I spent an hour on Friday knocking this project out after I wrote about it last week, but I did restrain myself from adding the freehand gold dots. Perhaps it'd appear too busy with that plus all my decor, so for now it's simply black.
The secret weapon in this makeover is not paint.
It's some contact paper-esque product I bought for about $10. I didn't want to use paint because I do eventually want to find the most perfect wallpaper for this bookcase. This is a temporary solution, but I do love the outcome.
Here's the before.
DIY Black Backed/Lined Bookcase
- Roll of Black Shelf Liner Paper
- Tape Measure
- Gift Card
- Straight Edge
- X-Acto Knife
Step 1: If your shelves are removable, remove them. This is a great time to dust your shelves and your cabinet. Keep your shelf supports in place because you'll need them to get accurate measurements for step 2.
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