Wall of workplace inbuilt bookcases REVEAL! from Thrifty Decor Chick


It is reveal day! Not gonna lie, I’m so pleased with myself for finishing this venture 100 % alone. I’ve been dreaming a couple of wall of constructed ins in my workplace since earlier than we moved in. I pictured them there from the very starting and they’re higher than I even hoped. 

Let’s return and recap the steps, we could? If you will try this by yourself, these might be very useful. 

I’ve constructed a bookcase this dimension earlier than, however my Dad helped fairly a bit and I had assist with lighting and the shelving as properly. This time I used to be decided to do all of it alone and that I did. 

That is how my workplace sorted I had completed unpacking the entire containers. It was my dumping floor for a pair weeks after our transfer: 

Office transformation with built ins

It is a beautiful spot that will get nice pure mild. I like working in right here! 

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Office with built in bookcases before

 I get requested about these grids usually — they’re window grids I discovered at Goodwill years in the past. 🙂

Step one within the constructed course of was including the kitchen cupboards because the bases:

Using kitchen cabinets to built bookcases

I take advantage of higher cupboards as a result of they’re simply doorways they usually have a slimmer profile. They nonetheless maintain a ton of stuff! Make sure you try that publish to see how I make them look inbuilt.

Cherry blossom peel and stick wallpaper

This time I broke the portray up into sections and goodness, it made it SO rather more manageable! It additionally gave me an concept of how it might look, so I used to be rather more motivated to get it achieved. 

Vintage Vogue Benjamin Moore

I am falling laborious for inexperienced currently! I simply like it. 

How to build bookcase supports and header

Adding lights without electricity
How to build bookcase shelves

After that there was numerous caulking and touching as much as do. I added some trim to the header to complete it off as properly. 

I used to be so excited to lastly begin adorning these in spite of everything that work! 

Dark green bookcase with wallpaper back

Decorating bookcase shelves

I used so much objects I’ve had in our storage room for almost two years now! I used to be so thrilled to convey these again out: 

Bookcases with wallpaper on back wall

I did get a number of new objects from Interest Foyer and At Dwelling as properly. 

I did a large purge of our books after the transfer (want I might have achieved that BEFORE packing them up) so the cabinets aren’t stuffed with them, which I desire. 

After I was adorning the cabinets I bought to the place I used to be almost happy, then I eliminated a number of objects. I discover that is usually the important thing when accessorizing!:

Step by step building bookcases
Tips for decorating built ins

I completed these up in lower than two months — which is WAY quicker than I took final time I did this. Total the best way I did issues this time was faster and extra environment friendly: 

Dark green built ins with wallpaper in office

However I am worn out! 😂 I am taking a break from massive initiatives for awhile! 

Get pleasure from extra pics of this house. I am going to share assets on the backside: 

Thrifty Decor Chick bookcases
Floating desk in front of bookcases

DIY bookcase wall tutorial

How to decorate bookcases

Cherry blossom wallpaper

Wall of built ins office wood desk

How to build DIY built ins

Green built ins with wallpaper

Dark green bookcases

I hate to be that lady that shares so many pics of the identical spot, however I am dang pleased with this so I am doing it. 😉 

Now for my favourite half! The earlier than and after picks. Here is this room shortly after we moved in: 

Building bookcases in office before

And the identical view now: 

How to build a wall of bookcases

And this view earlier than: 

Wall of bookcases before

And the after!:

Vintage vogue BM green paint

I hope you loved the method and can possibly do this in your personal residence! I stored a working checklist of prices at first however stopped after a number of weeks. I did estimate that I used to be going to finish up at $1000 complete for every little thing — that features the lights, paint, {hardware}…all of it. 

I would pay WAY greater than that to have a this constructed for me. And it brings me nice pleasure to do that stuff alone! 

I’ve extra plans for the opposite facet of this room that I am unable to wait to point out you as properly! I am hoping to get that wrapped up subsequent week someday and I am going to remember to share that. 🙂 


Here is an inventory of the objects on this room in case you have an interest!

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