One for the bookworms: 4 ways to style your bookshelf
E-book popularity is on the rise. But for bookworms who still prefer the feel - and the look - of real books, here are four different ideas on how to style your bookshelf as a decor statement.
This will require an artful eye, and will brighten any room. A colour blocked bookshelf is sure to be a stand out feature.
MIX AND MATCH:
Bookshelves aren't just for books. Carefully arranging little collectibles, crockery and trinkets among the books makes a more interesting display.
Book lovers will immediately see the impracticality of this suggestion. However turning the spine around so the pages of the books are facing out creates a neutral, streamlined display. For those who don't access their books on a regular basis, it is a chic and clean style to try.
Make your book covers the hero. Install picture ledges from the floor to the ceiling, for a fun and sophisticated look.