This is a very cool idea to make a really plain bookshelf look great. Years ago I white-washed an ugly old bookcase of mine and painted the background in a sample paint of blue and it looks great - don't want to change it!
10 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Space
10 Ways to Squeeze a Little Extra Storage Out of a Small Space | Apartment Therapy - It's not always about the BED. Sometimes, a cozy place with lots of reading material & a place to relax can be just as good a place to dream.