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diy wednesdays: bookend wall bracket

by the curiosity shoppe

holy moly!! this post marks our 1 year anniversary of doing diy projects here at design*sponge! boy how time flies!! we just want to say it’s been such a huge privilege and pleasure sharing our weekly projects with you.

continuing with last week’s idea of re-purposing an every day object by giving it a little flip, we took one of our favorite households items (a metal bookend) drilled 2 holes in it, and mounted it on the wall. it works great as a sconce for a flower vase, a spot for a small stack of books, or simply another fun way to show off a couple of your favorite knick knacks. click here for the full post or just click “read more” below.

(the gift wrap in these photos is by julia rothman for hello lucky!)

have fun!
derek & lauren

Bookend Wall Bracket

-here’s what you’ll need:
-drill with small bit (we used 1/4″)
-wall anchors (optional)


1. drill 2 holes in your bookend, one above the “shelf” and one below.
2. mark the place on the wall where you want to mount it.
3. pre-drill the holes for the wall, and insert your wall anchors, if necessary.
4. attach the bookend to the wall with 2 screws.


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