What it is: A basic ready-to-assemble bookshelf gets a makeover and, in turn, can work even harder. How to make it: Cover the inside of your bookshelf with a decal that's easy to remove and update later. Then hot-glue two layers of ribbon to the front of each shelf for added embellishment. Add tags made from scrapbooking papers to keep books organized by genre.
Over the years, the editors at The Family Handyman have built nearly a hundred bookcases. From all that experience, we've learned that the best building tricks are shortcuts that avoid complex steps. So whether you're a beginning builder or a veteran, these bookcase and shelf building tips will lead to beautiful results with less time and effort.
I want to make this! DIY Furniture Plan from Ana-White.com Free, simple, easy, DIY, step by step plans to build the ultimate shoe storage cabinet. Inspired by Ballard Design's Sarah Storage Tower, you can think beyond the boots and shoes and handbags - this beautiful storage cabinet would work anywhere from the Nursery to the office, the entryway to the dining room.