DIY Pineapple Bookends

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Preparing for college is a LOT, right? Between packing up and saying bye to all your friends at home, to moving to a new place, it can honestly be overwhelming. Traditionally,  you have to think how you’re going to get decent looking furniture to your college apartment. We just learned about CORT Furniture Rental where they will supply furniture for your apartment for a low monthly rate. This is going to allow you to put 100% focus on rocking your college classes!

This summer we’ve seen the huge trend of pineapples, they’re everywhere. Face it, you’re starting to fall head over heals for anything pineapple. We’ve also seen a huge spike in anything metallic, which means today we’re bring you DIY Pineapple bookends that are GOLD for your room! What could make this better? Today we’ve partnered with our friends at CORT Furniture Rental to share with you this DIY you can create when you don’t have to worry about furniture.

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Supplies : Miter Box | Industrial Glue | Foam Pineapples | Metallic Spray paint | Sand Paper | 4×6 piece of woodTan_Edit_BCB_3668
Step 1 : Cut your 1×4 into two different pieces. Your first piece needs to be cut at 5 1/2 inches and your other piece needs to be cut at 4 inches.
Step 2 : Sand your freshly cut pieces with your sand paper.
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Step 3 : Glue your pieces of wood together to form an “L” shape. Hold for 30 seconds. Glue your foam pineapple onto the wood too. You now have a unfinished bookend.
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Step 4 : Head outside with your bookends to spray paint. Apply a coat of spray paint evenly over the entire bookend. Be sure to hold the spray paint 6-8 inches away from bookends.
Now add your DIY bookends to your college desk and you’re all set to study. Isn’t it great having all this extra time now that you don’t have to worry about moving furniture? When you rent furniture on demand with CORT, it’s there when you need it and gone when you don’t. It’s honestly that easy.

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Hey! I am Tanner Bell. I am 17 years old, and have been producing crafting videos since March of 2010. I'm a Spokesperson for DecoArt and love be able to share fun DIYs with their products. I have so much fun inspiring millennial's to create and hope you enjoy our site.

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