Little Free Library

It is up! I’ve been wanting to do a Little Free Library since early 2015. I wrote to the City of Eastvale asking if one could be placed in a park near us. The response received was positive and instead of putting one in a park, I decided to put one in our front yard.  I didn’t want to make it a permanent fixture in the yard just in case we decide to move, so I used a planter instead. Now if and when we do move it can come with us if need be. I am going to put some flowers in the planter. The pole is held in with cement blocks, wood, gravel, sand and top soil. We didn’t want it to be easily tipped over. I spent some time on it with hopes that it would hold up for a while. I repurposed a two drawer dresser that I found at Savers Thrift Store. All the rest of the materials were found at Home Depot and the back yard. I have to say that I was glad about using the saw and various other power tools. I didn’t have to break out the butter knife in hopes of loosening up screws. Now just to register it with the Little Free Library! That will require $40. I’ve spent more than expected on this Free Little Library so that registration will need to wait. This project gave me something to do, something to focus on and a goal I can achieve other than the never ending job of cleaning the house 😉. It’s taught me that I need to have something for me, something that I get excited about, something that I can be proud of myself for. I sure hope people will drop by and get a book as well as adding a few more in there! 


  1. Kellie

    May 22, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    😘you are a jewel! Many will be blessed by this!

    1. 7Tulips

      June 8, 2017 at 5:27 am

      Aww thanks! I hope people will come by and take one or leave one!

  2. Lorielle

    May 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm

    Love this ❤️

    1. 7Tulips

      June 8, 2017 at 5:26 am

      Thank you! <3

  3. Autumn

    May 22, 2017 at 5:41 pm

    So exciting, thanks for doing this for our community. Inspiring, now I want to do one 😊

    1. 7Tulips

      June 8, 2017 at 5:26 am

      You are very welcome my friend! If you do one, let us know! It’s pretty simple!

  4. jennifer robinson

    May 22, 2017 at 5:42 pm

    I love this so much!!!! It looks great- I’ve already shared this with my moms club group. I’ve missed seeing you!

    1. 7Tulips

      June 8, 2017 at 5:25 am

      Jenn, I’m so excited for your Moms Club Group! It’s going to be fun putting it together. Let us know when it’s up so we can contribute to it!

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