Nifty·Updated on Aug 5, 2020. Posted on May 28, 201335 Things To Do With All Those BooksLet's talk bookshelves. Both practically and impractically.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Keep them in your fireplace. abchao.com AmandaOnWriting.Tumblr.com 2. Make your own Little Free Library. commons.wikimedia.org 3. Rethink your skateboard. designsponge.com 4. Put them in a birdcage. pinterest.com 5. Build shelves as high as they will go. pinterest.com 6. Higher. feldmanarchitecture.com 7. Highest. kraus-schoenberg.com 8. Convert your bedroom door into bookshelves. 9. Turn your pantry into a bookshelf. fabuloushomeblog.com Books > Food. 10. Staircases make great places for bookshelves. easyhomestead.blogspot.com There's all that dead space! buddingbibliophiles.com teachingliteracy.tumblr.com 11. Stack them on your stairs. elledecor.com pinterest.com 12. Turn them into stairs. laurafindlay.com 13. Build a portal. thebookenchantress.tumblr.com Might take some carpentry skills, but totally worth it. As seen at John W. Doull Books in Dartsmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. 14. Make an arch or doorway. pinterest.com So you can walk in and out of books for the rest of your life.(This is a bookstore entrance in Lyon, France.) rubinweddings.com 15. Replace your closet with books. thriftydecorchick.blogspot.com Clothes — who needs 'em?? Put a nook in there. blogger.com 16. Make good use of your corners. imgfave.com 17. Build a book cave. whitneyartworks.com 18. Or a book igloo. milerlagos.com By Miler Lagos. 19. Or a book shed. elissafield.wordpress.com 20. Or a book throne. bookporn.tumblr.com 21. Keep the sunlight out with impromptu book window shades. pinterest.com 22. Make a kitchen island out of them. aestheticoutburst.blogspot.com 23. Strap them to the back of any inanimate object. designsponge.com 24. Suspend them from the ceiling for the most epic mobile ever. lissongallery.com 25. Recreate a still life. keywestartgalleries.com 26. Sleep on them. wordpress.com 27. Sleep beside them. stephenshubel.com 28. Block the door with them for the utmost in home security. theselby.com No one is ever getting in. 29. Stack 'em in the corner. pinterest.com Books are the only things that don't create clutter. They look great however, wherever, they are. 30. Against a wall. designsponge.com 31. Underneath a table. pinterest.com 32. On top of a table. independent.co.uk guardian.co.uk Agatha Christie, you're doing it right. 33. Stack them anywhere. pinterest.com 34. Let them hold your tea mug. -circa.tumblr.com 35. Stack them tall and proud. loverforbooks.blogspot.com Want more super-helpful DIY hacks like these? Sign up for BuzzFeed’s DIY newsletter and we’ll send them straight to your inbox!