Stop Everything: These Bookshelf Redos Are AH-mazing

Makeovers, additions and innovations. We've got the most bookish ideas for you!

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Make a multipurpose bookshelf cart

Turn an old bookshelf into a bar cart by adding casters, rods and a wrap around frame.

Repurpose old drawers & stack them

Give them a lick of paint and some bold wallpaper and they can easily fit in a small space.

Makeover a drab bookcase with more trim

All you need is additional trim, a coat of pastel paint and extra fabric for the backing.

Build an industrial unit with pipes & pine

Drill curved pipes into the wall and adhere stained wood between them.

Create a mini library out of pallets and rop

Stack a makeshift bookshelf with painted pallets for kids your kids bedroom, Paint, rope & nails and voila!

Turn a rusted garage sale find into a gem

Use stained pine for the shelves, and cover that rust with a couple of coats of spray paint.

Personalize a kids bookshelf with curtains

Paint it with chalk paint, add contact paper & attach bright fabric with pins and an elastic band pullback.

Spruce up a dresser with cute contact paper

Paint your curb side find in blue, then cover the back boards with map contact paper. Gorgeous!

Transform two units into nightlight bookcases

Refurbish two shelves by take out the backing, designing cut outs, painting in navy and adding lights.(Pretty Handy Girl

Attach spice racks to a dresser as shelves

Get an improvised bookshelf by adding wooden spice racks to a reclaimed dresser.

Use tape to get designer looking shelves

Copy those magazine worthy bookcases by simply using painter’s tape to plan out the design. Paint & voila!

Create a mini bookshelf out of spare wood

Make your own rustic bookshelf with two planks and a log of wood, a saw and a sander. So cool.

Mount corner bookshelves using 9’‘ boards

If your room is too small but you need the storage, nail boards together and attach them to the wall.

Rip wicker off a chest for a cute bookcase

Turn a wicker basket into a bookshelf by ripping off the material and standing the metal frame upright.

Add decoupage to a worn out bookcase

Turn a yard sale vanity into a personalized bookshelf by decoupaging the top with your favorite prints.