Taking the house my mom grew up in, the farm my grandparents shared for over fifty years and making it a home for us to grow old in.

Hometalk: For you book lovers out there!

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!


Repurposed Books Into Unique Coat Rack – Back to School Old School

An inspiration board of six projects from Hometalk that are totally devoted to books. Book knife blog, book coat rack, floating book shelves.
” … 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!



Turn Old Books Into a Knife Block

An inspiration board of six projects from Hometalk that are totally devoted to books. Book knife blog, book coat rack, floating book shelves.
” … 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!


Damaged Books Became Photo Frames

An inspiration board of six projects from Hometalk that are totally devoted to books. Book knife blog, book coat rack, floating book shelves.
” … 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!


Folded Books…

An inspiration board of six projects from Hometalk that are totally devoted to books. Book knife blog, book coat rack, floating book shelves.
” … 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!


Bookshelf? Dresser? My DIY Bookshelf Dresser!

An inspiration board of six projects from Hometalk that are totally devoted to books. Book knife blog, book coat rack, floating book shelves.
” … 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!


Easy Barn Wood Book Shelves

An inspiration board of six projects from Hometalk that are totally devoted to books. Book knife blog, book coat rack, floating book shelves.
” … 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!


An inspiration board of six projects from Hometalk that are totally devoted to books. Book knife blog, book coat rack, floating book shelves.

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  1. April 20, 2017 at 3:37 pm

    The coat rack from books is so creative! Love it!

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