DIY Rustic Faux Wood Backed Bookcase

By: Sam from
Updated March 06, 2023
DIY Rustic Faux Wood Backed Bookcase
DIY Rustic Faux Wood Backed Bookcase
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Get the look of a pallet-backed bookcase without the hassle with this DIY Rustic Faux Wood Backed Bookcase. The secret is wood-patterned paper that can be bought for cheap at craft stores or online! The finished product looks just like you've added real wood when really all it takes is paper and glue. This country home decor idea adds a surprising pop of texture to a bland and boring bookshelf with no woodworking required. Nab this shabby chic bookshelf look for your own home - the whole project can easily be completed in five minutes!

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueOther


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I love the rustic vibes that this bookcase is giving. I can always use more storage around my apartment. This would be a great fit.

This is such a clever way to get that look. Cheap, too!

Basically a no-splinters-guaranteed way to get a rustic look! Awesome! Definitely work a try.


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