Just a Girl
Just a Girl
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Built in bookcases


I used four Billy bookcases (with extenders) from Ikea to install a wall of built in bookcases for my craft room. For a few hundred dollars, we have a custom look!
Ikea Billy bookcases turned into built in unit.
Ikea Billy bookcases turned into built in unit.
We slid the four bookcases into place and surrounded it with trim to build it in.
We slid the four bookcases into place and surrounded it with trim to build it in.
A thick crown molding added the final touch.
A thick crown molding added the final touch.
All gussied up with storage boxes and containers for my craft supplies
All gussied up with storage boxes and containers for my craft supplies
Just a Girl

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  • Sarah Sweeney
    on Mar 12, 2016

    can you share the blue backing color? would love to try something similar!

  • Pama
    on Dec 2, 2017

    whats the paint color

  • Kimmy
    8 days ago

    Lovely! Makes a whole lot of difference! Oh, and about the new ceiling light, where did you buy it? :D

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  • Joan
    on Oct 18, 2015

    Those are nice, you've created something very beautiful! I would love to have them in my house, each side of fire place make it cozy

  • Gisela Molina
    on Apr 4, 2016

    Neat & pretty! Great project, well done!

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