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Modular bookcase contemporary-home-office
 

Modular bookcase

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http://craftynest.com

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lmaletsky wrote:
What is the wallpaper inside the units? It would be so pretty for an accent wall.
   Comment   March 23, 2013
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Monica Ewing
It's not wallpaper. It's decorative paper from The Paper Source.
April 16, 2013 at 9:07pm   
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Mary Matteucci wrote:
What are the modular units originally.
   Comment   February 1, 2011
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March 28, 2013 at 10:26am   
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Monica Ewing
Actually, they were salvaged kitchen drawers that I got on Freecycle. http://www.craftynest.com/2008/12/salvaged-drawers-modular-bookcase/
April 17, 2013 at 1:01pm     
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Janell Beals - House of Fifty Mag added this to Punch Up Your Shelving
Boxes stacked on top of one another become a charming substitute for a bookcase when painted a pretty turquoise and lined with a floral paper.
Another idea from Monica: Salvaged drawers can become a colorful modular bookcase.
If a bookshelf or storage unit isn't in the budget, go DIY with an arrangement of painted reclaimed drawers, like this one from Monica Ewing of Crafty Nest. Each one can hold a different little collection of organized items.
Natalie Myers added this to Architectural Salvage Stakes a Claim
Old orphaned drawers stand upright and are attached to one another to become a new shelf unit. Personalized with a slick paint job and wallpaper backing, this new unit truly reflects its owner's taste.
18. Craft room + a little paint = embellished crates. Basic wooden crates are transformed into a creative storage and display area with a fun new hue. For added pop, line the backs with wallpaper scraps or pretty wrapping paper.
Vanessa Brunner added this to 10 Ways to Reuse Wrapping Paper
2. Add excitement to recycled crates. Vintage crates are great for storage or display. But if you're tired of the salvaged and worn wood look, brighten things up with a new coat of paint and some wrapping paper, attached with a strong adhesive.
Susan Stieglitz added this to Weekend Project: Reinvent a Wine Crate
4. Display case. If just painting wasn't enough of a challenge, then maybe adding a little eclectic wallpaper or fabric would stretch out the fun.
The key to turning old stuff into new, useful stuff is often clever disguises. These old crates plus paint and some cute paper backing equals pretty, one-of-kind shelving for about $25.

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drawers/crates as shelves
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stacked painted wooden crates
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Mold drawers become a shelf
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Shelf
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June 24, 2014
Reclaimed drawers as bookshelves
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to do with old beer crates
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Offset shelves
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For laundry rm
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Crates
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stacking crate with pattern paper in the back
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fun wallpaper, waterproof paint and use outdoors
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downstairs end tables someday?
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Lined cubes
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The key to turning old stuff into new, useful stuff is often clever disguises. These old crates plus paint and some cute paper backing equals pretty, one-of-kind shelving for about $25.
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May 14, 2014
"Another idea from Monica: Salvaged drawers can become a colorful modular bookcase."
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May 4, 2014
a very good storage idea for kids bedrooms
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crates
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Cute idea!
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wallpaper backed storage
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good idea for getting nice details in the room
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Love for storage
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Craft room + a little paint = embellished crates. Basic wooden crates are transformed into a creative storage and display area with a fun new hue. For added pop, line the backs with wallpaper scraps or pretty wrapping paper.
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crates as bookshelf
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I like this idea. Something to keep in mind when it's wine-making season - all those crates out by the road.
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Crates
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Craft room + a little paint = embellished crates. Basic wooden crates are transformed into a creative storage and display area with a fun new hue. For added pop, line the backs with wallpaper scraps or pretty wrapping paper.
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your boxes could be great...
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I now need to search out a tonne of wine crates!!
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Dresser drawers / old cabinet drawers !! To make a shelf ;)
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Craft Room Crates
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storage...always good
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Wine crates painted and repurposed !
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wine crates painted.
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decorative possibilities for apple crate: paper back/bottom
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Amazing idea
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Looks real pretty
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Wooden boxes painted and with wall paper background
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wooden wineboxes as a display case
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Nice as a bookcase in my daughter's room.
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Wine boxes
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Crates made into shelving
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para los dvds
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painted dresser drawers
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Wooden crate shelving
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wine crate luv the look
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Wallpaper on back of bookshelf
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wine cases
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The key to turning old stuff into new, useful stuff is often clever disguises. These old crates plus paint and some cute paper backing equals pretty, one-of-kind shelving for about $25.
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October 23, 2013
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Painted wine crates
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reno boîte de bois
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Boxes stacked on top of one another become a charming substitute for a bookcase when painted a pretty turquoise and lined with a floral paper
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cajas lindas
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Love the look, so simple yet eclectic
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Use wrapping paper
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Wine boxes
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Made from wine crates!
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Another idea from Monica: Salvaged drawers can become a colorful modular bookcase.
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shelves
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Wine crates into shelving
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wall papers for decorations
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wall paper crates
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cube shelves
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Reused wooden crates
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Shelves from drawers.
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Crates painted with wall paper back
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Cute.
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painted wooden crates
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Wooden crates painted for storage
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Painted Drawers :)
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great diy bookcase
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wine crate idea
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great cheap storage idea!
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painted crates
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Craft room + a little paint = embellished crates. Basic wooden crates are transformed into a creative storage and display area with a fun new hue. For added pop, line the backs with wallpaper scraps or pretty wrapping paper.
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Storage any place.
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Cute idea
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Wine crate ideas
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decorative paper backing
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Painted crates
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