1. Place mat.
Old book jackets make eye-catching table
setting for informal dinner parties.
2. Party hat. Fold into
a cone or other hat shape and punch two holes for a string or an
3. Blotter. Protect your
youngster’s working area by using a book jacket as a desk blotter.
4. Container cover.
Coordinate a room’s decor by covering canisters, pencil holders, and
wastebaskets with book jackets.
5. Wallpaper. Paper one
or several walls in the den or family room with colorful book
6. Notepaper. Take notes
about the book you’re reading on the inside of its jacket. Or, in a
pinch, use the jacket as stationery.