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No Books Were Harmed

Folded Book Art - Groom & Groom

Folded Book Art - Groom & Groom

Regular price $91.00
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When you place your order, this book will be hand-folded for you by Jo at No Books Were Harmed in Scotland. We estimate three weeks for your book to arrive at our Provincetown store, at which time it will be shipped to you. Any other items in your order will be shipped immediately. If you need this item in less than one month, please contact us before placing your order to see we can accommodate your request. You may instead opt to be notified when this item is back in stock.

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 an extra-special gift? Get your own message or loved one's name in a custom sculpture from No Books Were Harmed.

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.

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