Friday, August 25, 2017

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!  


  1. That's such a great idea, especially to put the speakers on there like that too!

  2. I like this DIY bookends, so easy and useful. I collected tons of books and I really need some book ends to hold some of my books in the table. Yes!

    From: Calleigh K - TheforkBite

  3. What an easy and effective DIY! You could even get your teen involved in helping with the project! Love the way it brings a little more order to the top of the dresser!

    1. I should have had my daughter help. She would have loved it!

  4. Great idea! I wish I could handle a saw and drill without injuring myself. I'll save the book end project for my husband. He's good at that. Those speakers are really nice. I'll have to look into those.

  5. This is a great idea! And so simple! I have so many books that are in desperate need or some serious organization! Lol! I'll give this a try :)

  6. I love me some simple diy project like this one. Very easy and cute! I'm glad I came across this because I need these bookends in my life haha :)


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