Place painted foam board in the back of the bookcase, giving the look of a painted bookshelf w/out the commitment. Love this idea for a small book shelf next to couch. Good way to use yellow without committing to it in a big space.
Remove cheap cardboard from the back of pre-fab shelving units and add character with pallet wood. Wish I would've known about it for the Home Depot shelving unit. It would have lasted soooo much longer!
Did you know that you can buy "self-adhesive designer shades" at Jo-Ann's Fabric & Craft store. and put ANY fabric onto the lamp shades? And trim, and etc. They are SO simple! home-decor-diy-inspiration
styrofoam covered with fabric wall art. My daughter and I did this for her room. We used cheap painter canvas and scrapbook paper. We sprayed adhesive glue to the canvas and layed the scrapbook paper on top.