more bookshelf inspiration

I really ought to start a “bookshelf of the week” category with all the inspirational images  I have been squirreling away! Today I will be sanding through multiple layers of paint on four dining chairs, so here is a little eye candy to get me through the day!

The image below is from this jaw-dropping home, via Style Swoon, and has been an icon on my desktop for months now.  The soft, neutral color palette and the organic materials and textures keep the shelves from looking too overwhelming:

Brooke Giannetti, the fabulous designer behind one of my favorite blogs, Velvet and Linen, also has a way with bookshelves. She keeps it simple with books and collectibles…

…as well family photos and the occasional pop of greenery:

 I saw this pic on la Dolce Vita yesterday and immediately added it to my inspiration file…love the books mixed with big chunks of coral:

Love this hallway vignette by Kate Jackson:

Neutral colors and leather-bound books give a masculine feel to this set of built-ins, via HGTV:

Blues, gold and cream reigns supreme on this shelf designed by Emily Henderson:

More built-in beauty from the fabulous Mary Ann over at Classic Casual Home:

Happy Hump Day!


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