Bookshelf Ideas: 25 DIY Bookcase MakeoversKylie writes: This DIY project takes place in my home office. At one the end of the room, the ceiling is lower to allow for bathroom plumbing on the second storey and the bulkhead ceiling has created a nook that lends itself to built-in bookcases. Two, maybe three years later more like four , we finally got tired of working among piles of books and paperwork and decided to bite the bullet on the bookcase project. That's when we decided that we would build the bookcase ourselves - and there was no better to place to start than with our favourite Scandinavian flat-packs! In our case, we chose:. When it came to assembling the units, we elected to use the plain-white back pieces supplied by IKEA, but you could choose to leave them off to reveal the painted wall behind or you could use an alternative covering, such as wallpaper:. Image credit: Centsational Girl.
25 DIY Bookcase Makeovers
Does that bookcase you found at the flea market look bad? Here are 25 DIY bookcase makeovers you need to see. The tapered legs with metal tips give this bookcase a Mid-Century Modern look. Use bun feet instead if you prefer cottage style. Or, opt for chunky square feet for a contemporary or transitional feel. Before painting or staining, make a plain bookshelf prettier by attaching a decorative applique.