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  • Casey Lassiter

    Great blog about styling bookcases, with lots of examples. New living room built ins?

  • Julia Richter

    Great Inspiration for your book cases: Built ins Great blog about styling bookcases, with lots of examples.

  • alma azmitia miller

    styling a bookcase. A simple life decor idea.

  • Michelle Brunson - Trust Me, I'm a Mom

    bookcase styling... i like the idea of a built in bookshelf at the end of a hall (maybe like in this pic?)

  • Teresa Smith

    how to achieve a well styled bookcase {and other design tips}… I pinned this b/c I need direction on what to do with my built ins. We need cabinets at the bottom!

  • Joanna Steele

    bookshelf styling... for some built in shelves

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tutorial - how to achieve a well styled bookshelf. The key to good balance is layering from front to back and adding elements at varying heights. Build from the ground up by adding different elements and layers to create an engaging and interesting composition. (multiple photo examples)

I’ve always loved this bookcase composition and shared it in a previous about creating a dazzling display. This white bookcase was dressed up with the addition of grasscloth wallpaper at the bookcase back. It adds an unexpected touch to a typical built-in – via Cottage and Vine

Rue Magazine (May 2012 Issue). Photography by Belathee Photography. Design by Cassandra Lavalle.

Gorgeous styled bookcase with white accents to add interest/contrast to dark shelves

Want to paint the furniture someday and I have 3 huge bookshelves that are dark now. I like this look!

this is well arrange, but just too quiet for me. If the inside backs were painted a Chinese red, all of the beigey objects would just pop! They would assume an importance they don't have now. Sherwin Williams Amazing Gray

Well Styled Bookcase...It Starts at the Back.  Simple inexpensive bookcases become stunners when their backs are dressed up with paint, fabric or wallpaper.  Eddie’s Billy Bookcase was brought to life with a pattern that accentuates the balanced display of books and collectibles.