5 Fun and Crafty DIY Bookends…

Bookends aren’t just for your shelves…put them on your coffee table (stand your books up for some added height) or use them on your desk for a pop of color.  Here are 5 amazingly cute bookends you can make yourself!

#1.  Raid the Toy Box

PB teen / Just Crafty Enough

PB teen; Just Crafty Enough

How cute are these…seriously?  Pottery Barn Teen no longer has these available but that’s even more inspiration to make them yourself.  Find some sturdy wooden blocks, a few cute wooden toys or figurines, a little wood glue and some spray paint and…voila!  Very cool.




Hit up your local craft store for some chunky block letters, flatten out the bottoms or adhere them to a flat service, stack together, glue and paint.   These would be great for a kids room!

#3.  Bookshelf Bling

A Thoughtful Place; inspired by Young House Love

A Thoughtful Place; inspired by Young House Love

These are my favorite.  I love the bright gold metallic against the soft pastel colors of the books.  Spray your mason jars with a heavy coat of paint for maximum shine; fill with rocks to an appropriate weight.

#4.  Vintage Chic

A Beautiful Mess

A Beautiful Mess

This project requires a power tool but it would be totally worth the work to make these (I used to talk on phones like these…scary!) They would be a really unique touch to a home office desk…click on the picture above for detailed instruction on how to put these vintage bookends together.

#5.  Brickends

Pinterest Love

Pinterest Love

What could be easier than covering bricks in scrapbook paper…wrap them like you would a present and set them in place.  Cute!

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