iPad cover made from a published book

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    This is something I always wanted to try and after some trial and error I came up with this one. Just in case it's not completely obvious: I loooooooove cupcakes :p

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    I used a PVC tray to hold the iPad, it fits Apple's smart cover as well. All ports are easily accessible. Somehow I couldn't resist to use a cupcake print to line the inside ;)
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    That is so cool! Where did you find the PVC tray?
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    They sell them in my local computer centre for about US$ 8.- per piece. I have seen them on ebay as well. There are 2 versions, one can be used together with Appple's smart cover :)
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    That's really awesome. What would I search for on eBay?
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    Oh now I see what you meant! That's a really cool thing you did. Thank you!
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    I made a more 'manly' cover using a DIY book today - the glue is still drying. I'll post some pictures tomorrow :)
    After having a coffee with the owner of the used book store nearby, she promised me to put all damaged Kindle and iPad sized hardcover books aside for me :D
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    You should set up a business and start selling these....

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    Here is the DIY themed cover....

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    I decided to line it with denim....

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    I have to say they are unique. :)
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    Thank you :D
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    I think it is awesome! I moved your thread to our DIY Section.
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    Wow, they are great. I found your Etsy shop and the pics there are even better ~ edited by Moderator ~ link to business

    I think it is a great range of cases, I think that my GF is going to be getting a present!

    The Archangel
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    You can also get iPad and iPad 2 back covers cheap from dealextreme. In china. I buy from them all the time. I bought my wife a black back cover for a few dollars including shipping.

    Brian
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    Thanks for that - I am always looking for plain black back covers for my projects (or pink ones for the covers I make for myself ;))
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    Thank you. The lady in my local used book store was nice enough to put 6 slightly damaged books (missing pages) aside for me. I now need to create a proper mess - to the utter annoyance of Mr. Manou - to come up with some good ideas to utilise them :D

    I really do not want to edit your link one more time. No more discussion about promoting your business here. We had this discussion via PM as well. Read the rules.
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    I like the lonely hearts ad sleeve, I would like to see that in a book cover format.

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