Add a bit of style to your bookshelf with these trendy DIY bookends!
When you love books — for reading but also for collecting — it is common that the number of books you own grows and grows. Organizing such a massive collection can feel like a burden, but with these trendy DIY bookends, you’ll turn a tedious task into an enjoyable one! You’ll want your pretty books and bookends to shine in all their glory!
11 DIY Bookends to Dress Up Your Shelf
1. Re-purposed Old Hardbound Books
There are a lot of DIY bookend ideas out there, but if you’re looking for a good (and cheap) craft to do, check this out. Just using an old hardbound book and a simple bookend, you can recreate this stylish bookend to suit your style. Click here for the step by step tutorial.
2. Letter Bookends
No one can resist these fabulous bookends! You can personalize them with you or your loved one’s initials. They’re very easy to make using paper mache letters, sand and wrapping paper of your choice. Click here for details.
3. Succulent and Supply Holder DIY Bookends
A neat idea that serves a dual purpose! Besides holding books in place, it is a supply holder and memo board for daily reminders. You can use a toothbrush holder or any container for this. For steps and supplies used, click here.
4. Arrow Bookends
If you want to try something elegant and fun, then this DIY bookend idea is for you. You’ll be need a drill, small screws and wood for this, but it’s worth the effort! Click here for the tutorial.
5. Triangle Bookends
If you’re looking for a simple project, you may want to try this. Steps and materials are provided here.
6. Starry Tealight Votive Bookends
“Oh, starry starry night!”
Yes! These will function as bookends and lovely DIY decor at night. Here’s how.
7. Picture Frame Bookend
Yes, picture frames as bookends! A fun way to keep your family and friends on your mind. For the tutorial, click here.
8. Honey Bears DIY Bookends
Very easy to recreate using a recycled honey container shaped like a bear. Just paint with the honey still inside or finish the honey first and fill it with sand so it’s heavy enough to work as a bookend.
9. Vinyl Record Bookend
Unique! Great for you retro lovers.
10. Mason Jar Vases Bookends
Just fill your vases with water, add flowers and voila! Instant bookends.
11. Simple DIY Bookends
Hold your books in place with these easy-to-construct bookends. You just need a few screws, wood pieces and a drill. Add a decorative ornament and you’re done!
These amazing bookend ideas can easily be done at home, so kiss your messy and boring shelves goodbye!
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