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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
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
Turn bookshelves into a family photo zone by lining them with framed photographs. Place small photos on stacks of books if there's room for both. If your shelves are deep, try pushing the books to the back and placing photos in front.