I literally bought a shelf just like this at a yard sale last week for $6. I have been looking for ideas on how to repaint it... score!
Painted Bookcase | discoverattic
what a difference paint makes. plain bookcase to pretty
Painted Bookshelf - After
Bookcase painted in paris grey annie sloan chalk paint - this colour has taken on a beautiful variation of shops side grey.
Nice hutch, love the colors!
Shabby Chic Pine Bookcase with Bun Feet artwork
Instead of sanding, I cleaned all the cabinets with TSP. We also did the entertainment center, mantel, and built-in bookcases at the same time and there is no way I was going to sand all of that oak!
I have never really thought abt painting the backs of shelves.. but I like this!
From Rustic Coast Furniture, Waterloo, NSW.: More