The Best Way to Fill Billy Bookcase Holes - Lovely Etc.I have the same span, only no closed area below. The room is all wood as is the book case. Would love to paint, but afraid white would make it stand out like a sore thumb. And the collection of memorabilia would stagger you. My husband is the collector. Loved your ideas and suggestions. What do you think of painting our bookcase?
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You can see my shelves right here. I also love seeing favorite objects mixed in and amongst the books. My own bookshelves even though they are color-coded are completely functional. Mix up the book placement — try a mix of vertical and horizontal arrangements. Do this both within the same shelf and then also try mixing up the way entire shelves are arranged so that one shelf is all horizontal and another is all vertical.
This is one of the easiest way to give simple IKEA Billy bookcases and other flat-pack bookcases and cabinets a major update. Filling in all of those shelf pin holes is an easy, inexpensive upgrade that makes a surprising difference if the look of the entire piece. To make the Billy bookcases look like actual built-in wood bookcases I added trim, framed them with MDF, caulked, painted…it was definitely a long multi-step tutorial.
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Whether you have few, or many books in your possession, the real trick is to arrange them in a way that is visually appealing as their contents. Here, she takes us on a tour of the most beautiful and beguiling bookcases to inspire your library-in-the-making. Stack them on ottomans, mantelpieces and obviously coffee tables, like the owner of this flat in Pimlico. The other thing to note in this space: piles of floor-stacked books look great if you run out of room on shelves. Beata Heuman is one of the top interior designers to watch this year. Just see these built-in bookshelves in the kitchen of her London flat.