Mount bookcases sideways for a creative way to organize a home office. More ways to store books: http://www.bhg.com/decorating/storage/organization-basics/creative-ways-to-store-books/?socsrc=bhgpin022413colorfuldesk=2
Think I'd eventually like shelves like this in the lounge room. Textured walls behind, we could paint it a darker colour.... not ever going to be insect proof though. Still need a glass case for vintage books.
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