Turning Your Bookshelf Into a Dress-Up Closet

Learn how to re-purpose an old bookshelf into a dress-up closet.


  • Bookshelf
  • Spray Paint
  • Contact Paper
  • Dowel
  • Small Bins for Accessories
  • Drill/Screws

1.    Take shelves out of bookshelf

2.    Turn shelf on its side and spray paint

3.    Cut contact paper and carefully place on inside of walls of the bookshelf

4.    Measure and cut dowel to fit as hanging rack to hang costumes from

5.    Screw decorative knobs to outside of closet to create hangers for jewelry

6.    Place shoes and accessories in bins

7.    Place costumes on hangers

8.    Hang jewelry on knobs you placed on outside of closet

9.    Decorate top of closet with lamp, pictures and personal effects

Re-Purpose Your Bookshelf Into a Dress-Up Closet!

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