With so much I want to read this season, I am absolutely BOOKED! My shelves are starting to become stocked with all of my favorite books, and if you’re having a similar experience, then you know what it’s like to have your books unorganized, or falling over. These amazing DIY Bookend tutorials will give you some serious inspiration this year, and they’re so easy to put together on your own!
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Here are the bookends I found:
DIY Terrazzo Concrete Book Ends
Source: Fall For DIY
Part of adulting means eventually learning that having bookshelves where the books are constantly sliding and falling down is really annoying. The good news is that there is a fix to this. Use bookends! Better yet, save your money and build your own! And if you’re going for a chic look then you will definitely want to check out these terrazzo concrete bookends!
Source: A Beautiful Mess
Always wondered how the books stand vertically on their own in all of your favorite Pinterest posts? They actually DON’T! Bookends support their position. There’s no magic in all of this but instead cleverly designed bookends that are hidden inside and under the books. Want to learn more? Check out this tutorial!
Painted Fieldstone Bookends
Source: Domestically Speaking
Bookends are so practical but I understand not wanting to spend a fortune to have them. Easily create your own with tutorials just like this one! With only a few dollars and less than an hour, these fieldstone bookends are definitely for you!
Cheap DIY Bookend Tutorial
Source: Love Create Celebrate
If you want to make bookends on your own but are unsure of which design to go with, here’s a great one! These modern, house-like bookends are very stylish and pretty easy to make all on your own! An awesome idea!
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DIY Kids Bookends
Source: Jaime Costiglio
I learned pretty quickly after having kids that having a pile of books in the baby room is a big no-no. Placing them on shelves mounted on the wall is a MUCH better and sleeker idea. To prevent them from falling or sliding once they are mounted, add bookends like these!
DIY Concrete Letter Bookends
Source: Little House On The Corner
Making stylish and decorative bookend is easier than you think! These concrete letter bookends will prove just that! While you do need to work with concrete and molds to create the letters, the process is actually very simple, and fun too!
Mountian Top Wooden Bookends
Photo credit: Intentional Spaces Design on Instagram
Looking for the perfect gift and short on cash? Here’s an idea. DIY these wooden bookends! This tutorial features mountain-inspired bookends, but it shows you how to pick your own theme as well. Love it!
Faux Ceramic Animal Bookends
Source: Lovely Indeed
Do you find books sliding on the shelf annoying? I know I do! These bookends have seriously been a game-changer in my house, and my kids love this specific tutorial because they are animal themed and unhidden. SO cute!
Easy DIY Pattern Block Bookends
Source: Hello Splendid
I do realize that a lot of these bookend ideas involve some woodworking, and let’s be real. We aren’t all skilled in this way. I’ve got a solution for you! Use pattern blocks to create colorful, decorative bookends like these!
DIY Crystal Amethyst Bookends
Source: Enthralling Gumption
Have you seen those crystal amethyst bookends? Love them… however, they are very expensive. If you don’t want to spend a fortune, make some on your own! With chunks of raw amethyst crystal, you can buy for around $20 on this Etsy shop and re-create the exact same look. This is SUCH an awesome and chic idea!
Rainbow DIY Bookends
Source: See Lindsay
Have a Cricut maker at home? Use it to make rainbow bookends like these! You only need basswood and a few other tools, it’s a quicker project, and the turn out is so incredibly colorful. Taste the rainbow? Nah, READ the rainbow!
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How To Make Triangle Bookends
Source: Almost Makes Perfect
Geometric shapes are in when it comes to interior design, and I am all about it! If you want to follow the trend while keeping your books straight, make triangle bookends like these!
DIY Decorative Wooden Bookends
Source: Jen Woodhouse
Are you a woodworking enthusiast looking for a new DIY project? Beautifully decorative wooden bookends like these will be your next project, I promise! Not only is the aesthetic on point, but keeping your books straight and from falling down will be so nice too!
Creative Bookends With Mini Corkboard
Source: iSpy DIY
If you are looking for bookends that have multiple functions, you’ve come to the right place! These box-styled bookends hold your books vertically, serve as succulent planters, and hold smaller supplies (e.g. pencil, pen, rubber). You can also use them as tiny pinboards. UMMM, what more could you want?
DIY Easy Pineapple Bookends
Source: The Pretty Life Girls
Add some summer vibe in your home with these golden pineapple bookends! They are very easy to make as there is no building, only spraying with color. Plus, you can customize them by choosing a color you like too!
DIY Wood Triangle Bookend Tutorial
Source: Make & Tell
Have spare timber laying around? Use it to make something as simple and as useful as these triangle bookends! They not only hold your books on the shelf but also add a decorative touch to your room. Love how easy this one is!
