Quick Tip: Paint the Inside of Your Expedit

When you own a piece of furniture that is so (deservedly) ubiquitous and recognizable, it can be nice to put your own, even subtle, spin on it.

Artist and mother Verity added a hint of color to a few cubes of her son's Expedit bookcase and really claimed it as her own. Her choice to use high gloss paint adds a touch of class, too.

See how this Expedit looks as a whole piece on Verity's blog The Light Garden Journal. The Light Garden is also the name of the Etsy shop for her artwork.

(Image: Verity Kizek)

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As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.