Are you looking for creative DIY bookends to make? Try these easy and budget-friendly ideas to style your bookcases and have your books stay put.
Adding books to your home decor is a great way to add character and life to the space. They, quite literally, tell a story! I also love incorporating vintage books to really bring extra character into the decor.
When you’re struggling to decorate with no money or on a budget, the answer will also be BOOKS! They are SO easy to find at thrift stores or garage sales.
But when you go to style the books on shelves, you’ll need to figure out how to get the books to stay put. Why not make your own bookends? Try one of these 9 creative DIY bookends!
DIY Unicorn Bookends for a Nursery
Learn how to make DIY bookends for a nursery out of thrifted unicorns. I'm also seeing little figurines like this at the thrift store and yard sales, so this DIY bookend would be pretty easy to recreate on a budget!
DIY Coral Bookends
I love a good coastal-styled space (like this Navy bedroom inspiration)! She incorporates found coral pieces attached Dollar Store bookends with hot glue and added some painted stripes for extra style.
DIY Wood Storage Bookends
Add some color to your bookshelf with DIY Wood Storage Bookends! The small boxes on the bookends are for holding bookmarks, pens, and small papers.
DIY Faux Ceramic Animal Bookends
These faux ceramic bookends are easy to make and look perfect on the shelf. Spoiler alert: even though they totally look like ceramic animals, they are plastic!
Bookends are a great way to add a bit of style to your bookshelf, but what about when you don't really have room for a big ol' bookend? Or maybe you just want to keep things simple and minimalistic on your bookshelf. These invisible bookends are the perfect solution!
DIY Wood Triangle Bookends
If you’re looking for a DIY bookend with more of a modern look, you’ll love these ones! How cute are these easy geometric bookends made with wood? A perfect beginner woodworking project!
DIY Kids Toy Bookends
Does anyone else get sentimental about toys that your kids outgrow? Rather than getting rid of a favorite toy use it to make these DIY Kids Toy Bookends.
Simple Triangle Bookends
This bookend idea is super thrifty! She uses cardboard and contact paper. They totally look high-end, don’t you think?
If you like this one, you'll probably enjoy these other cardboard crafts for adults!
DIY Splatter Painted Concrete Sphere Bookends
These DIY splatter-painted concrete sphere bookends are the perfect easy DIY project to help keep your books upright. And I just love the unique spherical look!
So many fun and creative ideas, do you agree!? There are some that are perfect and playful for kid’s spaces and there are others that are modern and sophisticated for home offices and styling shelves.
Which of these DIY bookends would you try?
Let us know in the comments!