Kitchen Bookshelf

30 Minutes
Easy

A very plain, uninspired, (and rather junky) kitchen bookshelf becomes a bold statement after one simply DIY fix....
A simple white bookshelf dramatically changes with some black paint
A simple white bookshelf dramatically changes with some black paint
I drilled a hole through the back so the lamp cord could drop out of site.
I drilled a hole through the back so the lamp cord could drop out of site.
white on black.  Most of the white items on the shelves came from Goodwill. A few dollars at most.
white on black. Most of the white items on the shelves came from Goodwill. A few dollars at most.
White, black and greenery
White, black and greenery
Ever look at a before picture with complete embarrassment ?  yup!  I just kept shoving stuff in that bookshelf that I really didn't have any other spot  for.
Ever look at a before picture with complete embarrassment ? yup! I just kept shoving stuff in that bookshelf that I really didn't have any other spot for.
Recaptured Charm

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Go

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

2 of 5 comments
  • Barbara
    on Aug 18, 2014

    Love it! I now want to do this with a white bookcase I have!

  • Lori D
    on Sep 3, 2016

    Yes I'm looking at my shelf and embarrassed now. Lol! I LOVE the new look "elegantly-simple"😉 Stunning!

Your comment...