This is a very cool idea to make a really plain bookshelf look great. Years ago I white-washed an ugly old bookcase of mine and painted the background in a sample paint of blue and it looks great - do (Diy Furniture Bookshelf)
Gender neutral decor ideas // Shelf hack using thick brown rope lashed onto a rustic wooden pole to create a clothes rail. Works great in a scandi, woodland, ethnic room design. Ideal storage solution and for hanging babies clothes in a nursery.