How to Fake a Built-in Bookcase

by Laura Ratliff 10:50 AM, September 25, 2017

Aired December 14, 2017

Mother-daughter duo Mina Starsiak and Karen E. Laine from HGTV’s “Good Bones” are here -- and Mina has an ingenious tip for making an inexpensive bookcase look just like a fancy “built-in” bookshelf.

And this is it: In order to make your self-assembled bookcase look like a fancy built-in, place it in the corner of the room and add crown molding to the edges to make it look like a continuation of the ceiling and the floor!

See what a difference it makes:

So moral of the story? Even if you can’t afford to splurge, you can always upgrade what you’ve got.

Watch the video above for the complete how-to!


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