Here is a before pic. I had already removed the shelf before I remembered to take a pic.
My husband patched the missing chunks and gave it a sanding. He then helped me out by taking it all apart. I then covered each board with Mod Podge and some wrapping paper kid #3 picked out. After all the boards were covered and dry I put the book case back together and my husband cut a scrap board for the backing. Which I then painted white and he attached. Here is the finished product :
I think it turned out pretty cute. It now resides in kid # 2 & 3's room. Total cost of the project was $1 for book shelf, and $3 for wrapping paper at Big Lots. The Mod Podge, wood filler, sand paper, scrape wood for backing and paint we already had left over from other projects.
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