Beautiful when lit too.

Artichoke Pendant Shade by Allison Patrick (made from assorted used paperback books)

Love this!  By Zipper8Lighting

Artichoke Mixed Book Page Pendant Light - Hanging Paper Lantern. (you can buy precut circles of tissue paper and use that instead. Start from the top of the paper lantern and work downwards and out.

gorgeous white on white

The table. DIY:: 7 Budget Painted Furniture Trends and Painting Tutorials ! Including How to use Paint to Transform a Old Dining Table To This French Provincial Beauty