch, check out See Kate Sew's tutorial.