16 Smart Bookcase Projects Not Just for Bookworms

A bookcase doesn’t have to be a boring piece of furniture whose sole purpose is to hold books. By choosing the right project, you can make a striking wooden bookcase, a corner model, or even a bookcase with doors. In some cases, you will see how simple it is to do this, while other projects are more complicated but give a stunning look at the end of it. No matter what type of book you love to read, you can find the ideal place to store them

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Make a Built-In Bookcase

Getting a built-in bookcase can help to save space while also giving a gorgeous look that makes adding books to it a pleasure. Hometalker Maria carried out this project

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Use Kitchen Cabinets

The idea of using kitchen cabinets as the starting point for a DIY bookcase might sound a bit strange. Yet, Hometalker Clay B did just this and got an eye-catching look

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A Stunning Piano Bookcase

This ambitious project saw a baby grand piano taken apart and turned into a dazzling bookcase with doors. It looks incredible and would be a talking point in any home,

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A Cable Reel Bookcase

Even an old cable reel can be made into an attractive place for storing books, with the help of the right project. In this case, Hometalker Monica – The Pallet House came

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Get a Bookcase with Doors

Adding doors is one of the best ways to change the look of an old wooden bookcase. This smart DIY project by Hometalker Thrifty Treasures manages to revitalize the

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Get an Industrial Look

The next project takes a plain 1980s oak bookcase and very simply transforms it into something a lot more exciting. Hometalker Susie@The Chelsea Project Blog gave the

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Make a Wardrobe Trunk into a Stylish Bookcase

As we have seen, many different things can be turned into cool bookcases. This time, Hometalker Scott Valentine took an uninspiring old wardrobe trunk and made it into a

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Get a Built-in Bookcase at the Top of the Staircase

Do you have space at the top of the staircase that you don’t currently use? If so, then this idea from Hometalker FrugalFamilyTimes could be the ideal way of using it

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Add a Crown

You can add a touch of elegance and make a boring bookcase look more attractive in a number of ways. Here, Hometalker Remodelando la Casa – Cristina adds a crown for a

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Build a Bookcase Headboard

Could your bed be the perfect place to build a new bookcase? Hometalker Stacy Davis decided to try this and created a lovely headboard that is also very useful for

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Get a Corner Bookcase

Would you like to save some space at home by using a corner bookcase? Hometalker Cher@ Designs By Studio C decided to try this using an old door as the starting point for

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An Elegant Floating Bookcase

Do you think that a floating bookcase project sounds awesome but is probably too difficult? The good news is that Hometalker Susie@The Chelsea Project Blog shows us how

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Put Bookshelves Behind the Door

Is finding the space to put all of your books turning into a problem? Hometalker TwoPlusCute decided to tackle this issue in their nursery by adding some neat book

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Get a Bookcase Door

Do you have a door that could be converted into a smart new bookcase? It might sound like a strange question but the image above from Hometalker Brooke N shows how

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Make a Bookcase into a Fireplace

We all love to see a classy fireplace but can you imagine converting a bookcase into the fireplace of your dreams? This is what Hometalker Janel Hutton set out to do,

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A Revolving Bookcase for Multiple Purposes

A revolving bookcase can be an incredibly useful way of storing a number of different things. Bearing that in mind, Hometalker Country Design Style- Jeanette devised a

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