Unique DIY Book Storage Solutions

One of the biggest challenges when you have a passion for reading is your ever-growing collection of books, and finding a place to put them. While it's easy to go to the store and buy a plain bookshelf, sometimes it's fun to have something a little bit more unique as book storage. You can start a DIY project and create (or makeover) a bookshelf for your home library. I have found interesting unique DIY book storage ideas to share with you today. Hopefully you will find one that will be just what you are looking for.

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Our home library grows quite often, which means we generally need to buy a new bookshelf. I get tired of the dark, rectangle bookshelves and wish that our books were displayed in a more eye-pleasing way. I searched the internet for unique ways you can design and build book storage. There are thousands of ideas out there, but I narrowed the list down to some of my favorites.

Unique DIY Book Storage Solutions

I have linked to all the projects shown in the pictures so you can visit the original site and see the details on how to make these projects yourself. Have fun reading a little bit about each project here, then go and visit the original post for full instructions.

Sunshine on the Inside shared vinyl rain gutter shelves that they installed in their sons room. I love how it uses the generally wasted space in the corner of the room.

Aimee at It's Overflowing has these interesting floating bookshelves. You can install these on a narrow wall space. What a way to maximize a small space!

Over at Create Really Awesome Free Things you can see 4 different ways to organize painted wood crates for bookshelves or storage/display of other items.

How To Nest for Less puts a fun twist on kids bookshelves with these cute cloud ledge shelves!

Maybe you don't want a full DIY project. How about a makeover? My Creative Days took a curbside find and transformed it into a lovely travel bookshelf. I can imagine placing my foreign language dictionaries and international fiction books on it.

Can you imagine how excited to read your little kids would be if they had this super cute house bookshelf that Love Create Celebrate shares on her page?

Book bins from This Little Street are the perfect height for young readers. They can have their books all in one place and in reach.

In a room reveal that Change of Scenery shares, there was a thrift store makeover included that is perfect for book storage.

Industrial shelving is becoming a popular option for creating your own bookshelf. The mix of iron pipes with the rustic looking wood shelves is very appealing. 17Apart shares their detailed tutorial.

Penny Carnival combines my love of books and crafting with this fabric sling book display. This would be perfect to hold some of your kids favorite books so they are in easy reach during quiet time or those mornings when they wake early.

Try out these easy and inexpensive bookshelf ledges from Classy Clutter. They are only $5 to make and adorable too! Pick your favorite paint color for the shelves and get DIY-ing.

Over the Big Moon shares an update she made to a regular bookshelf. By making just a few changes you have a beautiful and decorative bookshelf ready for your favorite books and decor pieces!

I hope you enjoyed this list I put together for you today. There are projects at all skill levels, so I hope you found one that is just right for you. I would love to hear in the comments which ones you like best.

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1 comment

  1. So many unique and fun ways to store books! I love how Over the Big Moon updated the bookshelf.


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