How to use Different Bookend Designs for Home Decoration? Decorative bookends add an interesting element to your bookcase and shelves and, if you experiment with fun shapes and designs or colors, they can stand out, and act as a decorative accent for your space. A bookend can be used for more things other than organizing books if you put your creativity into it. Aluminum bookends can be displayed as accents, or jewelry holder etc. We have listed a couple of such interesting and creative bookend designs that you can create and use for decorating your home. 1. Golden Decorative Bookends These bookend designs are made of metals like aluminum, copper etc. You can use them as bookends or even as showpieces around the house. We have also seen some people use them as jewelry holders. 2. Telephone Bookends Here is a DIY hack, go to your store room, and see if you have an old vintage phone stored-in and use it as your brand new beautiful bookend. You can simply clean it, or polish it to make it shiny and cut off its cord, gluing the microphone to the phone and viola a vintage decorative accent is ready. 3. Animal bookends You might have seen a lot of animal bookends online on Pinterest and Instagram. You can also order them online or use figurines and metal toys in your home to make new innovative bookends. You can display them not only at home but also as your office decor. 4. Brick Bookends We discovered this hack on Tumblr. You can take up this as a DIY project and create brick bookends. You just need bricks and some color or wrapping paper; and, you can decorate it the way you want. Cover the brink in paint or designs or simply wrap it in some paper and you will have a new pair. You can personalize them however you like with your creativity.
5. Revamp Old Bookends Bored with your old bookends, give them a makeover using acrylic paint. You can turn old metal bookends into new ones by simply spray painting them. 6. Wooden Bookends Instead of going with the obvious, buy wooden bookends online. They will seamlessly blend with your furniture and shelves helping you achieve a minimalist decor theme. 7. Luxury Bookend You can use healing crystals to create bookends. Or you can simply spray paint some large rocks with metallic gold, copper, or silver colors to create beautiful rock theme bookends in a matter of 10 minutes. Note: If you choose to create one of these DIY bookends make sure to add rubber pads on the base, to protect your furniture or shelves from getting scratched.