By Shalini Last Updated On 30 September 2015 In DIY
Book lovers always have a special corner or space in their homes where they store and arrange their books. If you are a typical bookworm, I’m sure you’d have tons of books at your disposal, which at times may call for your attention with respect to storing them. There are many creative and recreational ideas that you can use for your books, especially if you are on a budget. DIY bookshelf ideas work best when you are on a budget. Not only that, you might probably be able to put to use some of your favorite antique or old pieces of furniture or things to better use.
Old belts, ropes, skateboards, ladders, etc. are some of the few items that you can use for creating your own DIY bookshelf. If you have old wine crates, you could arrange them against an empty wall in your room, living room, or any other area of your home you want to have your little library in. Set up the old crates as it is against the wall and place your books in it. You could also decorate the crates with decorative papers to give them a new and polished look. However, the old and typical wooden crates have a charming appeal of their own.
With ladders there are a wide variety of bookshelf ideas that you can put to use for your own bookshelf. If you have twin metal ladders, you can set them up against an empty area of your home, place wooden planks across the ladder steps and then start placing your books. You’ll have the most spacious and probably an organized book shelf for yourself. Another idea is to hook up the ladder itself on the wall and then use the ladder steps as different shelves for placing your books.
If you do not have an open area in your home but still want a nice and organized bookshelf for yourself, then the wall by your staircase can probably prove the best for you. Put up wooden planks on wall and create shelves across them. There you are with the most exceptional of bookshelf ideas DIY style. Another popular idea for DIY bookshelves is the pipe bookshelf. Old and unused plumbing pipes can make up for a very creative yet useful bookshelf. All you will have to do is fit the pipes on the wall and put up wooden planks on them, and there you are with a nice, sturdy and industrial style DIY bookshelf.
Pallet bookshelves also make a great DIY project for bookworms like you. You could make use of pallets and fix them up on the walls to stock up on your books. Most recently grown popular themes are more for mathematics lovers and spiritual people. Boxes arranged to form a mandala, or a Voronoi bookshelf which is based on the Voronoi algorithm. These unique and creative ideas may work just perfect for you. Here are some 50 creative DIY bookshelf ideas for you to sift through, choose, and use them for your own unique bookshelf.