I’ve just come across two amazing hotels with bookish design themes. Continue reading
I love the idea of using book shelves as the colour focal point for a room.
Obviously the one above is fairly…dramatic. I really like it but perhaps not realistic for the average urban home. Never fear, there are lots of other ways to use colour and book shelves. Continue reading
When I was young, my family sometimes visited a friend’s house that had book shelves lining the entire length of their hallway. My mum hated it, saying it was “…cluttered and claustrophobic.” I loved it. Someday I’ll have a hallway filled with books (that’s also the day I get my home library and book nook). Continue reading
Genius. Continue reading
Got a staircase? Use all that valuable ‘spare’ space for books.
I kept thinking about that picture I posted last week of the amazing bath surrounded by a curved bookcase. I went on the hunt for more bathrooms that include books. Continue reading
Realistically, I’m never going to have my own library room. But a ‘book nook’ is not out of the question, is it?
When I think ‘book nook’ I remember a cosy corner my grade one teacher set up – bean bags, shelves crammed with books and a gauze curtain shielding out the rest of the classroom. I’m thinking something a little more permanent for my ultimate book nook. Check out these lovely nooks – the one above is perfection. Continue reading
Proving that there’s always space for books….
Images from Pinterest.
I vividly remember visiting a friend’s house for the first time when I was about twelve years old. I stepped through the front door and found myself looking down a long hallway, lined all the way with floor to ceiling bookshelves. Some people might find that claustrophobic. I found it wonderful. Since then, I’ve always had a thing for library walls.
If you can’t have your own library, perhaps there’s room for a library wall – and what better way to decorate than with books?
All images grabbed from Pinterest.