Thursday, August 1, 2013

Things I Love Thursdays: Brilliant Bookends

Today's BuzzFeed post on bookends really got me inspired. These brick bookends are my particular favorite:

I love that these are totally DIY, and for cheap, too! If there's one thing Yekat has plenty of, it's bricks. I could probably pick up two or three lying around on my way home from work...

Feeling inspired, I decided to see what else I could scrounge up online (preferably of the DIY variety, since who wants to order a pair of heavy bookends in the mail?).

These repurposed Breyer horse bookends on Etsy from Equine by Lauren are brilliant (and if I don't have a daughter, I'm gonna have a whole lot of plastic horses on my hands).

I love the look of these simple diorama-style bookends from Yuppie Love. All you would need is a square wooden frame and something cute to fill it with.

Terrariums are adorable in any context, but using them as bookends is a brilliant idea I saw in a few places. These terrarium kits from Doodle Birdie on Etsy are extra cute.

Now I'm off to see if I can find any bricks to paint!


Erin said...

If you make those one of the books should be The Princess Bride.

sonia said...

I love those brick bookends! So creative.

Emily R. King said...

Beautiful! I'm looking for a new pair myself. Perhaps I'll find some on etsy!

Emily R. King said...

Hmm, I think it ate my last comment. Just in case it didn't, I'll do this again.

These are beautiful! I'm in the market for a new set of bookends, so maybe I'll find them on Etsy! Thanks!

Caryn Caldwell said...

Oh, wow! These are all so great! And much better than the stacks of books I usually use to keep all my other books upright. Like you, I'm particularly fond of the brick bookends. Brilliant idea!