I obtained some basic bookshelves for a great price so, I decided to buy 10 of them. Yes, I was worried it was a bit much too but, it turns out, I wish I had more. Here are a few of the things that I did with them.
Hopefully they spark some ideas for your own projects…
The first set I didn’t actually do anything to all. I used them the way they came and covered the back wall of my she shed with them to create a dining shed. This gave them a built in, finished look and changed my she shed into a dining shed instantly.
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I created the dining shed for an autumn dinner party post for Evite®. You can see more photos from this post here.
The next set of bookshelves is in my living room. I painted them blue and white and added wood to the back in a chevron pattern.
You can find the instructions for creating your own DIY shelves here.
The next bookshelf is in my family room/sewing room. It’s right next to my plaid wall which you can see more of here.
I used plywood on the back of the shelves instead of the supplied cardboard and I simply wallpapered it. It’s easiest if you apply the wallpaper before you attach the plywood to the bookshelf.
These bookshelves make great weekend projects because they are quick but they make a big impact.
Happy DIYing friends!