Elizabeth Sagan Uses Her Impressive Book Collection to Create Literary Art

Book lover Elizabeth Sagan managed to find another way to put her extensive book collection into use; she makes art with it. With the help of her books, Sagan creates intriguing scenes and shares them with her Instagram followers.

The 23-year-old came up with the idea of “literary art” when she began sharing her favorite books on Instagram. Since she didn’t want for her followers to get bored with similar photos, Elizabeth decided to get creative with her shots which became more complex with time. Now she uses the books to create all kinds of scenes from shooting stars to wings and head wigs.

You can check out some of her works below.

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What are you currently reading? ๐Ÿ“š I'm about to start taking the new batch of pics – which is good and bad. It's good cause damn I need a biiit of change, make my feed more colourful and stuff, but it's a bad thing because I know I'll barely have time to read… now, now when I finally got into Throne of Glass series ๐Ÿ˜ญ I kid you not, today, while I was ironing the new backgrounds (I ironed today more than I ironed in my entire life), I couldn't stop thinking about Manon and how Asterin said "witchlings are sacred, Manon. Sacred.". And then I thought about the Ironteeth and about the Crochans and about the Valgs and so on. Aaah ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ ๐Ÿ“š In other news, the September @fairyloot box is here and it's full of wonders that I can't wait to share (even though I'm a bit late on this and I'm sure you've already seen the goodies). Don't forget to use ELIZABETH5 to save some money ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ“š #fairyloot #bookbox #unboxing #bookfun #booksofinstagram #lecture #literatur #horse #horses #epicreads #goodreads #ebook #bookstagram #instabook #booklove #kitap #bok #bog #livre #libro #libre #livro #currentreads #sjm #acotar #tog #throneofglass #kingdomofash

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GIVEAWAY ๐Ÿ“š To celebrate the LGBT victory from this past weekend, I joined forces with @benaldersonauthor to bring you a great giveaway! You can win the first two books in The Dragori series (Cloaked in Shadow and Found in Night) as physical copies and the prequel novella (Prince of Flames) as ebook. The Dragori series is a m/m dragon shifter romance with powerful magic, a kingdom in danger and creatures beyond your imagination. ๐Ÿ“š Aaand Cloaked in Shadow is 0.99 on Kindle until October 14th and I just put a link in my bio if you want to check it out. ๐Ÿ“š To enter the giveaway, you have to: โšก๏ธLike this photo โšก๏ธFollow @benaldersonauthor โšก๏ธFollow @elizabeth_sagan โšก๏ธTag 5 friends in separate comments โšก๏ธAnswer the question: what element would you want to control? ๐Ÿ“š โœจGiveaway is open internationally โœจMust be 18 years old or have parental permission to enter โœจThis giveaway is in no way endorsed, sponsored, or affiliated with Instagram ๐Ÿ“š โšก๏ธThe giveaway ends on Sunday October 14th at Midnight EST & winner will be announced Monday October 15th at 2pm EST. ๐Ÿ“š #giveaway #bookgiveaway #themortalinstruments #shadowhunters #angel #supernatural #illyrian #rhysand #feyre #cassandraclare #wings #wingspan #top_bookstagram #bookstagram #instabook #igread #flatlay #fromabove #tmi #magnusbane #artofonstagram #art #wordporn #poetry #poetryisnotdead

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What's something that you can't stand about today's society? ๐Ÿ“š So right now I'm at that training that I told you about in the stories. I won't be able to answer the comments right away, but I'll do it when I'll be back home. The rest of my week will be pretty full: today this, tomorrow I'll be at another event that I'll tell you more about in the stories (have I told you I played in a movie? ๐Ÿ˜†), Friday I might go out (who are you and what have you done with Liz), Saturday I'll be observer at the referendum and Sunday I'll either go see Anna Todd or I'll be at the referendum again (it all depends on my pissed off levels from Saturday). And I want to see Venom this weekend too haha. ๐Ÿ“š Sorry I can't be that active today – don't forget I shoutout 2 accounts that comment on my new post. ๐Ÿ“š #medusa #greek #percyjackson #rickriordan #womenofbooks #bookstagram #bookish #bookworm #bookwarm #booksonbooks #bookfun #ilovebooks #livre #livro #libre #libro #kitap #kitaplar #carte #carti #instabook #igbook #igbooks #yalovin #๐Ÿ“– #๐Ÿ“š

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Do you own any bookish merch? What are your favourite bookish items? ๐Ÿ“š Before becoming a @fairyloot rep I didn't understand why people would collect the boxes. And then it grew on me and I started thinking that it would be so cool to FILL MY ROOM WITH FAIRYLOOT BOXES. Why? I don't know. Ask Smaug, he's the one staying on a mountain of jewellery. I guess at one point I'll have to throw away (blasphemy!) at least a couple of them, but so far they're super cute looking on the shelves and they come in handy when I need black spines for a pic. What are you doing with your bookboxes? ๐Ÿ“š Side note: this pic isn't photoshopped. I always knew I was a boobless centauress and a few days ago I finally accepted my true identity. So now I'm living with my family in the Forbidden Forest. ๐Ÿ“š Use code ELIZABETH5 to save money ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ“š #fairyloot #bookbox #unboxing #bookish #bookishlove #kitap #livre #libro #theforbiddenforest #centaur #mythical #booksofinstagram #booksofig #booksbooksbooks #currentread #currentlyreading #bog #lecture #literatur #livro #instabook #yalovin #magic #๐Ÿ“š #๐Ÿ“–

