Booklover's Dream DIY Shelf
Give your room that vintage aesthetic with this incredible Booklover's Dream DIY Shelf. This DIY shelving idea is a fun way to decorate your room while adding extra space for storage. It's perfect for elegant studies, personal libraries, or whimsical and cute playrooms for children. This DIY wall shelf project comes with three printable vintage book cover templates, so you can use any old books for the shelf. Simply print out the covers onto thick cardstock and glue them around a matching set of books.
Time to CompleteIn an evening
Primary TechniqueDIY Craft
Project TypeMake a Project
- 3 old books of same width and thickness
- Box cutter
- A piece of 1″ x 4″ about 24″ long for the insert
- A piece of 2″ x 8″ for the corbels
- Jig saw
- A drill, wood screws, and keyhole hangers
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Nov 04, 2016
What a cute little shelf! This would look great in a nursery or child's room. It's the perfect way to display one's favorite books.
Nov 02, 2016
Love it! This is such an awesome craft. I might have to make this for our library at home.
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Oct 28, 2016
This is so creative! I love the vintage look this gives off, and you can use your favorite or meaningful books for even more of a personal touch.
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