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Woman Creates Incredible DIY Bookcase Using Nothing But Boxes

Woman Creates Incredible DIY Bookcase Using Nothing But Boxes

We can't get enough of interiors ideas that push the envelope of what's possible to create inside a home.

And DIY porn doesn't get much better than this - a geometric levitating bookcase. How cool?

The finished product is quite something (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
The finished product is quite something (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)

The insanely impressive piece of work is the creation of Jessica and Sinclair Breen, a couple from Brisbane, Australia, who had long dreamed of making the unique bookcase after coming across some inspo on Google eight years ago.

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Finally moving into they dream home (with a wall that was big enough), the parents-of-two set to work on their statement book wall.

The Brisbane-based couple ordered their panels to size from a kitchen cabinet supplier (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
The Brisbane-based couple ordered their panels to size from a kitchen cabinet supplier (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)

Jessica and Sinclair, both 35, knew that such an intricate design would need professionally cut MDF panels, so they sent off their measurements and quantities to a local kitchen cabinet manufacturer who cut and pre-drilled the pieces exactly to their order.

The order came in at just under $900 dollars (roughly £456) for all panels complete with a satin finish.

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Once the boxes were drilled together, they mocked the bookcase up on the floor, to check it all worked (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
Once the boxes were drilled together, they mocked the bookcase up on the floor, to check it all worked (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)

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Armed with their materials, the couple set to work.

Jessica, a teacher's aide, and her builder husband began drilling together to make the boxes in varying sizes, before assembling them all in a mockup of the wall flat on the floor, to make sure everything fit as planned.

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When that was done, it was time to start mounting them on the wall (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
When that was done, it was time to start mounting them on the wall (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
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Finally, they began fixing the boxes on the wall, watching the bookcase come to life.

"Sinclair and I starting putting together the panels into the boxes at 8am on our 11th wedding anniversary and we worked solid until midnight that night creating the fake wall, mapping out the boxes and putting it together for the end product," Jessica told Tyla.

Jessica and Sinclair watched their creation come to life (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
Jessica and Sinclair watched their creation come to life (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
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The couple have two kids, Jackson, 10, and Oliver Breen, 8, who simply love the bookcase.

"Our kids loved the bookcase. They woke up the following morning being able to see all of the books showcased in the bottom boxes for easy access which was a stark contrast from their books being stuffed away in cupboards out of sight," the mum added.

The Breen kids love the bookcase! (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)
The Breen kids love the bookcase! (Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook)

Guys, I hope you don't mind us stealing this one. We're obsessed.

Featured Image Credit: Jessica Breen/Facebook

Topics: Life News, DIY, Life

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Ciara is a freelance writer working for Tyla. After graduating with an English Lit and Media degree from the University of Sussex, Ciara held jobs at GLAMOUR and Yahoo Style before packing up for a solo travelling trip around South America.