Updating my home CD and DVD storage with some new kit has been at the foot of my to-do list for some time, but I never envisaged anything as ambitious as the rig-up which blogger Eric built. Using six Benno DVD towers ($69 each) five Grundtal lights ($29 each) and three carefully-chopped Anno Stra curtains ($19 each), he's come up with an attractive and functional way of storing his DVDs for just over $400. Admittedly, part of me thinks "there's lots of potential storage space in those curtained areas", but for aesthetic value it's pretty impressive.
DIY Illuminated IKEA DVD Wall
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