Buy new bookshelves? Instead of tossing my old Billies, I upcycled them! Did you know that IKEA has sold over 41 million Billy bookshelves since the 1979 launch?. IKEA Billy Bookcase to Drawer Hack. This month’s challenge was the take a basic IKEA Billy Bookcase and turn it into something fabulous. Heather Viral Upcycle says:. IKEA Billy Bookcase to Drawer Hack by Infarrantly Creative. Published by HomeRight on Monday, June 29, 2015.
Don’t donate your old IKEA Billy bookcase, update it with some paint and reclaimed wood. I love to use spray paint, so I would love to have a finish max for all my upcycling projects. I was just planning on painting a Billy bookcase this coming weekend! 159 BILLY Bookcase with doors IKEA Adjustable shelves; adapt space between shelves according to your needs.
With upcycling, an item is no longer being used for its intended purpose, but is given a new purpose and is often worth more in its new form, both aesthetically and monetarily. Even the most homogenous pieces of everyday furniture from Swedish flatpack giants, IKEA, are being given a new identity as hackers’ modify and embellish items, such as ubiquitous Billy bookcase, transforming them with wallpaper or upcycling them into wine racks. We took Centsational Girl’s Billy bookcase built-ins as inspiration and put our own twist with a buffet in the middle. Update a plain bookcase with some gift wrap and wood trim. Bring some cheer into your garden with an upcycled cocktail window.
Ikea Billy Bookcase Reclaimed Wood
Find a bookcase in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire on Gumtree, the 1 site for Stuff for Sale classifieds ads in the UK. Make a good upcycle project. This ambitious DIYer used a BILLY bookshelf (with substantial additions) to build an IKEA arcade game. This hacker used two BILLY bookcases to get the job done.