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Wall of built Ins out of IKEA Hemnes cabinets

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When renovating my basement I knew I wanted a wall of built ins. Keeping my budget in mind I created that feature using IKEA bookshelves from the Hemnes line. Visit www.no29design.com for more details, pictures and ideas!
Cost: $2000
  • design and decor, basement ideas, home decor, shelving ideas, storage ideas
  • design and decor, basement ideas, home decor, shelving ideas, storage ideas
Before any work was begun we finished our semi finished basement. Overhead lighting, storage closets and a laundry room were all added to the space. Since this would be the family room I wanted lots of storage as well as display space, and don’t forget the television!
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Once the major construction was complete I had a 17 foot wall to create a storage and media unit. I measured about 20 times to make sure I had it right and then purchased 5 pieces from the IKEA Hemnes line.
  • design and decor, basement ideas, home decor, shelving ideas, storage ideas
I purchased units to hold books, games, movies and music. The display shelves hold baskets as well as accessories.
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The bookshelves were spaced out to cover the entire 17 foot wall, then finished off with trim and soffits. The gaps between each unit aren’t noticeable with the trim and a fresh coat of white paint.
  • design and decor, basement ideas, home decor, shelving ideas, storage ideas
The space where the wall mounted tv was to be hung was finished with a board and batten pattern to match the rest of the room.
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Shelf liner was added to the back of the bookshelves. This helps add some texture to a whole wall of white!
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I now have a huge storage and display wall. It is the focal point of the entire room.

To see more: http://www.no29design.com/2012/10/basement-update-tour.html

  • Lola
    Lola Middletown, OH

    Beautiful, I just purchased 2 walls full of these for 50.00 plus additional shelving that had been installed in a doctor's office. He moved and the new tenants wanted them out. They posted them on CL and they were only 10 minutes away. Exactly what I

  • User

    This definitely gives me ideas for when I get my house.some people pay 10000$ for this kind of design. Well done!

  • Karen
    Karen West River, MD

    So impressed! Fantastic Job!

  • Spmoa
    Spmoa Canada

    you covered the windows and added a door to the stairs? this looks like a different wall.

  • Courtenay Weinkauf
    Courtenay Weinkauf Liverpool, NY

    Spmoa, She probably made a storage closet to the side of the left wall.

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