Fireplace built ins ikea hack is a easy simple way to have the look of custom built ins without the cost. Next up is the airstone fireplace makeover.
To mount the bookcases to the wall i located the wall studs and secured four 2x4s to the wall horizontally.
Billy bookcase built in fireplace. How to decorate bookshelves. Some of these billy bookcase hacks are about turning the billy into something that looks custom. Bookshelves built in billy bookcases ikea billy bookcase hack ikea billy hack living room bookshelves custom bookshelves bookcase with ladder ikea hemnes bookcase ikea hack bench in case you missed the reveal you can see that here and here.
Cottage living room decor and decorating ideas. Diy build in bookshelves from ikea billy bookcases with fireplace and shiplap. This gray built in bookcase has done just that with the addition of some drawers at the bottom for extra storage.
How to make billy bookcase built ins. I browsed a lot of. So i leave you here with assembled billy bookcases installed and secured to the wall.
Actually building the shelves wasnt a great option for us so we turned to ikea for an inexpensive solution. 2 billy bookcases 69 each with extension 20 each 2 x 1 x 12 x 10 whitewood board for side board 2 x 1 x 12 x 6 whitewood board for top. Remember how i bought 4 billy bookcase from ikea.
We keep the kids open ended building toys in this area of our home and watching them play in front of the fireplace first thing in the morning while im sipping a hot cup of tea is so amazing you guys. 41 on one side of the fireplace and slightly more 43 on the other side. The great thing about painting the whole thing one color afterwards is that any modifications can be hidden.
Omg it looks unbelievable. Installing the ikea billy bookcase built ins. The billy bookcases from ikea add so much practical storage for our family and the hearth serves as the cutest little play shelf there ever was.
How to incorporate an electric fireplace. I wanted to create a focal point on our living room wall with the fireplace wall mounted tv and some built in bookshelves. The billy bookcase is one of those ikea products that you buy for your dorm room and hold onto for years after graduation.
Because we were working with a wall and floors and ceiling that are over 100 years old it was necessary to use shims to bring the 24s to level on the wall. Billy bookcase and brimnes never looked so good. Epic billy storage hack scrap hacker.
Family room makeover part 1. How to add bookshelves to a wall. Click here to read how to we framed out the fireplace.
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The scraphacker had four billy bookcases left over from his poor student days but they were not a good fit for his grown up apartment. And here are all the posts in this series for easy reference.