5 Bookends Your Home Needs Now

January 9, 2015

If you have a variety of books in your home, or alternatively are hoping to build quite the collection, then bookends are definitely your next homeware purchase.

Not only are they always useful for keeping books looking tidy, but they are an inexpensive way to spice-up any room of the house. Shop a few of our favourites below, or simply use them as inspiration for your next DIY project.

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These heavy duty bookends come in at an affordable price, and will fit into every colour scheme without looking out of place. Featuring a non-scratch surface, they are perfect for a large volume of books without slipping out of place.

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Officeworks Colby Heavy Duty Metal Bookends, $12.73


Part of the Geo Pastel Look which features a thick wooden bookend for accessorising your modern home. The rainbow colours feature are the finishing touch to your bookshelf, and inject a pop of colour without looking over-the-top.

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Blue Space Bookends via Wallabuy, $70


For the modern-day cat lady comes these cute bookends available in matte black, or glossy high-shine finish. They are sturdy enough to keep your books in place, or could also be used to decorate almost any other part of the home.

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Living Style Set of 2 Rustic Iron Bookends, $49


Suitable for both the living room and the kids room, are these minimalist bookends which are pink and white. The geometric prints aren’t too overpowering, and make the perfect gift for someone from Country Road’s new home-ware section.

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Mitch Bookend, $39.95


Keep it nice and simple with this READ bookend to hold together all your shelf essentials. The capital letters are coated with polyresin, and are durable enough to withstand the usual wear and tear. But will still require the occasional dusting!

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Zanui Read Bookend (set of 2), $64.95

What are some of your favourites?

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