59 each I used 2 Extension unit for tall bookcases. Ad Las ofertas más Hot del año en muebles y accesorios de diseño llegaron a GAIA.
We removed the existing skirting from the wall and set it aside to reuse on the front of the bookcase later.
Make ikea billy bookcase look built in. 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. To achieve a built-in look youll want to raise the units off the ground to allow for finishing wood and a skirting kickboard across the front. No dejes pasar hasta 40 Off MSI y envío gratis y renueva tu espacio.
So follow the steps we took on our journey to make. Huge built-in bookcases are incredibly expensive so I decided to save money by using IKEA Billy bookcases and just adding molding to make them look built in. This post has been in the making for months so now that I am finally here excuse me if I will ramble on a bit.
25 each I used 2 Short Billy bookcases. See details in the tutorial. A base elevates the shelves from the floor and gives the entire piece a feeling of substance.
In order to attach them to the wall I added a horizontal piece under the top shelf of the main unit and screwed them to the wall like youd attach a kitchen cabinet. The Billy bookcases fit perfectly and the cost was WAY less than if I had custom-built them myself. The part that makes the IKEA BILLY bookcase look custom is the trim work so we added crown molding to the top.
The problem was I never quite managed to turn them into the built ins of my dreams. How to Make Ikea Bookshelves Look Like a Professional Built-in. We have decorated our shelves with these baskets in the middle bookshelf hardcover books photos a plant and various knick-knacks from HomeGoods.
How to Build Built-In Bookcases from IKEA Billy Bookshelves To figure out how to best use the space the picture below shows how we did the math. The tutorial suggests using beveled crown moldings to be glued inside the IKEA Billy bookcases. First I built a base for my bookcases.
Ikea Billy Bookshelves Hack Lauras Living Room. Build a base for the shelf units to sit on. There are so many steps and stages and thoughts and emotions that I want to share with you that I fear I might end up a bit longwinded.
No dejes pasar hasta 40 Off MSI y envío gratis y renueva tu espacio. We took Ikea Billy Bookcases and made a beautiful loft library out of them. Make the insides of your Billy bookcase look even more charming by getting your hands on this hack.
Ad Find Deals on Products in Hardware on Amazon. In order to add the crown youll need an extra piece of wood at the top to have something to attach the crown moulding to. 39 each I used 2.
Ad Las ofertas más Hot del año en muebles y accesorios de diseño llegaron a GAIA. Ad Find Deals on Products in Hardware on Amazon. So I headed off to IKEA bought a huge pile of IKEA Billys brought them home and assembled them.
Mine are blackbrown with two extension units on top that make them 9 high. But we werent satisfied with just that we wanted the professional look of a built-in. Sure looks like a royal piece.
How to Make a Built-In Billy Bookcase. I gave an ordinary IKEA Billy Bookcase a Built-in custom made look.