Happy Birthday, Billy! The beginning of February marked 40 years in celebrating the popularity of Ikea's long-time favorite, the Billy Bookcase. Ikea describes Billy as a "functional, flexible, and modest" shelving unit, and it's clear that Billy purchasers can say the same. The Ikea staple has been hashtagged #billybookcase on Instagram more than 4,000 times with inspiration photos that even the non-book-lover can relate to. From built-in shelving ideas to unique painting options, decor inspiration, and more - it's clear Billy is a versatile piece for all homes. If you're about to partake in a Spring cleaning, are still on the whole KonMari kick, or just love bookcases, then we think these pictures will spark some joy in you. Here are some photos of the Billy bookcase that will make you want to treat yo' shelf.
Ikea's Top-Selling Bookcase Just Turned 40, and Here's How People Are Organizing It