Bookshelf decorating

Collection by Sherry Griffin Newcomb

Sherry Griffin Newcomb
Easy and Cheap DIY Plank Wall! So Pretty... LOVE it!

My $100 Plank Wall!

This DIY plank wall brought my entryway to life. The best part is it only took me one day to do it! Learn how right now!

37 Clever Ways To Organize Your Entire Life With IKEA

37 Clever Ways To Organize Your Entire Life With Ikea

Warning: The following could add an extra hour to your next Ikea trip.

how to style a bookcase

How-To achieve a well styled bookcase

Step 1 Do you have a bookcase against the wall? The back wall you see behind the books can easily be polished up. With adhesive foil, or even paint, you can achieve a lot. Get all the books out of the bookcase. Clean the whole bookcase with degreaser and stick the frame off the bookcase. […]

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DIY Floating Shelves for my Living Room

Build these easy DIY Floating shelves with FREE Printable plans and how-to tutorial by Shanty2Chic. These are inexpensive and add character to your home!

How to Stage a Bookcase: A Designer gives tips on how to create a professional designer look!

How to Stage a Bookcase

Bookcases usually end up in a few rooms of the house, and most times just end up collecting stacks of books and other things that don't really belong there and, had you taken a little bit of time, could be the focal point of the room, or allow you to tell the story of why you call your house a home. I love this transitional bookcase in this space, you can find it here. 1) First, I usually always end up painting a pretty accent color to the back of book cases. Using a fun color to pop, a nice…

How to Upgrade Bookshelves

How to Upgrade Bookshelves

DIY and furniture blog, offering in-depth tutorials on furniture building, refinishing, power tools, home decor and crafts.

I see bookshelves like this and think "so if this is what they use a bookshelf for, then where do they keep all their books?"

fall bookcases.

I still have a lot of blog catching up to do from the summer, but I just can’t get motivated when everything around me is turning all the beautiful colors of fall and the air just feels different, ya know....

Bookshelves decor ideas

fall bookcases.

I still have a lot of blog catching up to do from the summer, but I just can’t get motivated when everything around me is turning all the beautiful colors of fall and the air just feels different, ya know....

my obsession with planks continues. i have them in the bathroom (one wall), they are going up in my bedroom (one wall), and now i see this ... planks along back of bookcase.


Horizontal paneling or planks seem to be all the rage in design these day. The look add architectural interest and works well in both traditional and contemporary spaces. The bookcases in our great room are really a focal point of the room so I wanted give them some more texture. I had previously painted the backs of them in SW Urbane Bronze which was fine but probably not the right choice for my more traditional style choices. I knew I wanted to add horizontal planks to the back of the book…

I love this idea for a small or open wall space. Great color scheme with the pop of green too

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Sofa table or console table using Ikea Ekby Jarpen Wall Mounted Shelves. A simple Ikea Hack great for custom size tables (like behind a sectional sofa) | SuperNoVAwife

Building a Sofa Table using Ikea Ekby Wall Mounted Shelves

Instructions for using Ikea Ekby Jarpen shelves as an easy and inexpensive sofa table or console table. Great for custom sizes, including sectional sofas.


Irene's Home Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

How was the weekend for all of you? I had a really nice time! Got to walk around & feel the sun on my skin and even bought a bathing suit, from Target. It's a navy blue & white striped two piece, I can't wait to lie out by the sun this Sunday! On another note, I've got a home tour which I'm sure you'll love. It comes to us from Irene of Design Stiles blog. My favorite part of her home is bedroom and OF COURSE that gorgeous yellow lamp with the black shade! I'm so fond of BLACK shades, in…

Painter’s ladder shelf - 18 Interesting and Useful DIY Shelves for Your Home

Storage Star ~ Laundry Basket Dresser -

I’ve talked about the awesomeness of Ana White before but I only recently found her blog again. Apparently she switched over to WordPress and all her RSS subscribers were lost…including me and I didn’t even know. I was so happy to get reacquainted with her site. She truly is one talented woman when it comes ... Read More about Storage Star ~ Laundry Basket Dresser

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25 Great DIY Shelving Ideas | Remodelaholic

If you need a place to put something, you need a shelf! Browse 25 great diy shelving ideas and make one for your home.