If you’ve ever checked out my Pinterest account then you know I have one board totally devoted to books and everything having to do with books. I’m a writer, an avid reader and a book designer, to say that I love books is putting it very mildly. At one point when I was younger I was convinced that I was going to make my living designing books and book covers, and though I am not “making my living” I am still designing 2-3 books a year and it is one of my very favorite side jobs. So I thought it was about time I devoted one of my Inspiration Board posts to a few of the fabulous projects I’ve spotted over on Hometalk that are entirely devoted to books!
” … I turned old books into a unique coat rack. It’s such an inexpensive project, because thrift stores carry so many old books for $1 or less, that they usually end up throwing out because they didn’t sell. Libraries often give away books their discarded books as well. With just a few coat hooks, screws and a scrap board, anyone can create this …. ” CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE!
” … Do you have some old books lying around? Make a one of a kind knife block that looks amazing and keeps your knives sharp at the same time … ” CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE!
” … I love books and when they become damaged, I just can’t bear throwing them out! So I turn them into photo frames in a few easy steps and a few added touches … ” CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE!
” … Now, book lovers who like to use books only for reading don’t hate… I picked these books up for fifty cents a piece… I save them from the landfill and turned them into home decor … ” CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE!
” … I’m sort of a commitment-phobe when it comes to decorating. But I loved all the ikea spice racks used as forward facing bookshelves that I saw all over the blogosphere. I just couldn’t decide where to hang them in my house! So, I hung them on my son’s dresser … ” CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE!
” … All in the project cost me about $20 in hardware and $5 in screws and it only took me about an hour to complete! Sometimes I am just amazed at how little time it takes sometimes to vastly improve a space! … ” CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE!