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ikea bookshelves - $69 ea. - combine 4 & do crown moulding on top... voila! looks like built-ins! This will be done in the basement! Bookshelves, Built In Bookcases, Ikea Billy Bookcase, Ikea Shelves, Crown Moldings, Builtin, Book Shelves, Ikea Hacks, Billy Bookcases
brad nailer and primer. The vertical pine trim was easily attached with a nail gun then primed with Zinsser (I always use oil based primer on raw wood.) I used paintable caulk to fill in any gaps between the baseboard, crown, and bookcase edges. Two coats of paint unified the vertical trim, baseboard, and crown.*
how to make a built in from an Ikea Billy bookcase
Thomas O'Brien and Veranda magazine. I love that the bookcases are individual pieces with air and space between them. The special touches like the nailhead trim on the case pieces, the shapely legs on the ottomans and the soft rosettes on the carpet. Shapes live easily with each other and proportion is perfect!