How to Upgrade an ugly oak bookshelf to look like a Pottery Barn one. Added a baseboard riser to make it taller and a board at the top, then added trim and crown moulding, painted with a stain blocking primer and Country Chic Paint in Dark Roast
This farmhouse pine bookcase has been painted in Annie Sloan Country Grey with a lightened version of Provence inside. This living room staple is the perfect place to store your books and ornaments, with subtle pastel colours and pretty detailing.
Place painted foam board in the back of the bookcase, giving the look of a painted bookshelf w/out the commitment. Love this idea for a small book shelf next to couch. Good way to use yellow without committing to it in a big space.
Refinished bookcase w/ fabric on the back. I love this idea cause so many cool dressers at garage sales. Make into a book shelf and enjoy the body of the dresser. Then make shelves into toy boxes, just paint and add wheels.
How to Upcycle a Cheap, Old Bookcase Into a New, Design-Worthy Piece
No need to throw away or get rid of old, out-dated bookshelf when you can give it a complete makeover! The before and after speaks for themselves. Save your money with these simple tricks! www.ehow.com/...