Easy DIY Bookshelf: A Stylish Way to Declutter on a Budget

Homemade rain gutter bookshelf system

Need an inexpensive way to organize and declutter the books in your kid’s room, your home library, or your reading nook? Head to the home improvement store with a $20 bill to get started. Rain gutters – yeah, the kind that are on your house – make perfect bookshelves in areas that are limited on space.

The graphic below will show you step-by-step how to install wall-hung gutters for a one-of-a-kind custom look, and best of all, the entire project takes very little time and won’t empty your wallet.

How to make a gutter bookshelf

You can customize the look of the installation by painting the gutters and/or using different lengths of gutter to create a unique piece of wall art that doubles as a bookshelf. Don’t hold your creative juices back; the possibilities are endless.

Here's some Gutter-Bookshelf Design Inspiration

rain gutter bookshelf designs

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