It’s time to take your love of literature up a notch by incorporating your favorite novels into your everyday DIY projects. From darling garlands to daring clocks, books are amazing resource for creating any at-home decoration. So, before you head off to the craft store, turn to classic literature for inspiration. Here are 15 DIY projects that any literary lover would adore.
1. Book Clock
Keep time with this gorgeous book clock. Find the tutorial here.
2. Dictionary-Style Wall
Line your walls with your favorite stories by using old book pages as wallpaper. Find the tutorial here.
3. Book Page Pencil Cups
Show off your literary prowess by using book pages as newest desk accessory. Find the tutorial here.
4. Book Art
Turn your favorite stories into inspirational artwork by following this tutorial by RuffesAndStuff.com.
5. Book Planters
If you have a few old novels laying around, repurpose them to house a few of your favorite succulents. Find the tutorial here.
6. Garden Post Sign
Have all your guests know the best way to Narnia with this cute garden post. Find the tutorial here.
7. Faux Rose Wreath
Create an easy statement piece with this faux rose wreath. Follow ByStephanieLynn.com’s tutorial to create your own version.
8. Book Page Pumpkins
Spruce up your home this autumn with these crafty pumpkins. Made from standard book pages, these tiny pumpkins look lovely in any home. Follow this tutorial by CreationsByKara.com to create your own.
9. Literary Candleholders
Take your candleholders to the next level by wrapping them in book pages. Find the tutorial here.
10. Book Clutch
Show off your love all of all things nerdy by creating your own clutch from your favorite novel. Follow CaughtOnAWhim.com’s tutorial here.
11. Cute Coasters
Keep your coffee table looking fresh by creating cute coasters out of book pages. Find the tutorial here.
12. Sharpie Scripted Pillows
Update your traditional white pillow cases to pieces of art by inscribing the fabric with text from your favorite literary works. Find the tutorial here.
13. Wooden Literary Maps
Get to know Narnia or Sherwood Forest like the back of your hand by hanging literary maps around you home. MilkAndCookiesBlog.com has a great tutorial on how to create these lovely artworks.
14. Bleached Scarf
Transform a traditional scarf into a literary masterpiece by following TriedAndTrueBlog.com’s tutorial here.
15. Comic Book Heels
Wear your favorite graphic novels on your feet! Instructables.com has a great tutorial on how to transform your favorite pair of kicks here.