This sums up the vibe I'm going to go for when decorating our casita. I want it to feel like you walked into a fresh, colorful slightly southwest home that's been furnished with things you could find at the Natural History Museum
Coast Guard...God Bless our Military and God Bless America, Land that I love. Stand beside her, and guide her Thru the night with a light from above. From the mountains, to the prairies, To the oceans, white with foam God bless America, My home sweet home.
"Finding Home" gives us these Lessons Learned in Styling a Bookcase. Read the whole thing to see how these tightly packed built-ins were edited for an airy, cohesive look (hint: limited palette of cream, wood, brass, and blue). Pay special attention to how some shelves are layered, while others breathe freely with only one or two items.