8 Clever Ways To Display Your Child’s Books


Got a junior book collector in the house? Here are eight fun and original ways to display all of those colorful children’s book covers!

Narrow Book Ledge
via Carine Kaurin

Kid-decor blogger Carine Kaurin displays her baby’s books facing out on these narrow ledge shelves. A simple, elegant way to make the books the highlight of the room!

Tree Bookshelf
via Design Artist

A magical tree filled with books—how cool is that? This bookshelf makes a statement fit for any child’s room. The books can be placed spine out, stacked, or leaned and complemented by a cherished toy or two.

IKEA Hack: Spice Rack Bookshelves
via Supergail

Built-in bookshelves don’t have to be expensive or custom-made. These clever shelves were made using $4 Ikea Bekväm spice racks and hung to be easily accessed by the smallest of the board book enthusiasts. Great for toy storage, too!

DIY Book Bin
via dejiligheder

Speaking of repurposing, how about using a simple drawer fit with short legs as a book bin. Position it at just the right height so kids can easily dig around for their favorite reads.

Low-Lying Wooden Shelves
via A Cup of Joe

Oh Happy Day! blogger Jordan Ferney, at the time living in a 500 sq. ft. apartment in San Francisco with her husband and two sons, knows a thing or two about optimal storage. She purchased these low-lying wooden shelves from BOOK/SHOP for her kids’ shared room.

Newsstand-Style Corner Display Rack
via Craft and Creativity

For the ultimate space saver, convert an entire wall to book storage, adding a lot of color and eye candy to a room. This style of shelving is especially great since it can make use of “dead” corners in a room, where no furniture would fit.

Bookcase City Playscape
Cityscape decals available from Les Enfants du Design for $65

Book storage doesn’t always have to be all about books. Here the shelves (two Ikea Kallax shelving units side-by-side would work nicely) double as a toy-car highway, thanks to a well-placed J’habite ici sticker by Les Enfants du Design.

Pictured at top of post: DIY Tree Bookshelf via 101 Woonideeen.

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