Bookcase / Fireplace Combos

Trying to get ideas for a specific fireplace surround need... General bookshelves not with fireplaces are under "Bookshelves & Home Libraries."
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"BOOKCASES," by Karin Elizabeth fotografie (, via Flickr -- Stunning!

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"Stupendous Awesome Chairs Ideas in Living Room Eclectic design ideas Image by: Kelly Nelson Designs" [] -- Did not find this photo there, but another view of the same gorgeous room is here:

Stupendous Awesome Chairs Ideas in Living Room Eclectic design ideas with beige wall blue armchair built in bookcase built in

Lovely paneled library room from "M (Group)"

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"The library in Reed Krakoff's Manhattan townhouse." -- Click through for "A Peek Inside The Homes Of 11 Famous Fashion Designers" -- Love the gray walls and shelves, the mirror ... pretty much all of it!


A Peek Inside The Homes Of 11 Famous Fashion Designers

This interesting modern, minimalist twist on a bookcase / fireplace combination is found in a post about "Wood Panel Ideas" at the click-through. It's walnut, continuing onto the floor, and shown to illustrate horizontal banding. Floor is from Royal Oak Floors by Harper & Sandilands (

Wood Panel Ideas

The detail work above and beside the television set in this fireplace / bookcase combo is really nice. This is from the "Las Vegas Penthouse Project" by the Michael Fullen Design Group.

Michael Fullen Design Group

"C.B.I.D. Home Decor and Design: What is Your Color Palette?" -- Click-through has a nice illustrated post about mostly grays and greens. Shown: "Mesa Verde Tan - Benjamin Moore" -- See a different view of this room (from the dining room) by Amoroso Design here:


That's different with the framed top shelves!! -- Click through for "21 Gorgeous Gothic Home Office And Library Décor Ideas," via DigsDigs

21 Gorgeous Gothic Home Office And Library Décor Ideas | DigsDigs

"Reviving a Victorian Home," via "ELLE DECOR" -- "The living room features an 18th-century Chinese cocktail table, an ebonized Regency gilt mirror, and built-in shelves fitted with brass lights by Thomas O’Brien for Visual Comfort; a silhouette by Kara Walker hangs above the sofa, which is covered in a linen velvet by Cowtan & Tout." -- Love this look!!


Reviving a Victorian Home

"Color Watch: An Idea on how to use Chartreuse!" -- "I think this living room with a chartreuse painted fireplace and the chartreuse trimmed windows [and the back of the bookcases surrounding the fireplace] shows how a little chartreuse can go a long way to make a design impact!"



"Dream Home: Flower Hill Design," via "La Dolce Vita" -- Shown: "Showhome 2010 - 2 modern, {Witt Construction via Houzz}" []

La Dolce Vita: Dream Home: Flower Hill Design

"Dream Home: Bryn Alexandra," via "La Dolce Vita" -- Source: House Beautiful

La Dolce Vita: Search results for dream home

"Built-In Beauties: A pair of tall, narrow bookshelves flank both sides of the fireplace in this spacious living room. The upper portion of the shelves is used to display books and other collectibles, while the lower part is outfitted with a cabinet to stow away games, DVDs, and more. The brick fireplace surround adds a dash of rough, stony texture."

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"Media Unit 002890, by usona. Media unit with white mat lacquer structure and bio alcohol burning fireplace in Silver Shine Stone. Sliding doors in white under painted glass."

Media Unit 002890 - Modern - Family Room - other metro - by usona

From the poster: "The Caldwell Library at the school [in Maryland] where I work." -- Gorgeous.

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Click-through post on the Phinney Home & Garden show provides lots of inspiration at the click-through, but this built-in bookcase/fireplace combo is my favorite.

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"15 Clever Ways to Decorate Your Non-Working Fireplace" -- Shown: Color-coordinated books.

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Bookcase / fireplace combo featured on "Practically Polished: Designer Crush: Nightingale Design"

Practically Polished: Designer Crush: Nightingale Design

"Yellow Country Library" -- The lamps are SO unusual!

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Can't seem to track this bookcase/fireplace combo to its original source, so simply pinning it for inspiration without further information.

Best Inspiration Fireplace Mantel Bookshelves -

"Rarefied Air" -- described as a "New York apartment, but in Dallas," this is the jaw-dropping library. Yes, please...I will stay in there for months...

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Contemporary corner fireplace (wood-burning closed hearth , retractable door) ANGOLATO THERMO New Age Stone

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This "tv above mantel (yellowcapecod)" is one of several bookcase/fireplace combinations in the post "9 Ways to Design Around a TV." -- Several others ideas may be found in the "Home, Media" board (

9 Ways to Design Around a TV - Centsational Girl

This is actually a vacation cottage for rent, but it was the bookcases against the tall wall that caught my attention.

Romantic River Song | Estes Park, CO | Rocky Mountain National Park

"Halloween Giant Haunted Fireplace Window Decorations: Put a spooky fireplace on any wall!" -- Totally made me laugh -- if you don't have your own fireplace/bookcase combo, then stick it up on your wall!

Halloween Giant Haunted Fireplace Window Decorations