Monday, 19 August 2013


Hello all.

Due to a change in my personal circumstances, I am going to be taking a break from blogging. I do hope to be back in the future but in the meantime, enjoy the posts!

Monday, 22 July 2013

14 Fabulous Bookshelves to Make

Better late than never! Sickness has wiped out our house over the last week, causing last week's post to be delayed by so long!

I have previously sought quotes for bookcases to be built and to put it mildly, was extremely shocked at the prices that came back. With this in mind, some fabulous 'do-it-yourself' bookshelves are below.

 Popular Mechanics have posted this simple bookcase step-by-step guide.

Toolmonger on Instructables has posted this attractive unit.

The Family Handyman offer a slender alternative.

A chunkier model from The Family Handyman.

Shanty 2 Chic (via Ana White), feature this attractive number.

A sleek unit from This Old House Magazine.

Woodworker's Journal Magazine have posted this gorgeous unit.

Small Town Craft Fair offer a modern alternative.

Natasz on Instructables has posted this simple but effective unit.

Popular Mechanics detail plans for this vast unit.

Apartment Therapy feature this simple unit.

Remodelaholic feature these lovely units.

Family Handyman offer 'simple bookcase plans'.

Remodelaholic also offer a gorgeous corner unit.