Published on April 25th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


IVAR "Good Old Days" Bookcase

Materials: IVAR, decorative moulding, mdf, paint

Description: A boring corner next to our two-wing bedroom door had to be pimped. Ivar fitted perfectly in there, but it needed some old fashioned look to go with the 19th century door. The Ivar skeletal structure is 30cm deep and 226cm high. We placed a mdf panel on the sides and on the top. After that we painted it in the same colour like our wall.

~ Leila&Mario, Vienna, Austria

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10 Responses to IVAR "Good Old Days" Bookcase

  1. Anonymous says:

    Where did you get the decorative moldig from? I’d love to do this on my own… thanx

  2. Anonymous says:

    Really nice work! Looks super sophisticated!

  3. What a HUGE difference the decorative moulding makes!!! I am now eyeing my bookcase, may just add moulding to mine as well …

  4. Stephanie says:

    Is that Jimmy Carr on television in Vienna? Wow!

    PS: these look very elegant.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Sehr, sehr tolle Idee und sehr gut umgesetzt!

  6. Storage Sheds says:

    Very refreshing. Nice post.

  7. Anonymous says:

    Love it!!

  8. marox79 says:

    It looks beautiful and it matches the general style you already had in the room.

  9. Angie says:

    This is perfect for my kids bedroom!

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