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The Den Makes a Comeback
Cozy up in a small room with wood paneling, fireplace and furniture meant for reading and conversation
"up in a small room with wood paneling, fireplace and furniture meant for reading and... separate cozy library. A lot of these spaces would work well as a library or a den. We have... especially the small ones. My little bungalow was built in '24 so my rooms are tiny. Love... real-life, small room ideas. I'm thrilled to see the return of the den, too. I love the... of this small and cozy room!! Thanks for the comments! Sarah Susanka sometimes refers..."
8 Victorian Drawing Rooms for Modern Living
Whether you remodel it for an open plan or keep it intact, a Victorian drawing room can graciously adapt to modern needs
"have a small living room; maybe it is a drawing room. There's a couch and a loveseat... by two small chairs. During Christmas though we kept a grand Christmas tree in the... reclaim our small sitting room from our kids. Right now it's full of oversized blocks... table and small chairs. This also gives versatility to the rooms usage. Hi Megan,... (save the library which was all wood paneling and trim) was painted and usually in the..."
Little Free Libraries Take Manhattan
"modern mini libraries boost reading and community in New York City... pier, 10 small-scale designer libraries now reside in New York's East Village and Lower... Little Free Library (LFL) project, these libraries were designed and built by 10 teams... lending libraries in neighborhoods worldwide. More than 6,000 libraries have been built... lending libraries. Lodged between stately columns, on a public park bench, nestled..."
11 Design Ideas for Splendid Small Living Rooms
Boost a tiny living room's social skills with an appropriate furniture layout — and the right mind-set
"making a small living room work is all about choosing a focus and arranging the right... has a small living room & we put castors on an old small library card catalog that... well as small spaces out west. I still love a small space so much more! There is... live in a small house with a small living room. We`ve had to be inventive with our seating... to make small bathrooms more stylish, small bedrooms feel less like sleeping in a fridge..."
12 Libraries That Lightened Up
Stick dark and dusty back on the shelf and check out these airy, modern and unexpected spots for books instead
"word "library," what comes to mind? Professor Plum with the candlestick? For me it's... and cozy library can be a wonderful part of a traditional home, I'm more excited by... and airy library spaces. They've kept the comfortable stuffed furniture but gotten rid... room for libraries in what would otherwise be wasted space. Get ideas from a look at... style" library idea. These ideas show you really can create a library almost anywhere..."
Houzz Tour: An Old Oregon Library Starts a New Chapter
With an addition and some renovation love, a neglected Craftsman building becomes a comfortable home and studio
"served as a library. When the branch moved to larger digs, the building was used as a community... renovation and small addition transformed it into a modest residential cottage complete with... alike!- a library wall and ladder. Also how the windows were prioritized. Saw this house... , the small-scale and efficient addition...not to mention the tasteful and eclectic... space. A library ladder is something that I tried hard to work into our kitchen addition..."
Room of the Day: Princess the Snake Reigns in a Luxe Library
"in this library the custom snake habitat may be most worth checking out... in the library, with the … snake?” The most important, challenging and educational... dangerous to a small animal or small child if they were to get loose. This is one of the most... about a library with a built-in habitat for a snake calls for a close-up photo of the... are the small headed "stubby" bodied snakes often seen in exotic pet stores as they..."
Designer's Touch: 10 Luxurious Libraries
A reading space doesn't have to be huge to be grand. From over the top to under the stairs, these libraries will inspire your literary side
"these libraries will inspire your literary side... own home library. Even if you don't have the space that these libraries have, you can... not a library I've found that I don't like. The library closet pictured above is... floating library is really cool... I also like to turn my books to the quiet side. This... Luxurious Libraries!! :)) The book nook is great. I love little tucked away places... built each library taking into consideration the constant expansion. But here's the real..."
Book It: Bring a Mini Library to Your Front Yard
Take a book, leave a book. An ingenious lending-library idea is sweeping the nation — see if it's right for your neighborhood
"lending-library idea is sweeping the nation — see if it's right for your neighborhood... Little Free Library always say, Libraries Big or Small we Support Them All! I can only... Little Free Library you can see hundreds of Little Free Libraries. I am touched by the... the Library Journal. I think this is because the American Library Association loves... Little Free Libraries for our small community...we have rural areas miles apart, and can..."
New Classics: The Boston Library Light
These swing-arm sconces save space, focus the light and look great in kitchens, bedrooms and, yes, libraries of all styles
"Boston Library Light by Sandy Chapman, and it's not just for libraries. This light... Boston Library Lights mounted over the headboard. This charming kitchen mixes old... Boston Library Lights along with schoolhouse pendants eliminate the need for recessed... save the small nightstand space for a vase of blooms.See the rest of this inn These... Boston Library Lights save a lot of desktop space and provide ample light for work..."
Beautiful Modern Home Libraries
"look to a library, while softer touches keep it inviting to all. Whether you're working... kind of library there is :) and these are extra gorgeous! While I love the skylight... including the Library at Buena Vista Deco. I have edited and included a note the glass ceiling... of this library from above through the glass floor. Best, Jerry Jacobs, http://www... the same library by Erdreich Architecture. Isn't it amazing how different furniture..."
'Not My Precious Books!' — Pain-Free Ways to Declutter Your Library
Have your books and neatness too, with these ideas for paring down and straightening up a beloved collection
"public library has Friends of the Library where I donate my books (and usually walk... dedicated libraries that he built. The library has expanded from a few hundred in our... worked at a library of a major university for many years. When the library literally threw... have a library, it would be a library that just happened to have a kitchen, bedroom... to the library. Any book worth reading, I usually can find at my local library or..."
Libraries for Everyone
"bona fide libraries in them. While these types of beautiful libraries can inspire the... Baldwin The library. Sometimes we think only mansions where Colonel Mustard menacingly... can have libraries at home too. With some built-ins, or a few inexpensive units from... into a library. More and more, we are starting to see that scarcely-used dining room... double as a library. A home office can become much more cozy when approached with a library..."
How to Make Any Small Room Seem Bigger
Get more from a small space by fooling the eye, maximizing its use and taking advantage of space-saving furniture
"from a small space by fooling the eye, maximizing its use and taking advantage of... aversion to small spaces in me, but the opposite is actually true. Even though I stand... preferred small houses. I find them cozier and more inviting. They're better for the... Sometimes small is all we can afford. But there are decorating tricks you can do to make... make a small space live large.... fairly small, and painted dark chocolate above the chair rail and mid gray below...."
10 Big Space-Saving Ideas for Small Kitchens
Feeling burned over a small cooking space? These features and strategies can help prevent kitchen meltdowns
"over a small cooking space? These features and strategies can help prevent kitchen... from chic small-scale appliances to innovative storage options and details that make... pretty small, 10'x11', which includes a small, 36" wide staircase in one corner jutting... sink in a small kitchen? http://www.squidoo.com/apron-sinks-for-small-kitchens Yes.... large or small. Your additions?? Anyone have a good source for small wood dinette table..."