When we finished our basement a couple of years ago, we made one room an office and lined the walls with IKEA Billy bookshelves. This summer, when we decided we never really used the office and the space would be better as an art studio, we needed to do something with the books and some of the bookshelves to make room for the large craft tables we now wanted for the space.
A friend mentioned an IKEA Hack. I looked it up on-line and became inspired. Not only would we be able to use the bookshelves we already owned, but we could add some character to our living room.
Our wall was 158″ with a window slightly off-center, so a row of bookshelves would not work. I have