Make art out of old books! There are a few ways to go about this. You can cut into and draw on the book, or fold the pages to make a design.
Check out these examples:
Layers have been made out of this book by cutting into sections of pages.
found on http://www.beautifuldecay.com/2015/04/09/isobelle-ouzman-turns-discarded-books-sculptural-works-art/
Using black ink and then slowly adding a touch of color as the layers go further back makes this book look like it is glowing.
Want to try folding pages instead? Check out these examples.
Here is a page that can help you DIY.