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Upgrading IKEA Bookshelves

Looking for a nice bookcase, but hoping to not break the bank purchasing it? Centsational Girl has a tutorial for upgrading IKEA bookshelves that’s affordable and easy to do.

IKEA Besta Billy Bookcase Combo Tutorial

She combined BILLY bookshelves with BESTA components for a custom look. And painting the back of the shelving units and adding brass lighting takes an already great idea and turns it into something spectacular! So nicely done.

IKEA Besta + Billy Bookshelves

Visit the site to see just how she did it, and how she overcame a couple of obstacles in the process.

• Nicole Balch writes daily about living a stylish life and transforming the so-so on her blog, Making it Lovely. Catch up with all of Nicole’s other Family Style posts right here on Babble.

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