DIYs are a great way to unleash your unlimited creativity and save some serious money at the same time. While some DIYs may be completely effortless, others might take a bit more time, but they’re all worth the trouble. Not to mention, doing it yourself can be super fun! Especially when it comes to bookshelves. Even basic bookshelves tend to get a little on the pricey side, so building one yourself is a great way to save some extra cash and customize it to fit your specific needs. Altogether, these bookshelves may just be the thing your home needs right now.
1. Cloud Bookshelf Ledges
Source: How to Nest for Less
Take yourself on a ride through the sky with these adorable cloud ledges! These are the perfect shelves for a nursery.
2. Crates and Reclaimed Pallet Bookshelf
Source: Jen Wood House
Up the rustic feel in your household with this reclaimed bookshelf. With the clever combination of old pallets and crates, this makes a great living room centerpiece.
3. Easy Leather Strap Hanging Shelf
Although this shelf has considerably less space than most bookshelves, it’s great if you don’t have many books and it’s a lot easier than your typical DIY. Plus, this shelf works for a variety of items.
4. DIY Wooden Sawhorse Bookshelf
Source: Shanty 2 Chic
This stunning bookcase is perfect for holding plenty of books while still having room left over for knick knacks. It’s easily one of the coolest DIY bookshelves out there, and it’s easy to paint.
5. Rustic White X Bookshelf
Source: Ana White
Imagine yourself in a cozy barn house in the countryside with this charming little bookshelf. Nothing beats a simplistic yet beautiful look and that’s what this bookcase has in spades.
6. Classic Mounted Bookshelf
Source: Almost Makes Perfect
Even though this DIY isn’t strictly designed for books, it still works perfectly. Not to mention, it’s super spacious with enough room for all of your random finds. Plus, there’s room underneath it for storing boxes, shoes, or other necessities.
7. Gold Rope Skateboard Shelf
Say hello to the perfect shelf for both kids and adults alike. Nothing beats a laid back, fun atmosphere, and this right here does the trick.
8. Pottery Barn Kids Madison Bookrack
Source: Sprinkled With Sawdust
Spice up your child’s bedroom with this cozy little bookrack inspired by Pottery Barn. The bookshelf shown in the above image is a robin’s egg shade of blue, making it idyllic for the spring and summer seasons.
9. DIY Hanging Fabric Bookshelf
Source: Penny Carnival
Use this nifty creation to showcase your favorite reads or to hold books you’re currently getting through. The best part about this cutesy display is that you can easily monogram it for a personalized book caddy for each member of the family.
10. Octagonal Rotating Bookshelf
Source: Her Tool Belt
Store tons of beautiful books with this useful rotating bookshelf! Use it to separate books by genre, color, or how much you like them. Get creative and don’t be afraid to step outside of the box.
Now you are all set for a calm afternoon spent reading in your favorite chair. Maybe you like to read outside in a hammock or on a pillow by the fire. Whatever your preferences are, these bookshelves will be there to keep everything under control. Those manic days of book-strewn floors will no longer be an issue and you can finally focus on what’s important: reading all those books!