Repurposed Book End into Shell Covered Door Stop

pixlrbook I have another simple project to share. There are only two steps and all you need is a plain bookend, white paint, a paint brush, a glue gun, and shells.
book1 I painted the brown wood colored bookend white so any open space or crack between shells wouldn’t stand out. book2 As you can see, I did a quick paint job. It doesn’t need to be perfect. Just give the end a quick coverage of white paint if your book end is a dark color. book3 Use your glue gun to cover the end with shells. book5 Here is how it came out. You don’t have to use it as a door stopper. You can do two ends and use them for books. book6 I like the book end used as a door stopper. It works very well. book8 It would make a nice gift.
It’s fun to make things with shells. I have two other shell projects on the blog you can make if you like; a seashell wreath and driftwood crosses. Both projects are simple to make and make nice gifts.

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  1. You are so creative Miss Kelly! I LOVE this!!!!

  2. Looks great! Don’t forget to link up to The DIY’ers.

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