For when old books are completely beyond repair, use the spine as a lovely old!

Bookmarks made from old book spines. Except, I'd never destroy a book for its spine. I suppose I could just create bookmarks themed as old book spines.

maps - where you met, married, live

How to Make Love Map Wall Art. Includes heart-shaped maps of where you met, married & live. "We Met, We Married, We Live". Could do multiple hearts if you have lived at more than one address & change those captions to "We Lived".

map coasters a la Martha Stewart. good idea.

Map Coasters

Free step- by- step Project-- Map Coasters -- Don't stash away or discard maps from your favorite vacation spots. Use them to make these handy coasters and you'll be reminded of that special destination every time you reach for one.

DIY book shelf from wooden cable reel

Finally a decent idea for my cable spools! From Old Cable Spool To New Library Table Read more: DIY Home Decor Crafts - Easy Home Decorating Craft Ideas - Country Living

spoon candle sconces!

DIY Tealight Spoon Holders - Super chic,great way to recycle old spoons, indoor or outdoor decor, etc. time to paint it. afold down shelf made of old shutters and these wood and spoon tealight candle h

Nancy of Sea Rose Cottage amps up a simple table w nautical map, compass design on top, monkey fist knot pull. Ck it out!

Nautical table makeover with painted compass rose and map decoupage on drawer, plus monkey knot pull. - for the sewing table.