24 Unique Styling Ideas For Your Bookshelves

Expertly-decorated bookcases to inspire your next bookshelf-organizing endeavor.

Bookshelf Styling Ideas
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Expertly-decorated bookcases to inspire your next bookshelf-organizing endeavor. Plus, get more cool ideas for bookshelves.

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Megan Beirlo O'Brien
Lay books horizontally

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Stephen Karlisch
Stack shelves with a collection of volumes

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Brockschmidt & Coleman LLC
Build in staircase style shelving

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Fritz Von Der Schulenburg
Add crown molding for a vintage look

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Julie Soefer
Match wooden shelving with the walls

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Karen Fuchs
Mix vertical and horizontal shelving

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Douglas Hill
Surround windows with floor-to-ceiling shelves

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Chris Edwards
Color coordinate your books

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Don Freeman
Hang art in front

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Dan Piassick
Try geometric shelving

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Dustin Halleck
Place sculptures on top

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William Waldron
Separate shelves with decor

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William Waldron
Add a dark stain to a vintage bookshelf

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Roger Davies
Opt for crisp white to create a modern feel

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Eric Piasecki
Use industrial bookshelves to add a subtle edge

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Miguel Flores Vianna
Contrast bold walls with bright white built-ins

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Lee Mindel
Use Part Of Your Bookshelf To Hide A TV

This fireplace surround, by Lee Mindel, features bookshelves and a sliding panel to hide a television.

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Simon Upton
Go for a minimalist look with spaced-out books and decor

Tour the rest of this home by Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch.

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William Waldron
Use the bookshelf as a room divider

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William Waldron
Bring in pops of color through your book choices

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David Woolley
Use glass sliders for an antique feel

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William Waldron
Scatter your favorite vases among the books

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Bjorn Wallander
Install a bookshelf adjacent from the window to brighten your collection

Tour the rest of the home by Peter Spears and Brian Swardstrom.

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Richard Powers
Place your bookshelf in the center of the room to make it the star

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