DIY knife block - I just glued together the covers of some interesting books i found at the thrift store and secured them with twine. the tight pages of the books hold the knives in place. plus at 4 dollars total cost i can afford to do this again in a few years when the books start to shred.

DIY knife block - glued together the covers of some interesting books i found at the thrift store and secured them with twine. the tight pages of the books hold the knives in place.

120 Likes, 17 Comments - Blind Date with a Book (@ablinddatewithabook) on Instagram: “Blind Date with a Book @elizabethsbookshop in Newtown on Sunday. Thanks to @starryjr for the photo…”

Loved my blind date with a book (About a Boy - Nick Hornby) from a bookshop in Fremantle, Australia

Book dress in an Anthro window display! Photographed by Lynn Byrne (via @anthropologie twitter.com/...)

NOW AND THEN: Paper Crafts

Book dress in an Anthropologie window display, Photograph by Lynn Byrne<<<<<< My prom dress =D ;

Or you could get even more oversized and cover the ENTIRE WALL with a quote. | 27 Incredibly Clever DIYs All True Book Lovers Will Appreciate

27 Incredibly Clever DIYs All True Book Lovers Will Appreciate

Mini accordian books

Mini Book Tutorial: So sweet to tuck in a suitcase when someone travels, or to adhere back to scrapbook page, and use as a hidden journal embellishment. (Just cut around it when you place the protect(Diy Ornaments Book)

Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello Irmo in Porto, Portugal

How can I get one of these staircases in my dream house? Because it is awesome. Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).

Turn your staircase into a giant library. | 27 Incredibly Clever DIYs All True Book Lovers Will Appreciate

27 Incredibly Clever DIYs All True Book Lovers Will Appreciate

Turn your staircase into a giant library. | 27 Incredibly Clever DIYs All True Book Lovers Will Appreciate

Perfect reading nook :)

Cozy window seat surrounded by shelves.I would love to have a reading nook in my house!

These fore-edge paintings can be found on some of the books from one of the first lending libraries of Estonia, founded by peasants.

These fore-edge paintings can be found on some of the books from one of the first lending libraries of Estonia, founded by some peasants in 1872 who loved to decorate their beloved and precious books.

oh wow. so many books that I'll need a ladder.

My dream home true room. Always, always wanted a room with tons of books and a ladder. I am sure this is a room somewhere in Heaven.

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