This is exactly what we are having built except our fireplace rock work goes all the way up. Can't wait for it to be finished. Built In Bookcases, Builtin, Bing Image, Fireplaces Built In, Fireplaces Wall, Fireplaces Ideas, Living Rooms Fireplaces, Families Rooms, Built In Shelves
Use wallpaper inserts trimmed with molding to dress up bland or dated cabinet fronts. To update a boring built-in, first apply colorful paint. Next add flair to the cabinet fronts by attaching decorative wallpaper in coordinating colors. Finish by framing the wallpaper inserts with painted molding and adding new hardware.
this would be great for a small apartment, I would add curtains to cover up the shelves to add some drama and conceal clutter. let's face it, do you know anyone whose bookshelves actually look this neat?!