30 DIY Bookends That Will Beautify Your Shelves

Are your bookshelves looking boring? You can add beauty to it using any of the DIY bookends listed in this article. Bookends are a great way to buttress your favorite books.

Most of the DIY bookends listed in this article are very easy to make. All you would need to gather are the right materials. Trust me, your bookshelves will look a whole lot better with bookends. All you need to do is select your preferred bookend and start crafting.

Best DIY Bookends

1. DIY Simple Bookends

1. DIY Simple Bookends

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I think these simple bookends are very beautiful and would serve as cool support for your books. I also love the fact that you can make them easily. To make this, you will need a few tools handY.

2. DIY Easy Bookends With Cardboard

Did you know that you can use cardboard to create bookends that would look fantastic? In this DIY guide, the creator will take you through a process of how to make bookends with cardboard. The steps are very easy to follow with the right tools by your side.

3. DIY Industrial Bookends

These industrial bookends require that you get some industrial pipes. This might not be an easy task, but it will be worth it, trust me. The making process would require the use of some basic woodworking tools.

4. DIY Bookends From Cardboards

Here’s another cardboard project I fell in love with at first sight. I think this is beautiful. From a distance, no one will know you created these fancy bookends from cardboard. The steps required for making this are quite easy to follow.

5. Color-Blocked Bookends Design DIY

5. Color-Blocked Bookends Design DIY

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Are you a big fan of colors? I have something for you. In this DIY project, the creator will take you on a short journey that will show you how to create these color-blocked bookends designs. The making process would be stressful but worth it.

6. DIY Cactus Bookends

This is one of the easiest DIY tutorials I have seen so far. In this DIY project, the creator will show you how to make these cactus bookends. The process is fun to follow and can be done even by a complete beginner.

7. How To Make Amethyst Bookends

7. How To Make Amethyst Bookends

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While doing my research, I also came across this DIY that will show you how to make an amethyst bookend. Just like a few others, the making process of these bookends is quite easy to follow.

8. DIY Faux Concrete Bookends

8. DIY Faux Concrete Bookends

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These bookends will trick your friends to think that you made concrete bookends. Using foam and some other supplies, the creator was able to make these faux concrete bookends. The process of making these faux concrete bookends is very easy to follow.

9. DIY Arrow Bookends

9. DIY Arrow Bookends

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These bookends make it look like an arrow pierced through your books. I think this is a great idea. The steps to making these are quite easy to follow.

10. How To Make Vinyl-Record Bookends

10. How To Make Vinyl-Record Bookends

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It’s a good thing you didn’t throw away those old vinyl-records. Even if you did, you can purchase these online. In this DIY tutorial, the creator was able to make bookends using vinyl-records.

11. DIY Dinosaur Bookends

11. DIY Dinosaur Bookends

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This would be a great idea for your kid’s room. If they have a collection of storybooks, you can keep them upright with these bookends. Using plywood and a bunch of other supplies, the creator was able to come up with this amazing idea.

12. DIY Picture Frame Bookends

12. DIY Picture Frame Bookends

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In this DIY project, you’ll learn how to make picture frame bookends. I love this idea. You can use family photos or personal photos. Also, the making process is quite easy to follow. Even as a  beginner, you’ll get the hang of it.

13. DIY Golden Animal Concrete Bookends

These golden animal concrete bookends will look great on your bookshelf. The making process of these bookends is an easy one to carry out.

14. DIY Neon Portal Bookends

I would highly recommend this for people who are into science fiction. These neon portal bookends are really amazing. It will take you some time to make them, but the time taken will be totally worth it.

15. DIY SuperHero Silhouette Bookends

15. DIY SuperHero Silhouette Bookends

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Who are your favorite superheroes? I’d pick batman and superman any day. In this DIY project, the creator was able to craft a superhero silhouette for his bookends. The process of making these is quite easy to follow.

16. DIY Wood Triangle Bookends

16. DIY Wood Triangle Bookends

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These DIY bookends would fit perfectly in a modern house bookshelf. If you are looking for something simple, you should try this out.

17. How To Make Invisible Bookends

Leave your friends in awe. In this DIY project, you’ll learn how to make invisible bookends. The process is quite easy to get the hang of. After this tutorial, you’ll be making invisible bookends with ease.

18. Fancy DIY Bookends

18. Fancy DIY Bookends

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For this DIY bookends project, the creator was able to gather some materials and create this amazing piece of art. The instructions are quite easy to follow.

19. Low Budget DIY Bookends

19. Low Budget DIY Bookends

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I found these low budget DIY bookends and I think they’ll look great on your bookshelf. It will cost you a few bucks to make these. The making process is quite easy to follow and would require a few materials.

20. How To Make Easy Bookends

20. How To Make Easy Bookends

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In this DIY tutorial, you will learn how to make these easy bookends. Trust me, they are so easy to make, even your kids might be able to make them without your help. The instructions on how to make them are easy to follow.

21. DIY Quote Bookends

21. DIY Quote Bookends

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I fell in love with this quote bookends at first sight. I mean, take a good look at that beauty. This project requires the use of plywood, you will need to stack up a lot of plywood to make this quote bookends.

22. DIY Bookends From CDs

22. DIY Bookends From CDs

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I think the ladies would love this one. It is simple and completely looks like something a lady or girl would want to have beside her favorite books. If you have been looking for quick bookends, you can try this out.

23. DIY Invisible Bookends

23. DIY Invisible Bookends

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Here’s another DIY project that will show you how to make invisible DIY bookends. You’ll leave your friends in awe after making this for your home.

24. DIY Telephone Bookends

24. DIY Telephone Bookends

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I love the vintage phone used in this DIY project. If you have vintage home decor, using telephone bookends would be ideal. It is very easy to make. The making process will involve the use of some supplies.

25. DIY Action Figure Bookends

In this DIY project, the creator was able to use action figures to create bookends. This is one DIY project that your kids would appreciate in their room. You can easily DIY this by following the guidelines.

26. DIY Game of Thrones Bookends

Are you a Game of Thrones fan like me? If “yes”, then you need to check out this amazing game of thrones bookends made by Rob. He nailed it. You can follow his steps to make yours too. It won’t be completely easy, however.

27. Low Budget Coral Bookends DIY

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Are you looking for something low-budget? I found this DIY bookends project, and I think it will look great on your bookshelf beside your favorite books. The making process of these DIY bookends is fun to follow.

28. Two-Toned DIY Bookends

28. Two-Toned DIY Bookends

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There’s nothing wrong with using a bunch of colors for your bookends. In this DIY project, the creator was able to combine a perfect mix of colors for his bookends.

29. Kids Boot Bookends DIY

29. Kids Boot Bookends DIY

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Here’s yet another DIY project that I love. In this DIY project, the creator was able to use the kid’s boot as bookends. This DIY project is also easy to make. However, you will need a few supplies to make these kids boot bookends.

30. DIY Bookends From Vintage Rolling Pins

30. DIY Bookends From Vintage Rolling Pins

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Here’s another fantastic project that you can try out. Using vintage rolling pins, the creator was able to make these beautiful DIY bookends. The process of making these bookends are very easy to follow. You will need a couple of supplies.

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