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Paint colors that match this Apartment Therapy photo: SW 2802 Rookwood Red, SW 0038 Library Pewter, SW 6407 Ancestral Gold, SW 2927 Weathervane, SW 6537 Luxe Blue

The perfect reading spot

a reading room/home library? All the shelf space would give me a perfectly justifiable reason to buy more books!

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DESIGN NEWS NOW: Rebecca Atwood's New Quilts & Ikea's Recycled Cabinets

House of Turquoise: Painted Shelves and Cupboards

9 Beautiful Bookshelves - Retreat by Random House. Floor to ceiling bookshelves for the win!

possible idea for wall of guest room

Put Wasted Space To Work Transform a plain wall into a storage and display showcase by adding stacks of open shelves or cutting out the drywall to create a recessed niche. Add a display shelf above the kitchen window and cup hooks below upper cabinets.

Like the spaces in between the shelves.

Look & Linger: 10 Stylish Hallways

Library in hallway. Built in reading nooks/window seats between bookshelves. Have additional storage in bench of window seats.

I always envision wall length Bookshelves in my dream house . . . is it okay to have it filled with People Magazines instead of books??

Small Space Storage Inspiration: Floor to Ceiling Books

Not sure how I feel about the baby-blue shelves. I guess I want bookshelves to be warm, dark, Oxford-y colors. But I love the chandelier and the use of space here. And the ladder.in a just world every library would have, and need, a ladder.

library wall...just lovely!  Lots of books, a comfortable couch, gleaming wood, good lighting.  Perfect.

* VISUALS 101 Interior Designer's Secrets (via House Beautiful) “When it comes to bookcases, stick to books. Nothing is more visually chaotic than 46 shelves of random “stuff”. J Randall Powers

in my dream house I must have a sliding ladder for my book selves

Light library space, with lovely white armchairs and floor to ceiling bookshelves, artfully stocked. Floor to ceiling bookshelves with ladder.