Love the backing of the bookshelf would paint the actual bookcase a different color! DIY Country Decor: Pallet Bookcase Tutorial Maybe a way to sturdy up the cheap book shelves from Target and Walmart or Ikea.
Remove cheap cardboard from the back of pre-fab shelving units and add character with pallet wood. Wish I would've known about it for the Home Depot shelving unit. It would have lasted soooo much longer!