The ikea billy bookcase is 40 years old and there are so many great hacks out there that celebrate this birthday. Find ikea billy bookcase in canada visit kijiji classifieds to buy, sell, or trade almost anything. The scraphacker had four billy bookcases left over from his poor student days, but they were not a good fit for his grownup apartment. Whether we lined the walls of our first apartments living room with various sizes of the billy bookshelf or used the kallax units as the room divider of our dorm, most of us can spot one of those ikea classics a mile away. How ikeas billy bookcase took over the world bbc news. You could either ask in ikea returns for some of them just tell them you. Discover our billy modern bookcase series, modular by design and a flexible storage unit that can be. Inspiring canadian home bookcase with glass doors, home, liatorp. Diy ikea billy bookcase built in bookshelves part 2. Create a custom builtin bookcase from standard ikea billy bookcases with this easy step by step tutorial. As a homeright brand ambassador, they oftentimes challenge us to create something new out of something ordinary.
View and download ikea billy bookcase 80 tall instructions manual online. Ikea billy bookcase pantry hack ikea billy, ikea billy. The ikea billy bookcase series is a classic design with an emphasis on functionality and flexibility. You can use our shelving units to protect and show off your precious porcelain sets, the finest glassware, or store your unique collection, for example. Sep 11, 20 my ikea billy builtin bookshelves are finally primed, painted, caulked and styled. Valid april 16, 2020 to may 6, 2020 online at ikea. Thats why, although they are called bookcases, we believe they are not for books only. Shop quality home furniture, decor, furnishings, and accessories. Ikeas billy bookcase is a staple of budget home decorating. Jul 17, 2014 we live in manhattan where space is a premium. Our shelving units are made for all kind of items at home, from porcelain to that special novel. It was perfect for their nursery and here it is nearly 7 years later and we are still loving our ikea billy bookcase hack. Ikea billy bookcase 80 tall instructions manual pdf. Ikea has been in the news the past week for making a change to their legendary billy bookcase making it deeper, 15 inches instead of 11 inches.
Ikea billy bookcase pantry hack i am so excited to be sharing my diy ikea pantry today. For a piece of furniture first designed back in 1979, thats a wildly impressive statistic. Ikea billy, bookcase with glass doors, dark blue, glassdoor cabinet keeps your favorite items free from dust but still visible. Ikea billy bookcases come in height variations from tall at 93. Awesome bookshelf, fit right in the corner of the room, and is now carrying upwards of 30 books. Jan 17, 2014 diy ikea billy bookcase built in bookshelves part 2. The billy bookcase is perhaps the archetypal ikea product. Billy bookcases transform into murphy bed ikea hackers. Billy bookcase 80 tall indoor furnishing pdf manual download.
Ikea billy bookcase the most sold piece of furniture worldwide. If you missed part 1 of this project, be sure to check out my tips on how to pull off this ikea hack. So weve just moved our beloved billys to the new home and they are a little tipsy. Its been a few weeks since we completed these bookcases in our living room and im finally. A simple unit can be enough storage for a limited space or the. When it comes to hacking great storage, no other ikea product works a room like the billy bookcase. This was made entirely on my iphone using imovie last year at this time i was given an incredible tour of the billy bookcase factory in falkoping, sweden. Weve got some other pieces of furniture from ikea, small ones, shelves and drawers for the kitchen and the bathroom. Bookcases free delivery possible on eligible purchases.
Offer valid for billy bookcases, oxberg and morliden doors only, exclusions apply. New and used items, cars, real estate, jobs, services, vacation rentals and more virtually anywhere in ontario. Ikea billy oxberg, bookcase with doors, white, a simple unit can be enough storage for a limited space or the foundation for a larger storage solution if. We have brought together the best ikea billy hacks in one place to inspire you to create something amazing. Oct 23, 2008 ikea expedit now kallax bookcase cube display 8 squares, blackbrown 101. Diy ikea billy bookcase built in bookshelves part 2 run. It is said that one billy bookcase is sold ever couple of seconds or minutes and no wonder. Ikea billy bookcase 80 tall instructions manual pdf download. These are ikeas 12 bestselling bookcases huffpost life.
For anchoring them together, you can use a kind of bolt called a sleeve connector also called a sleeve bolt, or a chicago screw. Ikea billy, bookcase, white, narrow shelves help you use small wall spaces effectively by accommodating small items in a minimum of space. Unfollow ikea billy bookcase to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. May 01, 2017 so, not surprisingly, we headed to ikea. A simple unit can be enough storage for a limited space or the foundation for a larger storage solution if your needs change. Ikeas beloved bestseller is turning 40, and were celebrating with a roundup of the best ways to hack it. Ikea billy oxberg, bookcase, white, this bookcase has a height extension unit, allowing you to make the most of the wall area. Every model in the billy series also features adjustable shelves so you can fit anything from books to trophies, and everything in between. We are fortunate to have a playroom that also needs to double as a guest room. See how 8 diyers each transformed 1 ikea classic the ikea billya bookshelf so familiar it goes by its first nameis one of the most popular furniture items in america, if not. Bookshelves help to keep everything in order, not just books. Discover our billy modern bookcase series, modular by design and a flexible storage unit that can be used for more than just books and not just within your living room. It was developed in 1979 by the swedish designer gillis lundgren and ikea have sold over 60 million units of the bookcases worldwide. Yes, the backs are cardboard, so cant screw anything into them.
