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What should I put on my bookshelves?

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ANSWERED BY LINZIE MERCHANT • MAY 26, 2022

Hi Sarah!

I think you are actually headed in a positive direction! I would focus more on groupings. By this, I mean not necessarily filling every inch of a shelf but consiously gr...

Hi Veronica,

Welcome back! Bookshelves are often the hardest to styel, but really the most difficult part is in starting! Once you have a good collection of books, ...

Hi Lisa!

I would first start with mounting the TV on the wall over the media console. If you need the storage bookcases on both sides are a great option! If you don...

Hi Lori, finding the right layout for your home office is a common design question at Decorist.  For your space I would start with shelving or bookcases against t...

Hello Natalie,

Thanks for visiting the Design Bar for interior design advice!  Im happy to share my recommendation for styling your shelves.  Since your ...

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What cabinet should I use in my transitional space?

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ANSWERED BY AGATHA INTERIORS • NOV 17, 2020

Hello Esther,

Thanks for visiting the Design Bar for interior design advice!  Im happy to share my recommendation for a cabinet for your stair nook.  I'm so sorry that ...

Hi Melissa,

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar for online interior design help! Your home is beautiful! I do think adding an accent color will provide another l...

Hi Statna!

Thank you for coming to the Design Bar! You have a great start to styling your office!

For styling the bookshelves, I suggest:

  • Arranging items i...

Hi Kiera,

A live edge table is such a unique piece that adds character to the space. For a transitional feel, I would suggest going with a more modern chair as the ...

Hi Tara,

Thank you for your photos and this looks familiar. Thank you for measuring your area. I would find items that will that space that perhaps celebrate a memo...

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