Rachel had boxes of books she's accumulated over the years and has always wanted a "library" of sorts. One of the first big projects (after getting a live-able Master Bedroom) was building this built in bookshelf. Having the books at eye level is really cool and makes us feel that were living in a bookstore or library.
I made everything without any kinds of plans, just perused some photos online of what we wanted it to look like. I've never built cabinets, cabinet doors or the like prior to this. In the end, it came out costing about $500 in wood, paint and other materials.
Just a reminder of how it all went down: