Guest Picks: Beautiful Bookends Punctuate Stylish Rooms
When you need an especially strong pair to hold your books in place, these bookends are gorgeous. We'd use them as a whimsical touch in a formal living room.
Nothing defines a masculine library like a pair of hounds. We'd use these to hold a set of leather-bound books.
These masculine ram heads juxtapose beautifully with the shiny gold color, making them a versatile staple for any room. We'd use them to add a hint of glamour to a casual sunroom.
For a luxe master suite in which bedside reading is required, we love these steer horn bookends. The masculinity of the horns and the femininity of the lines fit with any master suite decor.
Monkeys aren't just for kids' rooms. We love these striking animals for a pop of pizzazz in the family room.
These giraffe bookends are a perfect fit for a child's room and could transition well from a nursery to a teenager's room, from children's books to encyclopedias.
An ideal fit for a game table, these chess pieces are an attractive way to house your rule books.
We adore the intricate design of these unique pieces. The height and color would stand out behind a pair of glass-front doors.
These retrievers would make a masculine statement in a dark, paneled library.
These rabbit bookends would be adorable on a hanging shelf in a child's bedroom. We'd use them to store our favorite Beatrix Potter tales — especially Peter Rabbit!
The femininity of marble couples with the masculinity of the lion to create these bookends. They're ideal for making a white contrast on a dark mahogany office desk.
These incredible ram bookends are a statement-making centerpiece for a stylish coffee table.
Iron is a versatile material for adding texture and depth to an area. These would be our touch of black in a sunny kitchen.
These gracious lions would be a fitting way to welcome guests to your home. We would use them on an entrance foyer chest.
For those bookcase spaces that only require one bookend, this zebra is a focal point.
These unique agate bookends would be a perfect fit for a stylish set of light-colored volumes. We'd use them in a gray-toned sunroom for a unique way to bring the outdoors in.
In an office the decor may need to be sleek and streamlined, but that doesn't mean it has to be boring! These Vertigo bookends are a shiny, sophisticated way to sandwich your favorite reads.
For a bookcase that needs a bit of accessorizing, these bookends are great. They can be mixed so that they coordinate but don't match.
These beautiful, sophisticated bookends are ideal for a formal living room.More: How to Style Your Bookcase
For those times when one bookend is enough, this piece really makes a statement. We'd use it as a finishing touch in a row of books in a bookcase.