Handmade Gift Guide: Gifts for The Book Lover

December 11, 2012 - Filed under Christmas

Do you have a friend who feels at home among the library stacks, who appreciates the smell of an old bound novel, and who even has a favorite literary figure? Then you’ve got a book lover on your hands! Here’s a selection of handmade gift ideas sure to put a smile on their face.

We know not everyone has time to make all their gifts, so don’t worry, each of our Handmade Gift Guides includes projects for you to make, as well as handcrafted gifts you can buy. Give love this holiday season… Give Handmade!

Handmade Gifts For Boo kLovers

1. Personalized Bookplate – Help your book lover keep track of all the books in their home library with a personalized bookplate.

2. Hand drawn mug – Perfect mug for your literary friends with a good sense of humor.

3. DIY Piggy Bank Bookends – A fresh coat of paint on some recycled children’s piggy banks, or toys make stylish bookends.

4. Beautiful DIY Succulent Book Planters – Transform old books into beautiful planters for succulents.

5. Tea & Books illustration print – This illustrated quote from C.S. Lewis would make the perfect addition to any book lover’s home.

6. Magnetic Bookmark – Make sure your book lover never looses their place again, with a handy magnetic bookmark.

7. Handmade Journal – Give your book lover a hand bound book, a place to dump down their thoughts and express their emotions… or even just write their grocery list.

8. Graphic Stenciled Pillow – Take your book lover’s favorite quote and stencil it on to a handmade pillow, for a very personal gift.

9. Reversible Book Bag – A book lover can never have too many book bags, and this great tutorial gives you too bags in one, with it’s unique reversible pattern.

10. Re-purposed Book Shelves – Re-purpose old books into cute shelves perfect for the home of a book lover.

Be sure to check back tomorrow as we continue our series of Handmade Gift Guides. Tomorrow: Gifts for Ski Bunny.

Posted by: kelly


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