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45 Creatively Unique Bookends

From Slasher-Inspired Bookends to Mystical Mermaid Bookends

— January 23, 2014 — Pop Culture
These unique bookends are so awesome that they might just inspire you to buy a book so you have an excuse to use them.

Bookends have moved on from their initial utilitarian design of wooden or metal planks that you place on both ends of your book collections. Now many bookends feature ornate designs, detailed craftsmanship and clever arrangements that make it seem that your static bookends have a sense of movement. Bookends have almost become a work of art in their own right.

From samurai sword bookends to zombie bookends and even mermaid bookends, these unique bookends will be ones you'll cherish forever, or at least until they finally design books that can stand up on their own without fear of constantly tipping over.
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Jazzy Loafer Shelf Decor
Jazzy Loafer Shelf Decor
Dancing Shoe Bookends Look Like Classically Designed Oxfords
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Eerie Space Creature Bookends
Eerie Space Creature Bookends
The LEGO Alien Book Stand by Shannon Ocean is Accurate and Creepy
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Evil Angel Book Holders
Evil Angel Book Holders
These Weeping Angels Will Guard Your Books and Keep You Awake at Night
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Canine-Tinkling Shelf Mates
Canine-Tinkling Shelf Mates
These Fire Hydrant Bookends Will Get Your Novels Wet Unless You Read
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Mystical Mermaid Bookends
Mystical Mermaid Bookends
Add Some Fortune to Your Bookshelf or Office with These Good Luck Ladies
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Concrete Book Bolsters
Concrete Book Bolsters
The A-Z Bookends Are for the Scholar in Your Home
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Butchered Bovine Paperweights
Butchered Bovine Paperweights
These Animal Bookends Have More than Literary Meat Between Them
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Bold Citrus Novel Storage
Bold Citrus Novel Storage
The Lemon Bookends by Design Atelier Article are a Fresh and Fabulous
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Directional Bookends
Directional Bookends
Never Get Lost in the Library Again Thanks to These Arrow Bookends
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Organic Greenery Organizers
Organic Greenery Organizers
Keep Your Novels in Place Naturally with the Cork Planter Bookends
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Classy Corkscrew Bookends
Classy Corkscrew Bookends
These Book Holders Will Add a Classy Touch to Your Library Decor
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Undead-Inspired Bookends
Undead-Inspired Bookends
These Bookends are the Ultimate Walking Dead Accessories
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Industrial Novel Stands
Industrial Novel Stands
No Two Hand-Forged Vice Grip Bookends are Alike
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Vintage Music Novel Holders
Vintage Music Novel Holders
Recycled Vinyl Record Bookends Will Add Spunk to Any Book Shelf
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Minimalist Cutlery Book Stands
Minimalist Cutlery Book Stands
The Knife and Fork Bookends Will Keep All Your Cookbooks In Check
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Bold Motivational Bookends
Bold Motivational Bookends
These 'Dream Big' Bookends are both Functional and Inspiring
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Disconnected Dog Bookends
Disconnected Dog Bookends
Spisani Releases a Line of Canine Shelf Accessories to Keep Novels Neat
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Film-Ending Novel Holders
Film-Ending Novel Holders
Keep Your Reads in Place with the Goodwin Goodwin Bookends
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Romantic Bookshelf Accessories
Romantic Bookshelf Accessories
The 8-Bit Heart Bookends are Perfect for Gaming Book Worms
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iPads as Bookends
iPads as Bookends
Dominic Wilcox's iBookends ‘For the End of Books'
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Quirky Telephone Bookends
Quirky Telephone Bookends
This Quick Project Connects Your Books With A Call
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Sculptural Earth Book Stands
Sculptural Earth Book Stands
Garth Borovicka Bookends Are Out of This World
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Silhouetted City Bookends
Silhouetted City Bookends
These Skyline Bookends are a Classy Tribute to the City
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Lupine Novel Stands
Lupine Novel Stands
The Game of Thrones Direwolves Bookends Hold Hefty Books
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Undead Chase Bookends
Undead Chase Bookends
These Zombie Bookends Act Out a Hungry Zombie Scene
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Adjustable Kiddie Bookshelves
Adjustable Kiddie Bookshelves
The Bookend Shelf by Kerri Lee is an Eco-Friendly Design
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Skateboard Book Rests
Skateboard Book Rests
These Book Ends are Stable and Skater-Savvy
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Cute Illuminating Bookends
Cute Illuminating Bookends
The Good Night and Good Luck Table Lamp Enligthens Avid Readers
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Wild Animalistic Book Stands
Wild Animalistic Book Stands
These Wolf Bookends are a Fun Addition to Any Bookshelf
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Upcycled Animal Book Stands
Upcycled Animal Book Stands
This DIY Project Transforms Old Toys into Creative Bookends
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Force-Filled Bookends
Force-Filled Bookends
Lightsaber Bookends Help Organize Your 'Star Wars' Book Collection
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Brainy Book Holders
Brainy Book Holders
Karim Rashid 'Knowledge in the Brain' Bookends are Smart and Stylish
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Iconic Book Stands
Iconic Book Stands
The Limited Edition Star Wars Logo Bookends Will Keep Your DVDs Safe
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Simply Crafted Collections
Simply Crafted Collections
The 1 X 1 Furniture Series by Studio Mama Does a Lot with a Little
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Fish-Friendly Shelfmates
Fish-Friendly Shelfmates
These 'Halve Bookends' from Gnr8 Combine Novel and Nautical
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Hybrid Bookend Planters
Hybrid Bookend Planters
Add Lovely Flowers to Your Bookshelf with the Terracotta Bookend Vase
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Chaos Theory Bookends
Chaos Theory Bookends
Random Wood Bookshelf is Literally Random Pieces of Wood
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Sea Monster Sculpture Bookends
Sea Monster Sculpture Bookends
The Kraken Bookend is Perfect for Fans of Captain Jack Sparrow
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Bookshelf Jungles
Bookshelf Jungles
Create a Wildlife Adventure in Your Home With Zuny Bookend Animals
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Animated Book Stands
Animated Book Stands
These Bookends by Knob Creek Metal Arts Encompass Your Stories Within a Story
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Dramatic 'Star Wars' Bookends
Dramatic 'Star Wars' Bookends
Geekify Your Bookshelf With These Iconic 'Star Wars' Scenes
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Slasher-Inspired Bookends
Slasher-Inspired Bookends
These Shower Scene Bookends Look Like the Beginnings of a Horror Film
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Magical Bookends
Magical Bookends
The Falling Books Bookend is More Entertaining Than Reading
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Samurai Sword Bookends
Samurai Sword Bookends
The Katana Bookend Will Keep Your Ninja Documents in Order
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Gamer Book Holders
Gamer Book Holders
The Portal Bookends is Inspired by the Sci-Fi Video Game
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