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20 Beautiful Private and Personal Libraries

One day I'll have not only a home big enough for a room like this, but also enough books to fill the shelves. Well, a girl can dream, can't she?? Private library designed by architecture firm Ilai, photography by Lukas Wassmann.

Very clear instructions on how to make a Hidden Pivot Bookcase; a secret doorway to another room. So would have loved this as a child!


10 Kick-Ass Secret Passage Bookshelves

I need to do this in my livingroom....One of the most creative ways to use a tall bookcase, is to modify it to swing like a door. Essentially you create hidden storage behind the bookcase. You can do this in a main living area, a bedroom or even a closet. Secret passages are fun for kids and adults alike, and a great place to keep items, or to even hide a desk area

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35 Things To Do With All Those Books

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French Colonial Style for a New House

The two-story library holds the couple’s extensive collection of books. Note the secret doors in the stacks.

Can never have too many books or bookshelves! In MY dream home, I would mix the books with interesting pieces & pics, too.