DIY Uses For Old Books

DIY uses for old books at home

For those who have read over time heaps of books and now are having a hard time storing them, without even thinking of throwing them away, a solution in sight is repurposing these books in ingenious ways we will suggest in the article below. Again, imagination and creativity have no limits, the old books taking on roles that range from simple decorations to practical objects.

A perfect geometry arrangement as seen in the image below – a little bird house. A few books and the tree refuge is done, easy to build and with an ingenious look, just as much as to draw the tiny birds.

 

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – birdhouse

Since we are now trading books for gadgets, we could at least combine them harmoniously and make the transition smoother. An iPad wrapped in the covers of an old book, an interesting combination between classic and modern, a regular feature of design nowadays.

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – iPad case

A book with sharp colored covers, like one for kids, can get a new role in the children’s room – a clock. All you need is a clock quartz kit and you get a truly original decorative element that will enchant your little ones.

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – a clock for kids’ room

But what about a chandelier from book pages? In this way, the favorite book will always be within reach and this time it will “enlighten” you literally. If you want to be inspired by your favorite quotes in the book, select them and simply glance up to read them.

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – book pages chandelier

The image below shows something we would have hardly even imagined – a desk made from books all stacked up. It looks exquisite in the room and perfectly matches the bookshelves on the side.

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – book desk

For those with an appetite for classic and romantic, a bedroom wall covered in pages of old books, in full chromatic harmony with the rest of the accessories, can be a very inspiring décor.

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – romantic decor

Coming back to objects with practical uses at home, get yourself this old book-cum-nightstand lamp. For a better ambiance, hang a shelf made from old books above the lamp to store your new collection of books.

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – nightstand lamp

DIY uses for old books at home

DIY uses for old books – suspended shelf

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