Array
Decorating

Beautiful Home Libraries in Every Color

Add a luxurious touch to your reading spaces with the help of these tips

Shares
Photography: @nonagonstyle via Instagram and Brit + Co (Main Photo)

It’s safe to say that modern households aren’t just about living areas, bedrooms and dining spaces anymore. Nowadays, we gravitate toward dressing every part of the house including the library. Whether you were born a reader or you just love collecting rare titles, books add character to a home as it reflects the personality of the dweller.

If you’re currently sprucing up this room, don’t settle for a simple, organized archive—make sure your paperback storage packs a punch, too. Here are some ideas to consider:

If you own way too many books for store-bought shelves, try having floor-to-ceiling bookcases built instead. Paint them in a deep, charcoal gray to keep the focus on your wide collection of reads. 

If you want something less bold but just as subtle, a medium blue-gray can do the trick. It is said that tones of blue are great for study and reading spaces as it can help improve concentration while lending a calming vibe.


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Breathe life into gloomy days with shelves brighter than the sun. This is sure to bring you a little bit of cheer every time you reach for a new title!

For those who want to play it safe with a basic, white shelf, you can add color by arranging your books by the order of the rainbow. Aside from adding a unique touch to your decor, it creates the illusion of a more organized space, too!


Channel your inner Barbie with sweet pink floating shelves! To keep it from looking over the top, make sure to stick to a neutral base like beige or taupe for a timeless feel. 

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Latest Stories

5 Organizing Ideas We Can Learn from this Family Home in San Juan

This home doesn't just have picture-perfect rooms. Let it inspire you to get organized.

Amoy Kulob at Mabaho? Here Are Ways to Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh

Because a beautiful house needs to smell good, too

Those School Buildings We Grew Up With Are Called Gabaldons

The President recently signed a law that mandates their conservation

These Are The Reasons Why You Have a Messy Home

Manage the clutter in your house with these tips from an interior designer

Which One is Best for Your Home: A Diffuser or A Humidifier?

Here is a quick guide between a diffuser and humidifier to help you decide which one is better for your space

How to Avoid Bad Luck in the Year of the Pig

They say you shouldn't wear black or white on Chinese New Year. Are you familiar with such taboos?

12 Decluttering Tips We Can Learn from Tidying Up With Marie Kondo

Achieving a clean, organized, and welcoming home can be easy

How Often Should You Wash Your Pillows?

Heads-up: The pillows we use are filled with germs and bacteria!

How to Survive If You Only Have One Bathroom at Home

Here's how you can make the small, shared space clean and functional

A Tiny 21sqm Studio Unit Undergoes A Needed Makeover

Interior designer Kat Villanueva-Lopez worked with clever storage solutions, multifunctional furniture, and sleek finishes to turn the cluttered space into a haven for a family of three

Done with KonMari? Here's Where You Can Donate Old Clothes and More

Make someone else happy by donating your pre-loved items!

7 Ways to Use Hooks Around the House

From organizing the kitchen to displaying your favorite plants, your pack of hooks can go a long way!
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!