There’s nothing more relaxing than cozying up by the fire, snuggled in a comfy blanket, and diving into a good book. Along with the comfort of being surrounded by their favourite titles, book lovers take special pride in displaying their treasures. Here are 12 fun and creative storage ideas for any book lover’s collection.
These easy-to-assemble pipes can be picked up at the local hardware store, and homey look to any wall.
If you have a bare wall that needs a splash of character, why not channel your inner outdoors-lover and add a few bookshelves in the shape of a tree branch.
How about turning that out-of-use, old piano into a beautiful book display? It’s the perfect place to store artist biographies and other music-related literature.
Dust off old crates collecting dust in the garage, to create some contrast in your cozy bedroom or living room.
If you’re willing to sacrifice a few old books, you can create this thrifty look by attaching the covers to “L” brackets with a bit of glue and a few screws.
For a more rustic look, repurpose an old ladder to serve as a bookcase.
Utilize the underside of your staircase for a secret nook, where you can store all of your favourite titles at arms-reach.
Don’t have the heart to donate the kids’ old wagon? With a little TLC, sand paper, and a coat of dark stain, the wagon transforms into a cute bookshelf that can be moved to any corner of the house.
If you have little readers in the house, use fabric to not only secure the books, but also add a bit of colour to the walls.
Works of art
Transform old picture frames into little works of art by displaying your favourite books organized by theme or genre.