12 Beautifully Creative DIY Bookends ...


DIY Bookends are projects that are easy to do and also perfect for better home organization.

We have here a list of DIY bookends that will surely make organizing your shelves easier.

Some of these are fabulous recycling projects while others are great ideas that will introduce you to new craft techniques.

Let's get craftin'!

1. Baseball


Here is a wonderful DIY bookend idea for a boy's room.

It would also be well-loved in your husband's office, I'm pretty sure.2

The tutorial below calls for wood pieces but I think you can skip these steps if you can find a decent wooden bookend to decorate.

2. Concrete


I don't know about you but I like my bookends heavy.

Which is why I am all sorts of in love with this concrete idea.

3. Pyrite


These are easy DIY bookends.

Basically, you gather and clean some rocks, spray paint them in gold, and assemble using a glue gun and industrial strength glue.

If you don't want your shelves to be scratched, you can affix felt dots to the bottom of your rock bookends.2

4. Telephone


This is a recycling bookend idea that will surely delight a Flea Market Queen.

Next time you go out for some thrifting adventure, you might want to grab a couple of handsets.

Turn them into quirky bookends using the tutorial below.

5. Animal Toys

Animal Toys

There are many fantastic ideas involving the use of plastic animal toys.

For this particular project, you will be using some to create beautiful DIY bookends.

Other materials that you will need are spray paint, flat stones (tiles will do, too), and super glue.

6. Garden Decor

Garden Decor

If you don't like the telephone idea for your thrift store DIY bookend, you can go for this painted garden decor project.

These lion ones are cute but methinks these garden animals come in many different designs.

Simply paint them, add felt protectors to the bottom, and display.

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