Such a smart idea (feed old book pages through a printer to make unique silhouette art). Not gonna lie, I'd probably scan in the old book pages first, and use the scan for the final print. I love my old books, I don't want to cut them up.
Repurpose a mulit-paned window salvaged from a flea market or estate sale. A few coats of chalkboard paint turn it into a memo station. Get the how-to at The Shabby Creek Cottage. Source: The Shabby Creek Cottage