For bibliophiles around the world, books carry so much more value than just their content. We all have that one quirky friend who loves to smell them, collect them, and buy them even though they may not get to read them for a while. If you are that friend, read on.
Book lovers have an especially difficult time getting rid of books. Every book has its own aesthetically pleasing aspect; whether it’s the sound of flipping through the pages, the wooden, starchy smell, or the yellowed parchment stuck to a beautifully ornate leather cover, they definitely have charm.
To ease the minds of book and design lovers alike, next time you’re reorganizing your library or looking through some boxes from the basement and attic, you don’t have to throw away any books you no longer need. That is because there are plenty of ways to continue to give books purpose by using them as decor around the house. Whether as a fun pastime for National Book Day (April 23, mark it down) or just to show your love of books through design, try some of these interesting decoration, design, and DIY projects to add some literary charm to your home.