The back of a bookcase is a fun place to create a design detail with wallpaper. It can be done with built-in bookcases or you can re-purpose an old bookcase for a fresh look.

The back of a bookcase is a fun place to create a design detail with wallpaper. It can be done with built-in bookcases or you can re-purpose an old bookcase for a fresh look.

To create dividers use extra Billy shelves for $5 at IKEA trimmed with miter saw to fit vertically between the shelves. They’re secured with a few brad nails. The result was a more custom looking bookshelf with division every other shelf. The backs are painted in Glidden’s ‘Regal Wave’ a dark moody blue.

To create dividers use extra Billy shelves for $5 at IKEA trimmed with miter saw to fit vertically between the shelves. They’re secured with a few brad nails. The result was a more custom looking bookshelf with division every other shelf. The backs are painted in Glidden’s ‘Regal Wave’ a dark moody blue.

DIY built ins with bookshelves and mold trimming at top makes it look like expensive built in shelves

DIY built ins with bookshelves and mold trimming at top makes it look like expensive built in shelves

DIY: How To Install IKEA Bookcases So They Look Like Built-In's - lots of pictures and info on how this project was done, including how to allow for electrical outlets and mouldings.

DIY: How To Install IKEA Bookcases So They Look Like Built-In's - lots of pictures and info on how this project was done, including how to allow for electrical outlets and mouldings.

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