DIY Book Sling – 100% Creative and Unique Way of Storing Books!

These book slings are perfect for those who need storage but has no enough wall space.

These book slings are perfect for those who need storage but do not have enough wall space.

My children and I are certified bookworms. Every time we go to the mall, we always come out with at least one book each. It is no wonder, therefore, that we’ve been adding bookshelves approximately every quarter. It is because we love spending time lost in a good book, and we’re always excited to discover new stories and characters.

My husband and I have always been avid readers, so it’s no surprise that our home is full of books. Recently, my husband has been saying that we need to eliminate some of our readers to make more room. I’m not sure what to do. On the one hand, I can see his point. We have occupied almost all possible areas for bookshelves and cabinets.

These book slings are so versatile you can change the look every now and then.
These book slings are so versatile you can change the look now and then.

But on the other hand, I can’t imagine getting rid of any of our books. What should we do? Should we try to find more creative ways to store our books? Although we’ve already donated some of our books to the public library, we still do not have enough space for additional bookshelves. Well, we’ve searched online on how to store books when we don’t have enough space for a bookshelf then, we came across this DIY idea – instead of putting up shelves, we made these book slings!

These aren’t only space-savers but also save us from looking at the same old, usual cabinets. Bookshelves can be both stylish and functional, but they can also be a bit of an eyesore. If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your home décor and save some space, book slings are a great option. Not only do they take up less room than traditional bookcases, but they also offer a unique and stylish way to display your books. Whether you use them in your living room, bedroom, or home office, book slings are a great way to add personality to your space.

I firmly believe that every bookworm is very grateful to the person who came up with this book sling idea. These are very easy to install and make a great addition to any home. With a book sling, you can keep your books organized and within easy reach.

Not only does this make it easy for you to grab the book you want, but it also helps to protect your books from getting damaged. After all, nothing is worse than a damaged book! So, if you’re looking for a way to keep your books in good condition, I highly recommend investing in a book sling.

Not only is this book sling functional and versatile, but it’s also easy to make! You can easily change the look of the sling to match your mood or style. So why not try making one at home today?

Materials needed to create your own book sling:

  • The fabric of your choice – you can use a pillowcase (you can cut the close end so you can let the dowel through so you won’t need to sew
  • Holdback Curtain hooks
  • Dowels – depending on the space where you want to put your book sling prefer a longer one, you can cut them later


  • Scissors
  • Sewing Machine/Needle and Thread
  • Screw

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If you love to have this space-saving book storage, you can watch the video below, it will walk you through every step of the process. With this, you can make your very own book sling!



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