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Boy's Study Area

Task lighting keeps a large desk illuminated.

Customize bookshelves to maximize storage space by stacking one taller one on top of a smaller secondary shelf. (Remember to reinforce bookshelves together with L brackets to prevent toppling.) Add a cork backing to a larger shelf to display calendars and photos.

Learn how to add fabric backing to a basic Ikea shelf in our Stylish DIY Bookshelf video.

For more storage tips, see our Organizing Kids' Play & Work Spaces photo gallery.

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