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Watch an Innovative Bookcase Convert Before Your Eyes
Judge the problem-solving ability of these rotating shelves for yourself, but we think it’s an open-and-shut case
"ability of these rotating shelves for yourself, but we think it’s an open-and-shut... things: lack of storage and lack of privacy when guests are over. But Australian architect... solved both of those problems with one transforming floor-to-ceiling bookcase. The unit... "WHY" of it. A wall of solid bookcases containing a pocket door would be more functional... "wooden door bookcase, hidden room." I was in need of a swinging bookcase at one time,..."
Idea of the Week: Secret TV By the Tub
"picture of refinement. This luxurious bathroom is part of designer Skip Sroka's home... beautiful wall mural, and vintage-looking fixtures combine to create the perfect picture... bottles of soaps, lotions, potions and glassware-I DO have space to build the shelves... library look of the bookcases, so I added the architectural prints to the center of each... into the bookcases. Of course, its worthwhile to talk about the rest of this beautiful..."
24 Amazing Walls of Books
"page from wall-high shelves for books remembered, and yet to read... becomes a wall of books opposite the couch. While the books have outgrown this wall and... liking walls of books. The following examples show various ways of accommodating large... surface of books, especially when compared to smaller bookcases. As this ideabook attests... numbers of books in all parts of the house.... parts of the house (as any book lover will agree, this always happens), there is..."
Quick Fix: Update Bookshelves With a Coat of Color
"state of your home. If you find yourself looking around the place with those wild... wild eyes of a renovator, wait! Don't swing that sledgehammer just yet. Sometimes a quick... a coat of paint in the back. It's a project that takes little time and can really... the feel of the room. Plus, it can be done for under $50. A renovation? Not so much... a roll of paintable wallpaper (less than twenty bucks) , cut pieces the size of the..."
Color Crush: A Pop of Turquoise
"soothing walls in all types of homes... splash of red, but now it might be a splash of turquoise! I think I have a little... little bit of turquoise in almost every room of my house! Favorite is my laundry room-... parts of my house with glass which reflects the color. attached pictures of the dinning... love all of the photos of how turquoise was used in decorating. Here is my new 1/2 bath... in most of my paintings http://www.etsy.com/shop/lauratrevey I always thought every..."
Building Built-Ins: They're Really Just A Bunch of Boxes
"a full wall of bookcases, a smaller room might do better with a combination of cabinets... ADVANTAGES OF BUILT-INS: - Built-ins blend in to your interior instead of standing out... into) the wall. - Built-ins can provide large quantities of storage because they can... entire wall without overwhelming the look of the room. - The trim in your house can... a part of the house itself. Built-in cabinetry lets you achieve this look, and believe..."
Binge on the Design of ‘House of Cards’
"on all of season two of House of Cards on Netflix this past weekend? Once I started... all of the merciless machinations of Frank and Claire Underwood and their adversaries... theme of ruthless pragmatism continues through the entire season. As I watched all... notice of the subdued sets and fashion choices — every one was made with the same... same kind of cunning. If you’ve got your own thick political plot brewing, make sure..."
Paint Your Bookcases to Transform Your Room
Give your shelves some color for a whole new look. Here are 10 examples, from subtle to bold, and some styling tips to try
"cause of their sheer size, bookcases make a natural focal point in a room. Why not... advantage of that fact and treat your bookshelves to a colorful makeover? A fresh lick... lick of paint, whether bold or subtle, all over or as an accent, can completely change... the look of your shelving — and your entire room. Here are five ways to use paint to... the most of your shelves’ new look.... on top of each other. Painting the back of bookcases or the wall behind shelves can..."
Guest Picks: Storage and Styling for a Child's Bookcase
"pieces of art to up the pretty factor of any bookcase. — Vanessa from Decor Happy... much-needed bookcase to house all of her stuff. Tween girls (well, my daughter anyway)... on top of the bookcase. The fun part, though, was styling it so that it would not... piles of it. I made a linen bulletin board to display her art and photos, and leaned... This bookcase has done wonders to keep my daughter organized and keep things off..."
Bye-Bye, Boring Bookcase: Inventive Ways to Store Your Reads
"standard bookcase. But we've got four creative tips and plenty of outrageous examples... examples of unusual "bookcases" that add some dazzle to those tomes. Let's dive in. 1... — all of them are just waiting for clever overreaders to rethink them as alternatives... ordinary bookcase, you can spice it up with bookcase backings that can be easily applied... a lot of books, most of these options simply aren't practical, however cool they..."
Love to Read? Built-in Bookcases Are for You
"collection of built-in ideas that will have you ready to read. Not much of a reader?... collection of books, as I do, storage becomes an issue. Sure, you can go buy bookshelves... gridded wall of library shelving wraps the corner to a shoji screen of sorts, in the... Office. A wall of built-ins for the children's library includes framed art display for... what kind of curtain treatment one would use if there are chairs in the room with bold..."
Guest Picks: Contemporary Bookcases and Shelving
"number of books in my house, so I am always on the lookout for more bookcases and... many of which add style and artistic qualities, as well as practical storage solutions... are some of my favorites. — Rachel from Fresh Design Blog... sliding door bookcase or large modular bookcase. All of them are well built, well designed... None of these shelves would hold any substantial amount of books. Except for the... couple of books they are certainly nice. But don't call them bookcases... Thanks,..."
Handmade Home: How to Style Your Bookcase
"transform a bookcase into an artful display... a lot of money to do so. Something as simple as restyling your bookcases is an easy... the look of your room. As you browse through home design photos, you're bound to see... styled bookcases and shelves. You could start by gathering some photos for inspiration... a shot of one of my two matching bookcases in my living room or "parlour" as they... lack of books on display. I've been getting rid of all my books, in lieu of my collection..."
How to Create a Secret Doorway Behind a Bookcase
"bottom of your sock drawer isn’t going to cut it. Enter the hidden doorway behind... behind the bookcase. This cool concept keeps your belongings safely tucked away out of... in one of our homes, the back panel of the bottom shelf of a full wall bookcase unit... think of a set of bookcases. One static to hold your electronics, the other a door... The back of the static bookcase would of course be removable where your electronics..."
Houzz Tour: Clever Storage Ideas From a Manhattan Duplex
A bookcase on tracks, wall-spanning storage, a Murphy bed and more give a comedy writer flexibility for working and living at home
"A bookcase on tracks, wall-spanning storage, a Murphy bed and more give a comedy... iling bookcase on tracks saves space in the living room by sliding out of the way... highlight of this apartment is the staircase and the smart use of every inch of space... Awesome use of space. I love the bookcase and a lot of the integrated storage ideas.... on the wall behind the bookcase? Also, I imagine that the bookcase is heavy to push..."