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Creative Ideas On Furniture: Bookcase Room Dividers For Narrow Rooms

Creative Ideas On Furniture: Bookcase Room Dividers For Narrow Rooms

While working on a very long and narrow room, one of the best ideas that will help you utilise the space you’ve got in a creative and functional manner would be to use room dividers. By simply dividing the room into a couple of functional areas, you get a chance to make the most out of the space you have to work with The approach works best in the living room, giving you a chance to turn a narrow living room into at least two areas. TV zone and a dining area are usually a nice start. Plus, you do not necessarily have to use decorative room dividers — bookcases work just fine, too. Make sure room division is logical First of all, make sure that your room division is logical and do not allocate more space than the area needs. This is probably one of the most important pieces of advice while using bookcases as room dividers. Choose displayed items thematicallyAnother important thing to bear in mind is to display whichever units you are going to display thematically. If there is a reading area in the room, go for classic bookcase functionality and fill it with books. In a dining area, you might...

Stylish Bookcases: Unfinished Furniture To Give Your Home A Shabby Chic

Stylish Bookcases: Unfinished Furniture To Give Your Home A Shabby Chic

Bookcases — unfinished furniture units especially — are becoming less and less common in our interiors, which is a pity. There are plenty of stylish ways to work with unfinished bookcases, no matter if you are decorating a living room or a bedroom. Here are just some of the most impressive ideas on how you can use simple unfinished wood to give your room some rural shabby chic: Distress furniture on your ownIf you have old bookcases — even if they are finished — it might be just the right time to give these units new life. Distressing furniture on your own is not that difficult — even though it surely requires some time and effort. In a nutshell, you will have to remove the old finish (there are special liquids for that in stores) and then sand the piece a couple of times. After that, you can paint the wood anew and sand it again. This will give any bookcase a shabby, unfinished look. Invest into ready made rustic solutions There are plenty of bookcases and other unfinished furniture solutions in rustic style in major furniture stores. Sure, factory made models will never have the same unique look as individually distressed ones....

How Can You Make My White Bookcase Into A Gloss White Shine: 4 Major Steps

How Can You Make My White Bookcase Into A Gloss White Shine: 4 Major Steps

How can you make my white bookcase into a gloss shine is not one of the truly complicated tasks that cannot be completed at home, all on your own. Yet, it still requires a little bit of preparation work. On the whole, the entire process behind turning a painted white bookcase  into a gloss white shine unit can be broken down into four major stages:Prepping the bookcase  Prepping the bookcase The first tip while making a white bookcase  into a gloss white shine — or any other furniture piece in that matter — is to find a place where you are going to work on the piece. During the summer time, a yard or a garden will do just fine — as long as you avoid direct sunlight. During the rainy or cold season, you should of course look for some cover — a shade or a basement, for example. Here, it is important to look for properly ventilated premises, though. Removing old paint and finishes Even if your bookcase  is covered in white paint and it is white gloss finish you are looking for, simply covering the piece in transparent gloss will not have the job done. You will have to remove the...