Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

summary Step One

Don't simply fill your racks. Shading them, mastermind them, enliven them, dress them, customize them. The books you store on your racks are only the beginning.

Step One

Step One

Empty your racks. Back them with shaded paper, or paint the backs a differentiating shading. This will help make the articles pop.

Step Two

Step Two

Sort books by size and subject. Expel and dispose of any tore tidy coats (unless you figure they may have esteem). Line books, some vertically, some evenly, in a musical example. This will calm the repetitiveness of rows.

Step Three

Step Three

Fill unused spaces with alluring boxes. These will help you (flawlessly) store everything from photographs to PC manuals. The pieces of shading will separate the columns of books.

Step Four

Step Four

Add earthenware production and different articles. Place family photographs or little gems against the books to bring the racks to life.

Step Five

Step Five

Be brave. Hang an encircled picture from the shelf molding.

The Finished Product

The Finished Product

Voilà! The completed cabinet — a significantly more intriguing expansion to your room.

Elizabeth Mayhew

Elizabeth Mayhew

Watch Elizabeth on NBC'sToday appear. What's more, bear in mind to look at her book, Flip! for Decorating, which will be distributed this spring.

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