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Wrap the couch in bookshelves rather than have end tables. Our Living room isn't big enough to -wrap- them around, but I really like the idea of doing this against the back of the cough instead of trying to find a cheap sofa table, which has less storage. The only concern would be kids trying to climb them...
Don't need side tables or a sofa table with this arrangement - really like this Wrap the couch in bookshelves rather than have end tables.
Living Room Decorating Ideas on a Budget - wrap the couch in bookshelves rather than have end tables. Perfect to separate living space in a large room.
Wrap the couch in bookshelves rather than have end tables. Cool idea if you have a living room big enough for it.
awesome idea... lockers as shelves! Hey I have lockers that I actually bought when Borders Books closed!!! I just have to kick the kids & their sports stuff out of them!! I would love to use my Borders lockers as bookshelves!
Le Petitchouchou ♥
Perhaps, when Christopher Hegstrom & I retire to Spain, we should retire to this very house on the island of Formentera. *swoon*
Love the moody tones juxtaposed with the brights! That painting is in the background, but it is commanding attention.
My friend Graça's home was featured in Ikea Family Live magazine. I love her impromptu bookshelf.
// clever utilization of tight corners. it's so much easier to browse books displayed at this angle, anyway.
Having a small space does not mean that you can´t have nice surroundings! Just look at this smart and lovely living room/bedroom idea – I love it! Images: Kim Timmerman
tufted sofa with bright colors
nord3.jpg by the style files, via Flickr
lamps; sofa table
living room - Gigi Baffi thoughts on something like this above your coach?