GIlded Animal Bookend Martha Stewart gold gilding (did I say I love that stuff!) 4 blocks of wood (the size you want for your bookends) 2 dollar store animals (make sure they look cool on bookends) super glue paint brush sand paper (if needed)
Forget photo albums and that collector’s addition of The Great Gatsby. These animal bookends are about to be your favorite item on your bookshelf. Go wild and make these DIY animal bookends in just a few simple steps:
Bookend Solution for Kid's room or other playful area of your home. Keep books stacked neatly on a shelf with a colorful bookend. Fill a fabric pouch with sand, sew shut, and position against a row of books for an always-orderly display.
Rubber Band Launcher: Glue a clothespin to a dowel. Load a rubber band onto the launcher as shown. Squeeze the clothespin handle to let the band fly (at inanimate targets only, of course).-Sound like a quick and easy thing to keep a little boy busy.
DIY Vintage Telephone Bookends - whimsical decorating idea, and a great way to upcycle an old telephone! Step by step instructions include photos showing how to prep the phone handset and mount it to make a bookend. Such a clever decorating idea!