I have been working on this project since last week and I could not wait to share it with you guys. The whole process was such a joy, I mean look at that pattern, the colors, the legs everything about this Bookshelf makes me so so so Happy!
This Bookshelf is also part of my Master Bedroom Final Reveal which you guys should hop on over and see how it looks now!
A little sneak peak for you guys.
Now on to the Bookshelf which was almost in shambles, literally the backside of the bookshelf had come off and I was debating if I should keep this bookshelf or just throw it away.
This is how it looked Before
I basically used this bookshelf to store all my crafty supplies so it ended up getting a lot of paint stains which I never bothered to clean because I really had no intention of keeping this bookshelf permanently.
And this is how it looked from Behind.
I stumbled upon Timothy Sue website which is basically the most stunning collection of Removable Wallpapers I have ever seen.
The person behind these gorgeous creations is Colette who designs these beautiful, colorful and vibrant patterns that I just needed to have in my life ASAP!
Everything about her, from the usage of colors to the way she played with the patterns resonated with me since I love incorporating that in my DIY projects.
Trust me it was so hard for me to choose but I narrowed it down to just two prints that I absolutely loved.
This first pattern I chose is called Zora-Blue Velvet.
And since I had this plan in mind that I wanted to use the same pattern but in a contrasting color, I chose it in a purple color as well called Zora- Red Hot Violet
Materials Used on This Project
Timothy Sue Wallpaper
Copper Hairpin Legs
When I received the wallpaper it was just the most stunning quality. You can see clearly alot of hardwork and love goes into each and every design that Timothy Sue creates. Just hop on over and see all the prints for yourself.
Moving on to the makeover process.
I decided to paint some parts of the Bookshelf more specifically the outer edges/rim this Turquoise color by DecoArt.
The outside part of the Bookshelf I painted a Dark Navy Blue which I thought complemented the Wallpaper perfectly.
I roughly measured out the panels that I was going to place on the interior of the bookshelf as well as the shelves.
Placing the wallpaper was really simple since the surface area to be covered was small relative to the one I did in my Dining Room Reveal.
Just peel the backside slightly and press down the wallpaper, keep doing it until the whole of it is completly covering the area.
I also covered the backside of the bookshelf which was detached before.
For attaching it back on to the bookshelf I used a couple of nails and a hammer and hammered it back onto the bookshelf.
The funny thing is that whatever placement I did in the above pictures of the wallpaper I completely changed it the next day.
That is the beauty of Removable Wallpaper you can play around with it all you want without having to care that it will be a permanent situation.
I did have some uneven edges showing since I didn’t perfectly measure out all my panels but it was fixed really easily using an X-Acto knife.
For the legs I partnered with The Hairpin Leg Co who sent me these stunning Copper colored Hairpin Legs.
I’ve been wanting to use this certain style of legs on one of my DIY projects for quite sometime now and this bookshelf was just the perfect piece for it.
I flipped the bookshelf and placed the legs roughly to make marks of where I was going to drill the holes.
You could just directly screw it down but I prefer this method to drill some holes before and then to place the screws into it.
The whole process was really simple but made such a huge impact to the entire look. You guys should definitely head over to the website because I personally loved the quality of the legs and would definitely use it on future projects.
And there you have it.
Time for some beauty shots!
What do you guys think?
I think it is such a stunning transformation, I’m still pinching myself that the old broken bookshelf looks this Good!
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