Modern Ideas for Interior Decorating with Bookcases and Shelves

modern ideas for interior decorating with book shelves
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Interior decorating with bookshelves brings fantastic accents into rooms and creates stylish, practical, space-saving book storage. Here are lovely styling tips for bookshelves to design beautiful and modern storage for your books while making your rooms look bright and exciting. Books say a lot about your tastes and interests. Stylish and comfortable book storage ideas add instant style and appeal to interior decorating.

Hardcover and softcover books add complimenting and contrasting accents to room colors and create inviting rooms that offer something interesting to read and learn. These great tips for creating modern storage for your books will help decorate your home interiors in a beautiful and contemporary way. Bookcases and shelves are perfect for creating stunning living rooms, home libraries, family rooms, and home offices.

Bookshelves and colorful book collections grouped by color revitalize living spaces and add a vibrant accent, organization, and a touch of contemporary style to interior decorating and room colors — blocked books. Removing heavy crown moldings and adding a fresh coat of soft paint to the paneling and built-in bookcases or shelves create attractive book storage in a contemporary style and pleasant color.

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Using various books in blue, green, yellow, orange, red, and purple colors and grouping them by color design, a bright and unusual book display enhances interior decorating elegantly and colorfully. Displays with family books, puzzles, and games are modern ideas for personalizing interior decorating. Open shelving units behind the family room or living room sofa create a beautiful and clever interior decorating.

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Open shelving units and wall shelves can house loads of books, puzzles, and games. Cubbies and decorative vases or small indoor plants look fabulous together. Lightweight bamboo shelving units or wooden wall shelves add a natural touch to interior decorating and keep your white walls from looking sterile and plain while adding colorful accents that match decorative pillows and brighten up your living space.

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Installing pocket doors in small spaces and using wall niches are modern ideas for interior decorating with bookshelves. The sliding library ladder provides easy access to the highest shelves and adds a vintage touch to interior decorating. Storage cabinets with glass doors showcase curated bookshelves. A neutral two-tone color schemes design calming and serene interior decorating and subdued feel. Built-in storage cabinets with glass doors blend seamlessly with walls and display books, artworks, and collections while protecting them and creating elegant rooms.

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Grouped by color books, create visual impact with blocks in complimenting and contrasting colors. Handmade wall shelves are excellent for a small home library in a cramped nook, giving a unique look and adding character to create living spaces. Bookcases and shelves that run the entire perimeter of a room offer ample book storage without cluttering up living spaces and keeping interior decorating feel spacious and functional.

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Tall open bookshelves are perfect for storing books and creating charming displays with decorative vases, small indoor plants, and collectibles. Open bookshelves are modern ideas for decluttering. They help free storage spaces in cabinets for less aesthetically pleasing objects.

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Bright paint colors and colorful decorative accents add fun and energy to bookcases and shelves. The back panels of bookshelves or walls behind bookshelves painted a rich color create a dramatic effect and add an artistic touch to interior decorating ideas. Artwork hung on a bookshelf brings an unexpected accent and can add bright blue, green, yellow, orange, red, and purple colors to neutral white and black or brown color shades of natural wood.

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Framing a doorway with custom built-in bookshelves is another space-saving, functional and modern idea. Light gray, off-white, and cream color tones and classic, simple, and elegant lines give a soothing mood to interior decorating ideas and creates a pleasant focal point with creative book storage.

  by Ena Russ   

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