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Styling a Bookcase

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ANSWERED BY ELLICE CONDON • JUN 18, 2016

Hi Olivia, thanks so much for visiting the design bar! Here are a few tips on how to style a bookshelf:

-Arrange books by color and stagger groupings throughout the shelves

-Ad...

Hi Carrie, you have such a beautiful home—Below are some of my suggestions to modernize your new space!

• Built-ins are life changing when you are in need of storag...

Hi Siwar, you seem like the perfect candidate for a Decorist makeover! Please see below for my recommendations:

  • Because you are looking to mix dark wood with you...

Hi Lennita, When faced with unsightly but necessary objects in a room design, you can do a few things; hide it, blend it in with the design, or move it. If this space ...

Hi Tracy, You are off to a great start!  Here are some of my favorite tips when styling bokshelves:

  • Start with books: the foundation of your shelf styl...
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Bookshelf Styling

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ANSWERED BY JLA DESIGNS • MAY 25, 2016

Hi Again, Emily! It is hard to tell what the space actually is from the images, but I love the idea of a bookshelf with art above it for a collected look!  Here are some su...

Hello! Due to high volume, Lauren has reached her maximum number of questions but I am happy to help!  Your idea for that wall sound great!  Below ares ...

Hi James, due to high volume, Lauren has reached her maximum number of questions but I am happy to help!

I am a firm believer that one should have both open an...

Hi Lori! Due to high volume, Lauren has reached her maximum number of questions but I am happy to help!

Congratulations on your new office!  Below are som...

Hi Erin, major house envy! You have done a beautiful job with renovations! I am tempted to suggest a color, but am also tempted to suggest leaving them white. I d...

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