We love book slings because they give kids ready (and pretty) access to books and they often make an underused space more functional. Leila's version is two of our favorite things: easy and cheap. See what item she "hacked" for her book sling:
If you said a double towel rail - ding, ding, ding! You're right! This one is an Ikea Grundtal ($15), but double towel rails aren't hard to find if you're not in Ikea territory. Pop over to Leila's blog, Rook, to see how simple this is.
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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