New look for a bookshelf: from pine to pink

Pine bookshelves are great sellers for me. And it’s usually easy to create a new look for a bookshelf. They’re also a good starting piece for a new upcycler as the shape is quite basic. My recent decoupaged bookshelf sold within a week and another customer asked me to recreate it. So that led me…

A new lease of life for a boring bookshelf

This boring bookshelf decoupage makeover gets a new lease of life with nature-inspired wallpaper transformation. Plain wooden bookshelves are beautiful, when the condition is perfect. But once there’s wear and tear, a splash of paint can go a long way. If this bookshelf looks familiar, it is almost identical to a similar navy makeover I…

Transforming a free bookshelf with a navy blue makeover

This free bookshelf makeover, transforms it from shabby chic (or just shabby) to classic and clean. I got this solid pine bookshelf for free. Bargain. Although sometimes a piece that has already been painted is more effort than its worth. Not this time, fortunately. I suspect the previous owner thought this was a shabby chic…