The color background also helps the chunky shelving look stand out and provides a bit of contrasting color for the room. But i knew that we needed the doors for the hidden storage theyd give us.
Billy bookcases are built with a stackable design that allows you to attach new units whenever you need additional storage just decide on what height suits your space best.
Billy bookcase built in with doors. Diy industrial cabinet hack. The great thing about painting the whole thing one color afterwards is that any modifications can be hidden. To figure out how to best use the space the picture below shows how we did the math.
This billy bookcase hack from centsational style is a more modern style built in with chunky shelves that give the bookcase a little more presence. Give it an adoring look with ikea billy bookcase built in hack. The oxberg doors were more costly a pair of the doors cost as much as the whole bookshelf.
How to build built in bookcases from ikea billy bookshelves. Billy bookcase built ins are in and they shine my living room you all. Ikea billy bookcase with glass doors dark blue glass door cabinet keeps your favorite items free from dust but still visible.
Diy billy bookcases with height extensions and glass doors gorgeous bookcase made with ikea billy bookcases glass doors and an ikea lighting system. This gray built in bookcase has done just that with the addition of some drawers at the bottom for extra storage. It could be a perfect vintage and rustic addition to your decor.
Erik linn was able to create several curio cabinets for his abode using billy bookcases and grytnas glass doors for significantly less. Last fall ikea had the sale i was waiting for. The grytnas glass doors are not sold in the us but no worries.
How to hack sliding doors for ikea billy bookcases. Get details in the tutorial. I dragged down this huge wicker lamp it was in my living room for years from the attic and i think it will be perfect in this room as i will bring in textures and layers with a touch of bright colors in to break up the clean whiteness.
The bookcases are already pretty affordable especially in white. Every model in the billy series also features adjustable shelves so you can fit anything from books to trophies and everything in between. Arranging bookshelves in a corner is a clever way to maximize storage space.
A simple unit can be enough storage for a limited space or the foundation for a larger storage solution if your needs change. I measured the space in between the walls in our case it was almost exactly 12 feet or 144 inches then i subtracted out the width of the bookcases which are 31 each or a total of 124 inches. Ikea sells glass doors specifically for the billy called morliden.
Some of these billy bookcase hacks are about turning the billy into something that looks custom. Transform an ordinary ikea billy bookcase into this stunning industrial cabinet. 30 off all their billy bookcases and matching oxberg doors.
Billy bookcase door wrap around hack.