home office remodel after with diy built-in bookcases
After: Walls lined with fresh white shelves, drawers, and a second desk boost storage space and let the existing vintage desk take center stage.
The Project Tally
• Built in a used desk, entertainment center, and bookshelves, mounting them on a platform of 2x4s $154

• Used MDF to bridge gaps and add additional shelves $86

• Made a paper-sorting station above the built-in desk, adding brackets and trim $33

• Reinstalled the original baseboards, and topped the built-ins with crown molding scored at a garage sale $20

• Stained the built-in desktop, and painted the rest of the assembly white $71

• Finished the look with nickel knobs and bin pulls $33
• Added a DIY pinboard made with cork, fabric, and an old frame to display notes and pictures $35

Total $432
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