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How to make a mudroom or front entryway for cheap; 35 dollars for the two bookcases, and some baseboard trim to make it look like a great built in (for the laundry room or front entry way). All this can be purchased at Lowes.
IKEA Billy bookcases + Lowe's kitchen wall cabinet + cut-to-fit shelf for seating + wainscoting = awesome entryway system or laundry room for under $300. (Save idea for VT mudroom.)
wanting to do something similar w/ our entryway ... Great mud room organization idea (IKEA Billy bookcases + Lowe's kitchen wall cabinet + cut-to-fit shelf for seating + wainscoting = awesome system for under $300.)
Wall unit made with two tower bookcases, wall cabinet between them to serve as a bench, bead board and shelf with hooks above that
All set a ready to go at a moments notice!
by DesignBabylon - flickr---Some of these pictures remind me of the Library in Beauty and the Beast. I could just stay there forever.......
Two bookcases ($34.99) anchor this makeover. The baseboard wrapping the base creates a custom-built look. For extra storage, divide the bottom units to create cubbies for shoes.
Paint the back of the shelves to make items pop. Also I really want the ladder!
Entryway organization Bookcase with a set of drawers to organize small items and put wire cooling racks on a plastic mat to put shoes on. Attach hooks on side to store keys.
I love how they put trim and really finished out these IKEA Billy bookshelves! Idea for Trey's game room...possibly the shorter ones made into an entertainment unit.
Easy enough to make in 3 separate pieces that can travel the country with us and be re sized to one or two pieces as necessary.
wanting a bit of a lighter color on the walls...
i love the idea of taking an empty wall off the kitchen and turning it into a built-in bookcase for cookbooks
35 dollars for the two bookcases, and some baseboard trim to make it look like a great built in. All this can be purchased at Lowes.
Over the built-in bench in the upstairs library is a Sputnik-like sconce from Jonathan Adler.