8 Awesome DIY Bookshelves

The reader’s version of weekend warrioring! Take a break from attempting to top your personal record for pages consumed in a single sitting, stretch your DIY muscles, and create a fun new way to display your favorite reads.

Turn boring wooden crates into a colorful stack of shelves for a kid’s room. (via Crazy Little Projects)

 

Or give the same creates a more mature look with dark stain and some stenciling. (via Retropolitan)

 

Attach a ladder to the wall for a  utilitarian effect. (via Dudecraft)

 

Or give it a fresh coat of paint and add some leftover boards for a look that’s rustic and classic. (via Less-Than-Perfect Life of Bliss)

 

Recycle fabric into a simple hanging book display. (via Penny Carnival)

 

Upcycle plain metal bookends into magic floating bookshelves. (via Upcycle Us)

 

And achieve straight DIY ninja status when you turn your headboard into a bookshelf to ensure you’ll have sweetest of dreams. (via Fresh Home Ideas)

 

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