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Before & After: Built-In Bookshelves Get a DIY Hack & Style Upgrade

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 20, 2017 01:06 AM
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by Ashley Poskin last modified Jul 19, 2017

The living room when we moved in. (Image credit: Ashley Poskin ) We absolutely love our apartment; it has so much character and light, but when we moved in, one thing in particular I knew I wanted to upgrade were the bookshelves. At first glance they seemed fine, but once we started putting our books on them we realized that the positioning of the shelves — with 20" height between shelves — was not only an inefficient use of space but just looked odd with so much extra height above the books. Since the fireplace and bookshelves are the focal point of the room, I didn't think it was a design element I could ignore. READ MORE »





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