10 Unique DIY Gifts for Book Lovers
Got a book lover in your life? Try out these cute and easy-to-make DIY Gifts for Book Lovers that are sure to make them jump with happiness!
Book lovers are a special breed. They’ll never tire of buying new books, and whenever you catch them, they’re sure to have a book somewhere on them or around them. Yes, their first love is quite evident to the viewer!
You’ll know if you have a friend or family member who falls under this category – or maybe you’re one of them! This is a group that’s gradually dwindling as smart phones take over, so they need all the encouragement they can get. And what better way than to gift them something bookish!
Yes, we know, the first thing that comes to mind are bookmarks, but we’re going to think a little more out of the box today. As a result, we’ve got together 10 absolutely unique DIY Gifts for book lovers that you can make at home. From book necklaces to book cushions – we’ve got it all here!
10 Unique DIY Gifts for Book Lovers
1. Stacked Book Necklace
For any book lover who loves keeping her books close to her heart, this stacked book necklace from Consumer Crafts makes the perfect gift! You can skip the apple if you like, but it does add a nice touch.
2. DIY Book Bag
No book lover worth her Austen will go anywhere without her beloved books, and she is sure to appreciate a cute custom made book bag! Creative Ramblings shows us how easy it is to make with a plain canvas tote.
3. Personalized Letter Bookends
Books don’t just illuminate the mind, they can also brighten up your home – especially when you have pretty bookends! Check out the tutorial from One Good Thing to make these lovely personalized letter bookends.
4. DIY Book Photo Frame
Capture your book lover friend’s favorite memories in her favorite way – inside a book! It’s Always Autumn has an awesome tutorial to transform old books into lovely photo frames that look so elegant.
5. Felt Book Cover
Most book lovers live in constant dread of their current read getting coffee spilled on it or falling on the ground. Keep those precious books safe while also looking cute – with a custom felt book cover from Wild Olive.
6. DIY Book Planter
Got an old hardcover book that’s damaged or that you won’t read anymore? Well then, thanks to Happy Dwell, you can turn it into a lovely succulent planter that’ll look lovely on a bookshelf next to the other books.
7. Literary Quote Scarf
If you know of any favorite quote or passage your book lover friend loves, then this scarf from Happy Pretty Sweet is a must make! It’s so simple, but makes for such a treasured and memorable gift.
8. Book Spine Art
When you talk of personalized gifts, they should be completely so, like this one from Little Yellow Couch! The silhouette can be of your loved one, and the book spines featured in it can be her favorites. This is sure to be a hit!
9. Recycled Book Clutch
A Beautiful Mess shows us how you can turn an old favorite hardcover into a fashion accessory that’s perfect for a book lover! The best part is that you can use any color combination of books and fabric to make a cute clutch.
10. Quilted Book Cushion
Now if you really want to knock their socks off, then this giant book cushion from Pieces By Polly is exactly what you need! This will require a trip to the craft and fabric store, but trust us – the result is entirely worth it!
Books on their own make great gifts, especially for kids. If you’re looking for recommendations, do check out our large collection of book lists for all ages and interests. Gather some cute bookmarks and make time for reading, and you’ll soon have an entire family of book lovers in your home!