Owl bookends – If a friend loves both owls and books, surprise him with a set of ceramic bookends featuring painted owl design. The bookends will instill a library, den, bedroom or home office with a touch of color and whimsy. The recipient can use bookends to organize books on a dresser, desk or shelf. Round out the gift with an owl field guide suited to the specific location.
Make an owl bookends tile; Wash the tiles with a brush and warm soapy water if recycling them in another project. Rinse well and dry with a soft towel. Glue two tiles back to back with the hot glue gun and repeat this with the other tabs until you have four sets of two. Place two sets of tiles with the hot glue gun. Allow the glue to dry. This adds a unique touch to bookends that looks attractive in a living room, study or bedroom of a girl.
While you can buy owl bookends to showcase your collection of books, you can easily make your own. This DIY project can be customized to fit any style or personality. The basic building blocks for your DIY bookends are the humble brick. Brick is often thought to be a cold, industrial material. But add in decoupage paste and your creativity to the project, and you may end up with stylish bookends. You can use clippings from magazines, wrapping paper, scrapbook paper or other paper to cover and personalize bookends.