these are the absolute most perfect bookcases ever

DIY Bookcase: paint bookshelf, modpodge wrapping paper on the back of the shelves. I should totally do this - we already have the white bookcases! Love this idea!

One long reclaimed beam generates plenty of buzz when it performs as a mantel that reaches outward to crown adjoining built-in bookshelves. To get a similar look, select a beam or timber that is the same depth as the fireplace surround, and attach it to the wall using heavy-duty brackets screwed into the wall studs. Use smaller brackets to mount shelves of the same depth on the wall below to create extra display space./

Simple Upgrades for Your Fireplace

estante / bookshelf / living room / sala de estar / Rustic mantel extending into floating shelves with sleek, modern floating shelves below.