Check out the new bookcases that I setup in the basement today.
These bookcases took me just about all day to assemble and set up in the basement. I needed a place to store and sort all of my books so I thought that these would be would be just right. I didn’t really want to spend a lot of money seeing as it is my basement so I just got some of those cheap pressboard numbers and put them up on patio bricks in case of water. I think I’ll get some moulding to add to the top and to join them to one another and make them appear to be built-ins some day when I have the time and money to spend on my basement, but as for now, I’m really pleased with the results!
I don’t have any before pictures but this room used to be yellow and I re-painted it the green you see here. At first I though the color was way too dark but I’m 100% happy with it now. The bookcases really make it work and lighten up the space as needed.]
You can see the other side of the room is not finished but you can see what I am thinking in terms of layout.
Where the chair is I would like a large old oak teacher’s desk and then I’d like to replace the other table with a wooden one. I also plan on using cork tiles to create a bulletin board above the future desk and using chalkboard paint to add a chalkboard on the wall over the future table. I’ll trim each out in white molding. Lastly, I want to add gray indoor/outdoor carpeting to the floor so if it gets wet it won’t me an issue.