Isn't this cleaver? 3 bookcases from Ikea - one turned sideways & painted w/ chalkboard paint.

Wrap the couch in bookcases instead of end tables. Great idea...

You can duplicate this with 3 Billy bookcases from how cute and cheap this is!

Chalkboard paint an old filing cabinet.

Take a IKEA kitchen island and attach an ironing board. Great space saving storage and the perfect spot to also fold laundry.

LACK wall unit - Make the most of close quarters with practical shelving that keeps bedside necessities within reach.

bookcases for closet doors

"If you want simple, beautiful, compact storage, look no further than the combination of a few pieces of IKEA furniture. The folks over at IKEA Hackers discovered that LINNMON table tops, combined with EXPEDIT storage grid modules, can create a simple rolling library."- Lifehacker Description

Get a cheap bookcase from Ikea. Attach a mirror and cork board and put it on top of a lazy susan (also from Ikea). Genius! I want this!!

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Hang shelf upside down. Brackets...turned into separators.

DIY Craft Table; tabletop at IKEA for $25 and two $15 Walmart bookshelves.

Turn a closet into a library.

Find a cheap CD tower and turn it on its side! Easiest bathroom organizer ever!

A great way to get built-ins with storage for a fraction of the price. AWESOME idea; using upper cabinetry so that the base is slender!! DIY built in bookcases using kitchen cabinets via @Christy Palmer Decor Chick

How to build bookcases that resemble built-ins.

Turn basement support poles into built-in bookshelves. Smart!

How to paint Ikea shelving. Can't wait to try this on my bookcases...

Super Cheap Small Closet Makeover. Anchor an IKEA Expedit Shelf into the wall. Use wood dowls (anchored into the wall and then screwed into the Expedit) for the new clothes rods. Two levels of clothes rods adds more space for clothes.