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Camille Styles

Transformed :: End of Story

March 7th, 2013

Gilded Bookends | Claire Zinnecker for Camille Styles

One of my favorite parts of personalizing my home is dressing my shelves with knick knacks and beautiful books. A carefully curated shelf can be a work of art in itself, telling stories of travels, interests and aspirations. And what better way to finish off a bookshelf than with substantial bookends? As I began to hunt around for my favorites, I realized that none of them quite captured what I was looking for, so I’ve collected some of the best bookends I’ve found, and need you to help me reach a final decision. Which of these 4  interesting sets of bookends would you like to see me DIY? What do you like about them, and what, if anything, would you change? Pitch in your thoughts and ideas, and stay tuned for the reveal in two weeks!

Skyline Bookends | Claire Zinnecker for Camille Styles

Slowdownjoe Bookends | Claire Zinnecker for Camille Styles

*images:  Martha Stewart Gilded Bookends, Skyline Bookends by Design Ideas via Fab.com, Pacific Furniture Service – Bookend via slowdownjoe

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27 Comments under :: Transformed :: End of Story
  1. sev2108 says:

    I love the gold bricks! They would be so easy to DIY, and so cute!

  2. Kristen Dimond says:

    I love the gold bricks too! So pretty!

  3. Kim says:

    Bricks are the cutest!

    • clairezinnecker says:

      Thanks Kim! I love them too! I could make them out of so many things too: wood, concrete, brick, and then finish them off with the gold.

  4. thejunkdrunk says:

    I love the gold brick with the tiny clock in front. What a great collection. We recently looked at vintage book-ends, but this is a great modern take.
    http://thejunkdrunk.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/armchair-junking-book-ends-round-up/

  5. Denise says:

    I really like the gold bricks – something different you don’t see everyday.

    • clairezinnecker says:

      Thanks Denise! They are so fun and such a simple concept! I’d love to try my hand at DIY’ing them.

  6. Lucy says:

    Bricks! They are fabulous.

  7. Naomi says:

    Gold Bricks 100%!!!!! They would be such a classy yet unconventional and simple DIY project! I definitely want to do them myself now that I’ve seen them 🙂

  8. I am a huge fan of the gold bricks… Definitely need a pair or two for my office bookshelves! Can’t wait to see what you end up building for this one Claire!

  9. Sílvia Juncà says:

    I would spray the white buildings gold!!

  10. Kerri says:

    The gold bricks!

  11. Rachel says:

    Gold bricks, please!

  12. Laura says:

    Well, the bricks are cool but I love me some building silhouettes! It would be fun to do a local landmark or childhood home.

  13. Bev Degraaf says:

    The gold bricks would be a beautiful housewarming gift!

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