Enjoy these beautiful bookshelf ideas that you can easily DIY with the included tutorials.
When I was planning my home office makeover, one of the main things I wanted was storage.
So, I bought a standard 5-shelf bookcase and a shorter, 3-shelf bookcase. They were a great price, but they are really kind of plain.
I’ve been on the hunt for unique bookshelves that I can build and really make my own. You know that means adding color!
Today I’m sharing 17 beautiful bookshelf ideas that you can easily DIY…
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Beautiful Bookshelf Ideas
Give a plain bookshelf a custom touch, or build your own, with these beautiful bookshelf ideas. You will find industrial, modern, farmhouse and more!
Pink Painted DIY Bookshelves
Check out the before of these fun and colorful bookshelves. The transformation is amazing!
These rainbow bookshelves are a dream! The bright and colorful display makes the entire space so welcoming.
Learn how to turn dresser drawers into shelves. Upcycle an old dresser drawer into versatile storage for your home!
How To Style Your Shelves in 3 steps
You can use these helpful styling tips to decorate any size bookshelf. The architectural design of this one is gorgeous.
How to Build Floating Shelves for Uneven Walls
Even if you have uneven walls, you can add floating bookshelves with plenty of room for storage.
How to Build Easy Built-Ins from IKEA Billy Bookcases
Billy bookcases are an inexpensive way to add extra storage and detail to your home. Check out how these were added to look like built-ins.
DIY Built-Ins Using Big Box Store Cabinets
These DIY built-ins have tons of room for all of your favorite things, plus your television. The added trim really makes it look like a custom piece.
Build a Modern Bookshelf from Plywood
This bookshelf has really cool compartments for decor and organization. But what makes it so fun is the gorgeous interior shelf color.
How To Construct Custom Built In Shelves in Wall
Learn how to construct custom built in shelves in a wall with this really helpful step by step guide.
Bookshelf Makeover Without Paint
Another easy way to add color to bookshelves is to use a temporary pop of color with vinyl. This is a great solution for plain bookshelves that need a little interest. Plus, if you tend to get bored with design, this is a great solution!
DIY Cottage Style Bookshelf
Learn how to build a bookshelf with clean lines and a simple, straight forward build. It also provides tons of space for books, knickknacks and more.
IKEA Hack with Wallpaper
A creative way to add a pop of color to a bookshelf is to use wall paper. They even have removable styles, so you can easily switch it out if you get bored.
DIY Live Edge Rustic Bookcase
Adding a live edge wood top to a bookcase is easy to do, and it really makes for a unique and rustic look.
Ikea Hack Rustic-Industrial Bookcase
This DIY plumbing pipe-style shelving is perfect for a mudroom, or teens room, like the homeowner shows here.
DIY Built In Bookshelves for the Living Room
Add DIY built in bookshelves to your home as a great way to add storage space and visual appeal. This is a simple woodworking project that even beginners could build!
Super Easy DIY Industrial Shelves on a Budget
If you love the look of industrial modern, these DIY bookshelves are for you. You can even use this wire shelving hack on shelves already in your home!
I was so inspired by these projects that I built my own bookcase!
Simple Built-In Bookshelves with Crown Molding
I think we all have one of these simple bookshelves somewhere in our homes! Crown molding is the ultimate upgrade to make these look built in and high end!
For even more storage and organization, check out these ideas:
Bathroom Storage Over the Toilet
Since doing this roundup post I felt so inspired by these beautiful DIY bookshelves that I built my own! I created a RAINBOW bookshelf wall for our dining room! This replaced a small china cabinet that offered hardly any storage. Now I have floor to ceiling shelves, beautiful custom lighting, and built in cabinets!
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