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Lifestyle blogger Rhoda Vickers of Atlanta used a spectrum of orange to create this living space for a design contest: "I wanted to design a fun and fresh room with lots of color."

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Tiffani Stutzman's decorated bookshelf is full of items that have special meaning to her, including the wooden box her brother carved.

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Kelly Marzka confesses she has a "thing" for brass animals, so the duck bookends and elephant figurine really stand out in her bookcase decor.

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Lori Evans said she often stood back to check the balance of decor in the built-in bookcase in her home office as she filled it with accessories and books. Her prized treasure on the shelves is a signed Tim Tebow button.

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Tracie Stoll created a striped paint treatment to add interest to her built-in bookshelves, but her focus is mainly captured by the family heirlooms on the shelves.

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Sarah Macklem loves to entertain, so she decorated the bookshelf in her living room with seasonal dishes and barware, including a new set of tarnished, vintage silver wine glasses that are "just waiting to be filled with Witch's Brew wine," she said.

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Jana Bek loves the brass boats on the top shelf of this bookcase.

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Kristin Cadwallader's library is constantly growing, she said, and she restyles her bookshelves all the time.

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Sarah Dorsey said she enjoys the color and texture that flowers brought to her bookshelves, but her antique brass candlesticks are a close second.

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How do you organize your books? Gretchen Holcombe says she's a sucker for an alphabetized bookshelf. Want to know more?

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Holly Modica's home office was inspired by the antique desk she saved from a neighborhood sidewalk.

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Laurie Jones' home office ties its colorful decor scheme back to the rest of her house by using black paint.

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Becky Barnfather's home office is multipurpose -- including storing her husband's clothes -- and still manages to provide a functional and inspiring work environment.

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Tracie Stoll's craft room and office makes her work tools the decor focus.

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Emily Clark's home office used to be a dining room.

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Laurie Jones' home office ties its colorful decor scheme back to the rest of her house by using black paint.

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Holly Modica's home office was inspired by the antique desk she saved from a neighborhood sidewalk.

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Becky Barnfather's home office is multipurpose -- including storing her husband's clothes -- and still manages to provide a functional and inspiring work environment.

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Tracie Stoll's craft room and office makes her work tools the decor focus.

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Emily Clark's home office used to be a dining room.

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The quatrefoil background of Shelley Smith's pantry sets the scene for orderly storage.

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Uniform bracket labels add style and function.

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A collection of clear containers adds harmony to the look.

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Tracie Stoll's pantry uses open shelves to turn staples into decor.

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Seldom used service ware is attractively stored in woven bins.

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