5 More Ways to Fake Built In Shelving: The Sequel

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A little over two years ago, I posted 5 Ways to Fake Built In Shelving.  Evidently, there are a lot of people out there who are looking for ways to get the look of custom built-ins without the expense of hiring a carpenter.  And in the two years since I hit the publish button on that post, I’ve seen even more great examples of how people are using inexpensive shelving units to make gorgeous faux built ins.  So here’s the sequel, folks:  5 MORE Ways to Fake Built In Shelving.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Spring Living Room

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I spotted this lovely living room at House of Turquoise, and it just seemed to embody the fresh, airy feeling of Spring.  The living room that caught my eye looks so light and cool with it’s combination of washed out sun yellow and sky blue.  I definitely love the custom woodwork (that window seat!) and the eclectic blend of furnishings.  I’m happy to say that if you want a room like this, you can have it!  I’ve collected tutorials for projects that can help you copy some of the fun design elements of this room and put them in your own house.  Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Fake Built In Shelving

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One of the things I love about older homes are all the built-ins.  I’m guessing I’m not the only one who has dreamed of a Craftsman cottage with sturdy bookshelves   flanking the fireplace and cabinets with leaded glass doors in the hallway, right?  Well, a lot of us had to let that dream go {…Read More…}