Display Your Books In Style – Quirky DIY BookendsSubscribe to "Homedit" on YouTube to keep up with all of our videos and shows. View in gallery. And the fun part those cute foxes are actually salt and paper shakers. You can find other nice-looking things to use for such a project. Apart from the shakers this project also requires two wooden blocks, some spray paint and some glue. Go ahead and paint the block any color you want and then spray paint the shakers.
44 Cool DIY Bookends That Are Easy to Make
For starters, this is a great project especially for beginning DIY-ers. The secret to making cool bookends is to doing something…. Start by thinking of who would buy your bookends. Are they for children , adults , people to use at work or for people with a specific hobby or interest? Then start brainstorming on what would make your bookends extra cool. Always remember that for bookends to work, they need to be able to support books that lean on them to stand up.
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Hold books upright and in style using these easy-to-construct bookends. Using only simple, straight cuts, the parts assemble quickly with only a drill and a few screws. Small L-brackets hold the books tightly in place, while rubber stoppers keep the bookends from sliding. Difficulty: Easy. With only straight cuts and a bit of assembly, this is a perfect project to get your feet wet. Tape Measure. A great project …I think maybe adding the brackets should be done after the bumpers are applied to the bottom so they are flush with the bottom.
Though making DIY bookends entails some time and effort, the immensely rewarding results can last for years. Scroll down now to see five of our favorite bookends made by creative and stylish do-it-yourselfers. Then either mimic their ideas or let their designs inspire your own signature set. You can stock up on hiking guides and trail maps, or you can invite nature onto your shelf another way: with wilderness-themed DIY bookends. Sand and stain a couple of wood blocks, then glue on the tiny scene of your choice.