i just threw down 199 bucks for the ikea expedit bookcase.  although it isn't the easiest thing to put together (helpful hint: use several 3-foot adjustable clamps!), the cubbies are simply to die for.

last week, i saw this retro makeover on apartment therapy and now i'm tempted to crank up the I-CANDY dial on my virgin expedit.

and it's easy, people.  1).  take some groovy wallpaper; 2).  pin it to the back of the bookcase; 3.  admire your work.

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