What are the important factors for making a DIY Bookshelf?

Are you one of those who love to studying books? If yes then you surely have a bookshelf in your room where you can keep all your books. In case if you don`t have one then you can make a DIY bookshelf easily on your own. First of all you need to collect the required material that you wanted to use for bookshelves. Other than this you also need to decide about the location where you want the shelf and finishing that need to be applied. There are many ideas available from which you can choose the one that fulfill your requirements. When you are going to the project on your own, then it is good if you work with pine wood as it is one of the easiest materials to work with. You can cut and drill it easily. On the other hand oak is a hardwood which requires more professional techniques to work on.

When you have decided about the place where you want your DIY bookshelf, then you need to find the center lines on your wall. You can do this with the help of stud finder tool. Sometimes you can also do this by tapping a hammer gently on the wall, but this is not truly accurate all the times.

One thing that you need to be careful is that don`t start measurement from the floor, because sometimes the floor is not properly level and so do your bookshelf. A corner shelf is easy to build because it has the support from two walls which can provide it perfect strength and great look. So if you are planning to make a DIY bookshelf, then just go for a corner bookshelf, it will give a perfect nice look to your room.

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How to make DIY 3d paper tree?

Do you enjoy doing different things or making things that attracts you by yourself. If yes then have you ever tried making a 3d paper tree? If don`t then you must give it a try, it will be a great experience to make a DIY 3d paper tree. Material requirement for making a paper tree is as follow:

  • Brown card stock (heavy to medium weight)
  • Light weight paper (green, yellow, red or orange)
  • Scoring tools (ballpoint pen, blunt plastic knife)
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Scissors

First of all you need to print out any of the trees trunk template on the brown card from the online sources. You can print four trunks of different sizes to make a beautiful tree. After printing you should cut these trunks and branches.

Once you are done with branches and trunks then you should go for leaves. You can make the DIY 3d paper tree leave by using the light weight paper. You can create many paper leaves at one time by following below mentioned steps:

  • First of all cut a paper strip. The width of the paper strip must be according to the leaf width.
  • After that you should fold the strip in half as many times as you want your leaf length.
  • Now fold this paper half lengthwise.
  • When all is done then cut half a leaf shape from the folded edge.

Now unfold the paper and you will get many beautiful leaves for your DIY 3d paper tree.

Once you get these leafs then you should glue these onto your tree branches. You can continue gluing untill you become happy with your tree`s look. So this is how easily you can make your own 3d paper tree and home. Good luck!

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