Thursday, February 2, 2012

Upcycled Sheet Music Crafts

Why not celebrate your love for music by upcycling old sheet music into unique one of a kind creations and home decor?

Where can you find old sheet music?
Garage sales and flea markets are good places to start, or if you prefer, print your own sheet music to use in crafts (see the last links at the end of this post for a few free printables.) 

Paper is one of the  most versatile craft materials. It can be folded, drawn on, painted on, cut and pasted, glued, shaped, decoupaged, and even molded and sculpted into beautiful shapes and designs. 

Book and book page art became popular a few years ago, so why not show your love for music by using upcycled sheet music pages in your artwork? Can't find any in poor enough shape to upcycle or use for crafts? Make copies and use those. 

Coffee table DIY from adiamondinthestuff

Sheet music star wreath by Handmade & Heritage

Tea cart by The Painted Hive

just for fun

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  1. Outstanding! I love the sheet music rose!

  2. what an honor! a hearty THANK YOU for featuring my sheet music rosette wreath!

  3. OMG, I love all of these! I've played piano for years and accumulated a lot of extra sheet music in the process. The wreaths, envelopes, and decoupaged furniture are all brilliant!

  4. Very cool! Surprising to see my apple but happy! (Hey that's ME!) lol I love using old sheet music. I especially like dense crazy notes like ragtime pieces. I like the decoupaged dresser but it is hard to pick a fav!

    1. Love your apple, would be a great gift for a music teacher!

  5. i love the dresser....i think i have this same one .......and i have loads of sheet music

  6. Thank you for the post. Surely you are getting lots of views being that crafters are loving the old sheet music more than ever, including myself! In addition to the one listed, do you know of any other websites that have free down-loadable sheet music? Thank you, again!! You're awesome :)

  7. I found pretty sheet music books for .39 at my local thrift shop. I've accumulated them with the intention of incorporating them into crafts. Thanks for the ideas!

  8. Thank you for the wonderful ideas! My mom just gave me a bag of old sheet music that I had when I used to play the piano and I was wondering what I wanted to do with them. The luminary and the coasters are a tie for my favorites.

  9. Wow! Found you via pinterest. I can't pick a favorite, there are so many cool sheet music projects I love.Tile coasters & furniture items & stars are on my bucket list.


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