If you have book shelves in your home, and lots of books, you’ve probably discovered that bookends don’t always keep everything in order. Sometimes your collection of books on the shelf are just too much for the bookend to hold.
Here’s a great tip that also doubles as a wonderful decorating idea: Use curtain rod finials as your bookends! A finial is a carved or shaped decorative detail used as ornaments to spruce up all sorts of items in a room. Curtain rod finials are used to make curtain rods more decorative, and also to keep curtains from sliding off the ends of the rods. Regular architectural finials are often used as enhancements to a room’s decoration and style. Sometimes you’ll see them for instance, at the top of a staircase post or on the tops of bedposts.!
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