shelving. beams. and blue velvet chairs.

Low bookshelf as room divider

Living roo with bookshelves

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I love green and matching the walls to a solid low-armed couch makes the room look less busy. In rooms that are mostly bookshelves it's so hard to keep it from being busy.

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Yes, I want a library in my house

Black color goes with the vintage mirror. Like this one a lot for the divisions and best of all there is space for the P L A N T... Not so wide, only two columns so it can fit in the space.

Very inviting re-pinned by: http://sunnydaypublishing.com/books/

Very inviting white living room. So much good stuff--the built in library shelves, the windows and the ceiling.

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What a nice gallery wall!

staircase bookshelves

I would love a library like this in my home, the contrast of colours is great too!

If I ever have to do this again. The different shelving - love it Pawleys Island Posh: built-in bookshelves

Built In Window Seat Design. I like this for my dining room wall add some storage and a bench seat for the table.

Gorgeous Window seat - another place for additional seating in the Living Room or a great place to cozy up & read a good book.

Floor to ceiling, wraparound bookcase.

That table/buffet is wonderful. This room is spacious clean and ready for a bit of art http://nicety.livejournal.com/

Built-in bookshelves. If I can't have a library, I'll settle for built-in shelves full of books.