The Brightest on the Shelf: Two-Toned Bookends With Hidden Storage

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Y’all, bookends are a lifesaver in my house. I use them to keep novels organized on the nightstand, to add interest to the top of my console table and to stash keys, loose change, and other odds and ends from surprise visitors.

But finding bookends at the store that are colorful and come with those sweet storage options? Not as easy as it sounds. So, I decided to make them myself. 

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Cheap and cute? Sounds like a bright idea in my book. (They make great gifts, too.)

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