When it comes to bookworms, the only thing better than a great book is an eye-catching, unique bookshelf. Every reader needs a special place to store their literary treasures. Basic bookshelves are everywhere; these painfully traditional styles are a dime-a-dozen. Treat yourself or the bookworm in your life with a new bookshelf that’s as unique and quirky as they are.
The perfect bookshelf is lying in your garage or shed. These may seem like unlikely places, but with a little creativity, you can transform your old ladder into an amazing and quirky bookshelf. Regardless of what type of ladder you own, infinite numbers of renovation possibilities exist. Old wooden ladders are perfect for a rustic, down-to-earth touch. With some spray paint and accessories, metal ladders can become dynamic pieces of art deco. Because of the many sizes and styles, ladders are easy to fit in almost any space in a variety of angles. Use your imagination and pick a ladder to transform your book collection into a piece of eye-catching wall art.
For smaller book collections or a group of treasured favorites, a unique shadow box is a perfect way to enshrine your favorite books. Shadow boxes come in all shapes and sizes; their unique styles make it easy to fit a variety of knick-knacks and treasures–especially books. Whether renovating old wooden crates or taking time to build your own boxes from scratch, a shadow box puts your favorite books on display. Use artsy scrapbooking paper or material to provide a unique background. Creating a specific shadow box theme to match your books shows just how much you treasure them. A coffin shadow box is the perfect home for your collection of gothic or vampire novels. Memorialize your favorite romance novels in an elegant, chic shadow box frame. There’s a shadow box theme to match every literary genre.
Although most pipes are safely stored out of sight beneath our sink, a few carefully chosen pipes may be just the thing for an industrial, “steam-punk” bookshelf. Although we’re socially “trained” to regard pipes as unpleasant and even ugly objects, these objects are actually incredibly valuable when used the right way. With a variety of colors and sizes, you can find just the right pipes for your books. Although these bookshelves pipes don’t hold any water, they work very well as dynamic and functional wall art. They give a fun, edgy tone to the entire room.