The story denied by ikea is that they are projecting the end of hardcopy books and adjusting to people using shelves for. I dont find this difficult and prefer doing it on my own. Find affordable home furnishings and furniture, all in one store. Ikea billy, bookcase, white, adjustable shelves can be arranged according to your needs. Our idea was to hide a queen murphy bed behind our ikea billy bookcases. Find ikea billy bookshelf in canada visit kijiji classifieds to buy, sell, or trade almost anything. Jul 10, 2017 chatelaine home editor alexandra gater transforms her drab, tired ikea billy bookcases into a stylish bedroom focal point using removable wallpaper, fun baskets and cute accessories all on a. Ikea in the news new billy shelf better game shelf. The billy bookcase is pretty straightforward to build right out of the box, or you can get creative and make elaborate storage that looks great. Ikea billy, bookcase with panelglass doors, white, adjustable hinges allow you to adjust the door horizontally and vertically.
Offer cannot be combined with any other promotional offers. I think that if ikea management could realize how much potential these ideas have they would. Spend this time at home to refresh your home decor style. Shelves are adjustable to the point you can use some for decorative. This months challenge was the take a basic ikea billy bookcase and turn it into something fabulous. Youll have to drill through the bookcases i used the preexisting shelfholes on mine, and the sleeves will need a bit of cajoling to get through, but they work like a charm. Weve all encountered an ikea bookcase at some point of our lives. People werent necessarily buying them to use for books, but rather to display and organize other items. Ikea s idea was that the new billy dimensions would have space to house more than just books.
Today, i want to share with you how i styled the shelves. The billy bookcase is pretty straightforward to build right out of the box, or you can get creative and. I couldnt assemble billy, of course, the different pieces are too big for one person. Putting together ikea billy bookcase southern hospitality. That space to the right of the bookshelf that looks just like an empty wall. Take a look at 19 of the best billy bookcase builtins ever. It is inexpensive and versatile, easy add onto and expand, with optional glass or wood doors or additional units. After a three hour drive directly out into the heart of the country, we came to a long low building in which every billy bookcase is made. Its popularity and global spread has led to its use as a barometer of relative worldwide price levels. Hacked and stacked billy rolling ladder library ikea hackers. The billy is so ubiquitous that there was a minor stir in 2011 when ikea announced they were changing their shape to increase the depth of the shelves. Billy bookcase hack 8 customizations for ikea furniture. Owned and operated by a family that has worked with ikea since 1952, the operation was the cleanest.
Jun 07, 2018 as a homeright brand ambassador, they oftentimes challenge us to create something new out of something ordinary. The making of an ikea billy bookcase apartment therapy. So yes, used a combination of l and corner brackets at the top, bottom and middle of the tall boys where the wood is solid, and top and bottoms of the low billys that are stacked on top. I have all the equipment necessary for cutting so i was going to cut the shelves down to 28. For its biggest summer sale of the year, ikea will offer some essentials for up. Ikea billy bookcase to drawer hack infarrantly creative. We got creative and created our own ikea billy bookcase hack for a fantastic solution. Diy ikea billy bookcase built in bookshelves part 2 run to.
This is an easy and inexpensive way to add a pantry space to any house, even if you dont have much room. Whether we lined the walls of our first apartments living room with various sizes of the billy bookshelf or used the kallax units as the. Billy stylised as billy is a bookcase sold by the swedish furniture company ikea. This months challenge was the take a basic ikea billy bookcase and. Find great deals on ebay for ikea billy bookcase and ikea billy bookcase with doors.
Using an ikea billy hack is a great way to create a stunning bookcase on a budget. Its been a few weeks since we completed these bookcases in our living room and im finally sitting down to put together the tutorial. They come in so many different styles and sizes that we safely can say that youll find what youre looking for. Store your favourite things with our smart and accessible bookshelves and shelves. The ikea billy bookcase can be further customized with glass doors, a height extension unit, and a range of plasticcoated or veneered surface. According to ikea s website, its estimated that one billy bookcase is sold somewhere in the world every five seconds just let that sink in for a minute. We have brought together the best ikea billy hacks in one place to inspire you to create. Ikea expedit now kallax bookcase cube display 8 squares, blackbrown 101. Jun 23, 2016 17 diy hacks for ikea billy bookcase you should try ikea billy is a bookcase with adjustable shelves that can be arranged according to your needs. The billy system is designed to adapt to many types of spaces and uses.
Ikea billy bookcase the most sold piece of furniture. Customized ikea billy bookcases diy built in bookshelves. It was perfect for their nursery and here it is nearly 7 years later. Awesome bookshelf, fit right in the corner of the room, and is. Hi, mary, i actually didnt successfully pull it out, but unlocked it at just the right spot and you can pull it off the screws and then turn it around. So a summer sale from one of our favorite furniture retailers is a blessing sent from the housewarming gods above. I want to buy a billy bookcase but i only have 28 of space w, and the two options for billy bookcases are 15 wide and the 31. According to ikeas website, its estimated that one billy bookcase is sold somewhere in the world every five seconds just let that sink in for a minute. The billy bookcase is one of those ikea products that you buy for your dorm room and hold onto for years after graduation. Chatelaine home editor alexandra gater transforms her drab, tired ikea billy bookcases into a stylish bedroom focal point using removable. Choose from a range of sizes and colours, including bold red and blues to classic white, black and natural wood.111 457 579 564 1295 106 636 1118 248 209 1457 472 525 188 865 180 508 1346 996 1381 786 104 519 822 925 972 452 1199 413 800 37 412 275 1527 126 615 582 1162 861 791 1447 754 558 359 821 450