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Styling bookshelves can be fun but also challenging. To make your shelves a great focal point, use a mix of boxes and sculptural elements interspersed between books. Here are my picks to help you get started. — Ally from From the Right Bank
Bone Inlay Jewelry Box by Serena & Lily - $48
There are such amazing details in these pretty green bone inlay boxes. The antique brass hardware is an extra nice touch.
Medium Lacquered Rectangular Box by The Container Store - $12.99
These lacquer boxes are just the thing to tie in your color scheme, not to mention they're great for storing bits and bobs.
Resin Tile Box, Large - $48
This resin box looks like a much more expensive import from some exotic locale.
Grey York Box by Jayson Home - $128
The gray leather and hide feels ultra sophisticated.
Union Jack Keepsake Box by C. Wonder - $38
The Union Jack is the perfect touch of color to top off a stack of books.
Small Pinstripe Bone Box - Lazy Susan by Burke Decor - $90
The bone inlay makes this box feels organic while the pin-striping keeps it contemporary.
Beethoven in Plaster by Burke Decor - $180
This bust of Beethoven has a nice Old World feeling and is whimsical at the same time.
Trophy from Alice Supply Co. - $82
What a fun take on the traditional trophy! This one is powder coated in bright yellow; it comes in hot pink too.
Crunchberry by Stray Dog Designs - $250
If you don't have a green thumb, this papier-mâché plant is for you. It also adds a great punch of color.
Pyrite Cluster by Jayson Home - $30
This chunk of pyrite makes a bold statement, and the brilliant shine is a real eye-catcher.
Crystal Cluster by Jayson Home - $15
A gorgeous piece of crystal is a great sculptural piece to break up the straight lines of books.
Amethyst Cluster - $22
This amethyst crystal is like a giant piece of jewelry that will dress up any space.
Polyhedron Objects, Gold Set of 2 by Plantation - $195
Get a little fancy with this set of ceramic sculptures with a glamorous crackled gold finish.
Porcelain Eggs by Areo - $20
Porcelain eggs, speckled in blue or brown, are a great way to add curves and color.
Brass Link Boxes by Jayson Home - $175
The open link pattern makes a unique box to store trinkets or just to stack.
Infinite Petals Canister - $18
These earthenware containers are a pretty way to hide odds and ends.
Marie Antoinette Bookends - $72
What better way to display your books than with interesting bookends like these mini busts?
Elephant Bookends by C. Wonder - $68
These elephant bookends will update any bookshelves while lending an air of fun.
Buoy Vases by Areo - $14
The height and shape of these modern vases will break up the straight lines of books on shelves, and they'll hold your favorite blooms too!
Lazy Susan Accordion Resin Black Container by Zinc Door - $80
The high gloss of these resin containers is an easy way to add drama to any vignette.
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