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    Hey all! Guess how I spent my weekend? Filling up those bookcases we built a week ago, yippee! I love books, and I love decorative objects. This new wall of bookcases allows…
    November 7, 2011

    Billy bookcases to built the painted backdrop.

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    • Laura Redlinger

      Built in made from IKEA BIlly Bookcases. @Cherisa Smith Smith Hawkins I may need your help to do this one.

    • Cortney DeArmond

      Office to look like built ins. IKEA Billy bookcases hacked with moulding and trim...and painted blue back panels

    • Lillian Scull

      Ikea Billy bookcases turned into built ins - completed project.

    • Bee Happy Aromatherapy

      turning Ikea Billy bookcases into built-ins. notice design includes books, glassware, art.

    • Darlene Montgomery

      These built in are made with Ikea Billy Bookcases - Seriously considering doing this

    • Stacey Swickerath

      DIY Ikea Hack: how to transform Ikea Billy bookcases using wood trim / molding!

    • Amanda

      Built in bookcases....would be great in our living room

    • Christina Rice

      Dyi bookshelves from Ikea shelving. Built in book case

    • The Thread Affect

      billy bookcases turned builtins

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    I need to save this one for sure! I am always overwhelmed when decorating a bookcase. Great Decorating Ideas for Styling a Bookcase @Laura Jayson Putnam - Finding Home

    To create dividers use extra Billy shelves for $5 at IKEA trimmed with miter saw to fit vertically between the shelves. They’re secured with a few brad nails. The result was a more custom looking bookshelf with division every other shelf. The backs are painted in Glidden’s ‘Regal Wave’ a dark moody blue.

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    "Finding Home" gives us these Lessons Learned in Styling a Bookcase. Read the whole thing to see how these tightly packed built-ins were edited for an airy, cohesive look (hint: limited palette of cream, wood, brass, and blue). Pay special attention to how some shelves are layered, while others breathe freely with only one or two items.