You’ll Love These 10 Ingenious Ideas for Kids Book Storage

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If your house is anything like ours there’s always books around. Between all the picture books, tween books, teen books, and the library books coming home, book storage space is at a premium. You’ll Love These 10 Ingenious Ideas for Kids Book Storage:

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#1. Diy Kids Book Bin

Make a DIY book bin with this tutorial from Thislittlestreet.com which gives you step by step instructions for putting it together.

diy book storage bin

Image credit Thislittlestreet

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#2. Picture Ledges

Use picture ledges which you can pick up from DIY shops or from Ikea to make a bookshelf feature on the wall like this stylish feature from Apartment Therapy.

picture ledges

Image credit Apartment Therapy

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#3. Spice Racks

Another IKEA hack is turning spice racks into book holders. We like this one from Kidsroomsideass.net which has used a space by the window to feature and store the books.

spice racks

Image credit Kidsroomsideas

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#4. Turn a Vertical Bookcase Sideways

Isn’t this such a simple but fabulous idea? Turn a long vertical bookcase on its side to make easy low down access for wee readers. They can take off and put back their books easily. And the top works as a handy play and storage place too.

sideways bookcase

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#5. Corner Guttering

Great idea this from Sunshine on the Inside where they used corner guttering to make shelving in a corner space. With a nice contrasting paint colour they’ve made a lovely space and feature.

guttering for shelves

Image credit Sunshine on the Inside

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#6. Colourful Crates

This is a nice idea from Crazy Little Projects using different coloured crates to make a fun bookshelf. They bought unfinished crates and painted them bright colours before screwing the crates together to form the shelf.

colourful book crates

Image credit Crazy Little Projects

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#7. Painted Dishrack

This is a lovely idea, take a wooden dishrack and paint it to turn into a stylish but handy kids book rack.

painted dishrack

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#8. Newsstand Style Storage

This is a great idea to make a newsstand style storage feature and use some wasted space at the same time. This decorating with books project from Craft and Creativity was featured in Swedish Home magazine Hus & Hem. You can see a diagram of how they made the bookcase project here.

newsstand style book storage

Image credit Craft and Creativity

#9. Roll Around Bookcase

We adore this idea from Project Little Smith, where they attached old skateboard wheels to a wooden cube to make a roll around bookcase.

roll around bookcase

Image credit Project Little Smith

#10. Corner Book Tree

This is such a cool idea to turn a corner bookcase into a book tree. All you need apart from a corner bookcase is some green and brown paint and to get creative!

book tree corner

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Hopefully these ideas have inspired you for tackling your kids book storage! Tell us if you enjoyed this in the comments below. 

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