DIY Book Ends for Teen Room

Today I'm sharing 
DIY Book Ends for a Teen Room

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My daughter is a huge reader and has books
all over the place.
She needed some bookends.

I made the most simple book ends ever.
I'll show you how I did it.

I had a reclaimed 1 x 4 in my garage.
I cut it down to 5 inch lengths.

 I drilled pilot holes in one end.
Pilot holes prevent the wood from splitting
 when it's screwed together.

I smeared a bunch of *wood glue 
onto the ends of the wood pieces.

Then using screws, I attached the wood pieces together.

I painted each of the book ends black
then distressed the edges.

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My daughter has speakers that light up
with the music played.
They are super fun and get used all the time.

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The DIY Book Ends make perfect speaker holders.

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The Book Ends hold her books upright
and make a platform for her speakers.

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They are such a great addition
to a fun Teen Room!