You'll Envy This Effortlessly Cool Family Home // gold standing light, white table lamp

Patterns

The low bookshelves are great for a formal living room/library! The room in daytime. IKEA sofa, armchair, bookcases, rug, coffee tables and glass display cabinet.

I love big bookshelves

Bookcase in Kate and Andy Spade's Southampton home decorated by Steven Sclaroff...

love the tall bookcase, the trailing philodendron, and the recycled glass bottle on the floor, oh and that killer bench and side table...to say nothing of the BON IVER poster.

Love this styled bookcase with white accents...Choose any color, depending on your home's theme.

Table

Simple steps to decorating your bookshelves with ACTUAL books, like a designer!

i love the contrasting paint inside the built-in shelving

Beige livingroom. Love the gray and white pillow accents and LOVE the coffee table

Black and white living room with wood floors and gray accents.

Like the simple lines on these bookshleves

Ikea shelving unit transformed into a glorious gold book shelf. See how at www.houseofhawkes.net

//built in bookcases using IKEA materials

7 Secrets to Decorating Like the French via @domainehome

Guide: How to style book shelves

more bookshelf styling

Have a minimalist approach with shelves, stand books upright, tall vases, objects of various colour and height will give personality

Bohemian NYC apartment photos for your decoration inspiration

See how this DIY fan turns IKEA BILLY bookshelves into a custom look for his living room with integrated lighting!