Storage Bookcases

pottery barn kids inspired bookshelf

Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic added a set of bookcases to the list of furniture items she has constructed for her daughters’ shared bedroom. Whitney followed plans by Ana White but built on the functionality by creating a cubby storage space on the bottom. The simple addition of the boards will keep toys contained on the shelves and is cheaper and easier than hunting down baskets that fit perfectly.

pottery barn kids inspired bookshelf

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Standing Display Bookshelf

Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust built this standing bookshelf for a friend who was expecting her first baby. Along with saving some green, Kristen was able to customize the size of the shelf to fit the nursery. I love how this style of shelf shows the fronts of the books instead of the spines. Why […Read More]

Painted Lamp Prop

When it comes to revamping a shelf to give it a fresh new look, I’ve totally got it covered. When it comes to decorating said shelf, that’s where I tend to come up short. Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage did an amazing job decorating a set of bookshelves with the help of Lindsay from […Read More]

Open Modern Bookshelf

Melissa from Habitat loves CB2 and their modern pieces. A bookcase with an open structure recently caught her eye, and although she loved the look, she sure wasn’t about to drop $500 on a shelf. Instead, she committed a weekend and $100 to build her own spitting image. This eye-catching, architectural shelf has a whole […Read More]

Black Bookshelves

While redecorating her son’s bedroom, Carrie from Dittle Dattle was commissioned to make new bookshelves for the space. Instead of building from scratch, Carrie refabbed some inexpensive laminate shelves to look like high end catalog shelving. It only took Carrie some wood, molding, and paint to complete the transformation for $38! It’s amazing how much […Read More]

Modern Black Bookshelf

Denise from Simply Weekends spent one of her “beloved” weekends building a puzzle-style bookcase. With her Ana White plans in hand, Denise busted out the power tools for her first “made from scratch” building project. Of course, that was the fun part for Denise. The priming and painting, well, not so much! I sure do […Read More]

Wall-Mounted Children’s Bookshelf

Red from That Red Headed Stepchild is a lucky woman to be married to a man with some serious woodworking skills. After checking out Ana White’s plans and making a few modifications of his own, hubs set to work and created this beauty! I love how the books face forward so little ones can actually […Read More]