DIY Fabric Pyramid Bookends
Source: Design Sponge
If sewing is your passion and you love DIY projects, this is definitely the one for you! Using fabric of your choice (or just like the one here), rice, and a bit of free time, you can create one-of-a-kind bookends. Cheap, useful, AND it looks good? I must be dreaming!
Adorable DIY Wooden Bookends
Source: Decor Hint
When I first starting looking into bookends I was interested in purchasing, but the cost was a bit….. exaggerated. I was so happy to find simple wooden bookends to make just like these! They are cheap, just as sturdy, and you can customize them in terms of color and the figures used. I won’t ever look into buying these again, that’s for sure!
DIY Unicorn Bookend
Source: Made To Be A Momma
Looking for a bookends idea for a special daughter or family friend? You will ADORE this unicorn bookend idea. Just wait until you see just how magical this is!
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Cactus & Succulent Planter Bookends
Source: Lydi Out Loud
Why have simple bookends with a single purpose when you can have a unique one with more use? Something like these cactus and succulent planter bookends will DEFINITELY satisfy your bookend need adding aesthetic to any home or living space. Love them!
DIY Guitar Scrap Wood Bookends
Source: Woodshop Diaries
Living with the next Bon Jovi or know him/her? These guitar bookends will make the PERFECT gift! With only scrap wood, a jigsaw, and few household tools this will be such a unique (and cheap) gift to remember for years to come! Check out the link if you think you may be interested
DIY Concrete Colorblock Bookends
Source: Calyx & Corolla
Whether you are redecorating your room or just want to stop your books from falling off the shelf, these concrete color block bookends are for you! They are unique, easy to make, and even better to look at! Absolutely love how colorful these are!
DIY Wine Rack Book Ends
Nothing pairs better than your favorite wine and a good book, am I right? If you can’t imagine one without the other, here’s an interesting idea on how to have BOTH! Create wine rack bookends like these!
Gold Dipped Numbered Bookends
Source: My Creative Days
Love the wooden aesthetic? here’s a DIY project for you! Using wooden numbers (you can buy online or make at home from scrap wood), gold paint, and a few other tools, you can create these gold dipper number bookends. They are very decorative and go well with any interior. I am obsessed with these!
Hand Stamped Book Stack
Source: Shes Crafty & She Knows It
Looking for a way to organize your books but don’t want to use bookends? You will be all about this book stack idea! This DIY is definitely perfect for those into the farmhouse, rustic, style!
Custom Concrete Bookend
Source: The Beat That My Heart Skipped
Looking for a creative, yet easy DIY bookends project? This is simple, subtle, and goes with all colors and interiors. Plus, it takes less than an hour with very few tools needed!
DIY Wood Bookend Tutorial For Kids Room
Source: Just Measuring Up
Easter means spring, spring means warmer weather, and warmer weather makes ME HAPPY! I love to celebrate Easter and everything that comes with this sunny time of year. Creating bunny bookends like these serve as a great project to do with your kids, and an awesome spring decoration. I love it!
Desert Sun Bookends
Add some boho style to your home with these desert sun bookends! You will love the aesthetic and the purpose these serve!
Concrete Bookend & Vase
When searching for something simple and multifunctional, these bookends will definitely do the job! Being compact and made of concrete, they fit any interior. Better yet, the shape of a vase makes them suitable for holding flowers as well as kitchen utensils and small supplies. I love multi-purpose projects!
Personalized Childrens Wooden Bookend
Need a gift for your nephew/niece’s birthday? Books make great gifts. Compliment their new favorite book with personalized wooden bookends like these!
Woodland Nursery Bookends
Love the outdoors as much as you love reading? Keep the woods in your reading with these cute tree bookends!
Handcrafted Modern Industrial Bookends
If you are all about a hefty industrial style and are looking for something to add to your room, you will love these modern industrial bookends! Plus, they are available in 4 colors so you can choose the one that matches your interior!
Boho Style Bookends
Getting excited about summer? Add some sunshine into your life with these desert landscape bookends! With their light vibrant colors and wavy shapes, they make a perfect addition to any space!
Concrete Skull Bookend
If you need bookends but want something unique and eccentric, these concrete skull bookends are sure to get the job done! Plus, they are available in several colors. Stylish, chic, and cheap? I think YES!
Book worms unite! I hope you found exactly the perfect DIY to fit your book shelf and complete it. Don’t forget to check out my meal planner and free printable’s at the top of the page and feel free to use any or all of them. Enjoy!
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