17 DIY Bookshelf Rehabs to Makeover {how to}


Bookshelves can be beautiful and organized!  Shelving can lighten our load and provide a little eye candy and entice reading!  Here are 17 bookshelf rehabs that you can create for your own home!

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17 DIY Bookshelf Rehabs and Hacks

We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to build a bookshelf with these incredible tutorials. For even more shelving ideas Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 36 tutorials. You can always search there if you’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

DIY Bookshelf

Bookshelf Built-In's DIY {Bookshelf Decor}

1.  Bookshelf Built-In’s DIY {Bookshelf Decor} ~ Do you have some empty space that could use a little something? These bookshelf built-ins might just be exactly what your space needs! Use this tutorial to create one or a set in your home! Or if you don’t need more shelving, use this as inspiration on how to style your current shelves!

$10 Bookshelf Tower

2.  $10 Bookshelf Tower ~ Build a DIY bookshelf that can be placed in very tiny spaces! Organization never looked so pretty!

Cubby Shelf Trash to Treasure {Inspired by Pottery Barn}

3.  Cubby Shelf Trash to Treasure {Inspired by Pottery Barn} ~ An old cubby shelf is transformed into a beautiful display area for a collection of vintage cameras. Learn how you can create your own!

Pallet Backed Bookshelf {Bookshelves}

4.  Pallet Backed Bookshelf {Bookshelves} ~ Check out this pallet bookcase makeover. All you need to replicate this bookcase is a white bookcase that you can remove the back and a discarded pallet! A fairly easy afternoon project that will look great in your home!

How to Make Built-in Bookcases from Ikea Billy Bookshelves {ikea hack}

5.  How to Make Built-in Bookcases from Ikea Billy Bookshelves {ikea hack} ~ Here is a brilliant Ikea hack for you! Turn Billy bookcases into built-ins using molding, painter’s caulk, and paint. Click on the tutorial for all the details.

How to Build a Shelf

How to Make Honeycomb Shelving {build a shelf}

6.  How to Make Honeycomb Shelving {build a shelf} ~ Using reclaimed and repurposed wood, this couple designed and built a unique honeycomb shaped shelving unit for their cabin. This idea would also be adorable in a bee themed nursery!

DIY Flipped Shelf

7.  DIY Flipped Shelf ~ What is better than cubbies and hooks to stay organized? DIY flipped shelves! Easy to make and great for storage, these shelves look lovely in any any space! Add hooks to the underside to catch purses, jackets, hats, etc.

Easy to Build Floating Bookshelves

8.  Easy to Build Floating Bookshelves {Shelving & Storage} ~ These shelves are not only functional but will look fabulous in almost any room of your home! Learn how to easily create a set of your own with this great tutorial! Have to love when organization meets stylish decor!

Restoration Hardware Inspired Shelves {Shelves}

9.  Restoration Hardware Inspired Shelves {Shelves} ~ Check out these industrial looking DIY shelves inspired by Restoration Hardware! Perfect for an office or even a little boys bedroom! A simple afternoon project after a quick trip to your local hardware store!

Kids Bookshelves

Wall Mount Bookshelf {diy}

10.  Wall Mount Bookshelf {diy} ~ I’ve been working on the nursery now for a little over a month and want to share a tutorial for a pair of Wall Mount Bookshelves that my husband and I made. After building and painting the bookshelves I took it a step further and customized them by Mod Podging scrapbook paper onto the bookshelves to give them a little something special.

How to Make a Fabric Sling Bookshelf {how to shelving}

11.  How to Make a Fabric Sling Bookshelf {how to shelving} ~ Here is an innovative way to display your little one’s books for easy reading. This tutorial will show you how to make a fabric sling bookshelf using fabric, dowel rods, and curtain rod hooks!

Book Nook 12.  Book Nook with Safe Shelving ~ If safely is an issue for your book nook, this tutorial is perfect for creating a corner book nook.  The shelves are made from vinyl gutters (they hold up under the weight of books but they bend under the weight of climbing and don’t have sharp corners)!

DIY Dollhouse Bookshelf

13.  DIY Dollhouse Bookshelf ~ Turn an ordinary bookshelf into a Dollhouse for the little girl in your life this Christmas. Use for a dollhouse or even a bookshelf for an older child.

How to Style a Bookshelf

Styling a Bookshelf {Bookshelf Decor}

14.  Styling a Bookshelf {Bookshelf Decor} ~ Styling bookshelves can be overwhelming! This post goes over some styling basics that will make the task a bit easier! Use the beautiful pictures as further inspiration!

Chic Big Girl Room {Bookshelf Decor}

15.  Chic Big Girl Room {Bookshelf Decor} ~ This post features a little girls room that is both chic and functional. Not kiddish, but still kid friendly! The bookshelf decor is fabulous, with adorable storage solutions. Use this as inspiration to create a stylish space for your little guy or gal!

How to Style a Bookshelf {Shelving and Storage}

16.  How to Style a Bookshelf {Shelving and Storage} ~ Do you have some shelving that is in need of some TLC? This is a great post that walks you through how and why you should decorate your shelving. Great to reorganize what you already have or a great place to start if you haven’t filled your shelves yet!

His & Hers Office Bookshelf Decor {Home Office}

17.  His & Hers Office Bookshelf Decor {Home Office} ~ This bookshelf decor idea is great if you are sharing your office with a spouse! With two coordinating bookshelves side by side you have a great piece of decor as well functional organization.

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