Take an old bookshelf, put wainscoating on the back, and add a piece of molding...paint it the color you prefer and you have a new, updated bookshelf.

turn a cheap bookshelf into a shoe rack. WILLL DO :)

Spruce up an old bookshelf

31 ways to add character to your home--this site is amazing! must remember this site!

How to Build a Cabinet from a Bookshelf and Shutters | Step-by-Step | Cabinets & Shelving | This Old House - Introduction

Boys room! And you can do the picture with any ball really..way cool!

Loving both the bookshelf and how the stripes on the ceiling add height to this space!

Have to build these!!

How to paint laminate wood furniture -- ugly black bookshelf is going to get a transformation

DIY Craft Table; two $15 Walmart bookshelves and sheet of cabinet grade plywood. One day! @ DIY Home Crafts

Installing Crown Moulding good for reference...

Buy the wood plaques at hobby lobby for $1, paint and mod podge the pic onto them.

A bookshelf made out of pallets.

Wallpaper on the ceiling as a statement instead of the walls

jordan-ferney-apartment-san-francisco-small-apartment-tips-storage-2 from book/shop (good for library books?)