When it comes to hacking great storage, no other IKEA product works a room like the BILLY bookcase. The BILLY bookcase is pretty straightforward to build right out of the box, or you can get creative and make elaborate storage that looks great.Take a look at 19 of the best BILLY bookcase built-ins ever.
DIY BUILT-IN BOOKCASE REVEAL (AN IKEA HACK) I finally figured that the best solution was Ikea! I could purchase some Ikea bookshelves that had drawers and alter them to become a custom built-in (I've noticed other people have done similar things so I'm definitely not the first to think
Create a custom built-in bookcase from standard IKEA Billy bookcases with this easy step by step tutorial. It's been a few weeks since we completed these bookcases in our living room and I'm finally sitting down to put together the tutorial. Our living room is a very awkward shape/layout.
The installation above may look like a custom job, but it's actually just a really clever IKEA hack, with some Billys on top, IKEA cabinets on the bottom, and a lot of wood trim from the hardware store. You can find a tutorial on IKEA Hackers, and even more detailed instructions here.
Here's the full tutorial on how we made our custom built in bookcase made from IKEA Billy Bookcases! If you'd like to see more of our process, check out the playlist below. _____ IKEA Built In
I had two shelves already from my former home office so I picked up two more tall Billy bookshelves from IKEA. 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. I measured the space in between the walls, in our case it was almost exactly 12 feet, or