I would like to share my hack of IKEA IVAR shelving system into a built-in bookcase. It all started with the wish to have a bookcase that could store all the books we still had in the moving boxes. Read more on the IVAR built-in bookcase.
#2 IVAR goes chinoiserie
I recently made an IVAR cabinet go chinoiserie. What I used was the 20″ deep IVAR cabinet, two 20″x49″ IVAR side units, and an extra 20″ deep shelf (in addition to the two that come in the cabinet.) Read more about the IVAR chinoiserie cabinet.
#3 Quick and easy IVAR box shelves
I wanted to have stackable box shelves which are more flexible and easier to moving around. They also save space. The hack wasn’t very hard to do and it took me just half a day, approximately 4 hours. Read more about the IKEA IVAR box shelves.