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED. Winner: @peircethefangirl ๐Ÿ˜„ Time for a new amazing giveaway to celebrate @jdnetto 's birthday! You can win The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare (box set) & The Whispers of the Fallen series by JD Netto (all 4 books). ๐Ÿ“š To enter, follow the instruction below: ๐Ÿ“š ๐Ÿ”ฅ like this photo ๐Ÿ”ฅ follow @JDNetto ๐Ÿ”ฅ follow @ThePagesWeLove ๐Ÿ”ฅ follow @James_Trevino ๐Ÿ”ฅ follow @Elizabeth_Sagan ๐Ÿ”ฅ tag 5 friends (in separate comments) ๐Ÿ“š ๐ŸŒŸ Giveaway is open internationally. ๐ŸŒŸ Must be 18 years old or have parental permission to enter. ๐ŸŒŸ This giveaway is in no way endorsed, sponsored or affiliated with Instagram. ๐Ÿ“š ๐ŸŒŸ The giveaway ends September 17 at midnight EST and the winner will be announced on September 18 at 3:30PM EST via live stream at @ThePagesWeLove ๐Ÿ“š HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JD! ๐Ÿ“š #giveaway #bookgiveaway #themortalinstruments #shadowhunters #angel #supernatural #illyrian #rhysand #feyre #cassandraclare #wings #wingspan #top_bookstagram #bookstagram #instabook #igread #flatlay #fromabove #tmi #magnusbane #artofonstagram #art #wordporn #poetry #poetryisnotdead

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What's the last book you picked up because of the cover? ๐Ÿ“š The new @fairyloot box is here and has a book that I'm interested in, even though I'm not usually into pirate books: These Rebel Waves by @sara_raasch. I've seen it everywhere and when I discovered it's going to be into the next #fairyloot box I was so excited. Seeing it in person was even cooler! The cover looks and feels amazing! ๐Ÿ“š Meanwhile, a small reading update: holy moly I finished A Thousand Splendid Suns and it was WONDERFUL. Gut-wrenching and heartbreaking, but amazing. I definitely recommend it. I'm going to start The Kite Runner right away!! ๐Ÿ“š Also, I decided that from now I will shoutout 2 accounts that comment on my latest pic ^_^ ๐Ÿ“š #fairylootunboxing #bookbox #lesserate #livre #livres #livro #libro #livros #livreaddict #ler #lecture #leitura #leitores #leitor #romans #livreaddict #bookstagram #instabook #artist #art #writersofinstagram #poetry #wordporn #fae #sarahjmaas #fairy #highfae

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Caption this pic. Best 3 captions get a shoutout. Be weird. ๐Ÿ“š Reading update: well, this has been a busy week so I haven't finished anything :)) I only started another German book with short stories and kinda left the one I was already reading for later. How was your week reading-wise? ๐Ÿ“š This pic is inspired by @annas.buecher… and by an idea that I had a few months ago but it didn't work out then because I used a real umbrela and it looked really bad ๐Ÿ˜…. Also, I'm giving a shoutout to @book.lover24 because she also did a cool umbrela! ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ“š #bookart #bookworld #instabook #igread #bookaholic #art #flatlay #fromabove #whplight #creative #booklovers #bookishlove #bookyourappointment #bookclub #bookcommunity #goodreads #epicreads #bookhaul #bookstagrammer #booksofinstagram #๐Ÿ“˜ #๐Ÿ“š #๐Ÿ“– #igreads #ilovebooks

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Maps in books, yay or nay? ๐Ÿ“š Grace & Fury is the book from the June @fairyloot box. It is a feminist fantasy that has fierce sisters and rebellion. No, it doesn't come with a map, but I would have loved one. Maybe in the sequel? I think having maps in books, especially in fantasy books, can't be anything but a good idea. Not that I would have checked it more than once, and that's because I flew through this book. I could have read it in a day if would have started it in the morning, it's that short and enjoyable – and its hardcover format was Fairyloot Exclusive! Needless to say, I can't wait for the sequel. ๐Ÿ“š #fairylootunboxing #bookbox #graceandfury #yafantasy #bookstagram #bookgram #instabook #igread #booklove #bookart #bookish #bookworm #bookaholic #fromabove #flatlay #artistofinstagram #ilovereading #poetry #poetryisnotdead #writersofinstagram #booknerd #bookgeek #booksofinstagram #bookporn #fairyloot #mybuddy008262

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