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Couple Saw This DIY Bookshelf Design Online, But They Had No Idea It Would Turn Out So Good
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Couple Saw This DIY Bookshelf Design Online, But They Had No Idea It Would Turn Out So Good

We all lived through a Pinterest phase at some point. No wonder – the page can easily get you hooked with all sorts of inspiring pictures, from design to fashion and photography.

In some cases those pictures can’t be just pinned and forgotten, they need to be made in real life. This was the case when Jessica and Sinclair Breen found a picture of a bookshelf online.
“When I showed [the picture to] Sinclair he almost had a heart attack,” Jessica told The Daily Mail. “We knew we had to try it.” That’s when the ball started rolling.

Jessica measured the wall space, took the inspiring picture with her and went to the graphic arts teacher that worked at the same school as her. With his help they soon knew what size panels to order and after spending $900, they had everything they needed to start building.

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Jessica and Sinclair Breen were browsing the internet when they came across an image of a bookshelf they had to make themselves

The project seemed fitting for the qualifying campaign for reality TV show The Block, so the couple started planning how to recreate their dream bookshelf

After measuring and designing the look, they ordered custom-made panels that cost them about $900

Then they made the boxes and arranged them on a fake MDF wall

After that they fixed the MDF onto the wall and attached the boxes

The couple spent 16 hours creating this bookshelf masterpiece

“It was a huge process but it was so worth it,” said Jessica

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Andrew Gibb
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4 years ago

Looks amazing, but then the boring part of mind thought about having to do dusting in all the cracks....

Aunt Messy
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4 years ago

That's why they had children. What?! Your mother didn't make you do all those little jobs she hated to do herself? *lucky*

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Incog Nito
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4 years ago

Isn't $900 expensive by American standards?

Out of chocolate
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4 years ago

Yes.

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Daniel Losinger
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4 years ago

I could easily fit about four times as many books into the same amount of wall space.

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4 years ago

This is all about the coolness ;DDD

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Andrew Gibb
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks amazing, but then the boring part of mind thought about having to do dusting in all the cracks....

Aunt Messy
Community Member
4 years ago

That's why they had children. What?! Your mother didn't make you do all those little jobs she hated to do herself? *lucky*

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Incog Nito
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4 years ago

Isn't $900 expensive by American standards?

Out of chocolate
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4 years ago

Yes.

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Daniel Losinger
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4 years ago

I could easily fit about four times as many books into the same amount of wall space.

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4 years ago

This is all about the coolness ;DDD

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