Book Review: Paper Goods Projects: The New Book, by Jodi Levine

Hello again, savvy savers! Today finds us with a new book review, and this time it’s Paper Goods Projects: The New Book, by Jodi Levine.

  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Potter Craft (August 11, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0804186952
  • ISBN-13: 978-0804186957

So ladies and gents, I want to first tell you all how exciting it is that Jodi Levine’s new crafts book is now in stores! Levine’s new book, Paper Goods Projects, is filled with all things paper enthusiats dream of. As a crafter, and fan of the author since childhood, seeing her works evolve from Martha’s show forward has been a treat. This book, filled with brilliant, imaginative ways to turn everyday paper items into terrific creations will be your usher into all things crafty this coming Fall.

As previously stated, this is the second book by the former editor of Martha Stewart Kids magazine and it’s going to be a must-have for anyone interested in paper projects –  or for parents and grandparents looking to get their kids interested in crafting this season. This edition features sixty projects, perfect for birthday parties, rainy afternoons at home, and holidays.

Each project is executed and designed with your local retailers in mind, based an upcycled, re-purposed, and cutely re-imagined that even simple household staples-coffee filters, cupcake wrappers, paper doilies, cardboard boxes and balloons, can be made into affordable, functional art pieces and toys.

Moreover, the book is organized into four medium-heavy chapters:

  1. Coffee Filters & Cupcake Paper
  2. Paper Plates, bags, and Doilies
  3. Balloons
  4. Recycling Bin

This books awesome ideas are equally matched and enhanced by Amy Gropp Forbes brilliantly illustrated photography; each chapter includes both the how-to process for each craft as well as the finished project. Paper Goods Projects available now on

A few of the projects included are:

Coffee Filter Water Lilies, from the Coffee Filter chapter.

The Big Box Town, with interchangeable components, from the Recycling Bin chapter.

This book is a must have for crafters, and those little crafters among us alike! To find out more about this book, click here!



I received this book as a review copy from Blogging For Books. All opinion expressed are that of my own.

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