It is difficult to find a handy, compact cabinet for stowing essentials on a limited budget. We turned to TOH
general contractor Tom Silva for some DIY advice. He demonstrated how to attach off-the-shelf fixed-louver shutters to an inexpensive, ready-to-assemble bookcase to make a charming cabinet that's easy on the wallet. With a few finishing touches, like trim and bun feet, this piece will spiff up your bedroom.
Stash small necessities neatly behind shuttered doors: How to Build a Cabinet from a Bookshelf and Shutters