Chloe Warner
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Living room / Library transitional-living-room

Living room / Library

Living room with built in wraparound library shelves

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June 21, 2013
suchala wrote:
Would love details on the rug.
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I would love the details on the rug too!
    Bookmark   August 13, 2013 at 9:22AM
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January 3, 2013 - Metal Shelving Racks For Storage wrote:
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Love that eames walnut stool . such a classic piece in this contemporary space
    Bookmark   May 8, 2014 at 9:37AM
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October 24, 2012
lulud wrote:
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These chairs are mid-century Scoop chairs made by Carter Brothers.
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Laura Borkenhagen
where did you purchase the scoop chairs? new or antique?
    Bookmark   March 10, 2014 at 9:36AM
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August 14, 2012
janet55 wrote:
How deep are the shelves? I think they are the solution to my space problem.
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Custom Home Planning Center
most commonly available are 11.5", but if your building them it is what ever you want given what your going to put on them.
    Bookmark   September 27, 2012 at 11:58AM
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Thanks. I think 11.5" will be perfect.
    Bookmark   September 27, 2012 at 2:31PM
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April 17, 2012
nancywilliams14 wrote:
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Where can I get the shelving? I need one 24width
    Bookmark   October 25, 2012 at 8:41PM
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March 4, 2012
dmerrick13 wrote:
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Loo Poletti
I have the same question. I love this sleek ladder and shelving.
    Bookmark   January 30, 2013 at 10:35AM
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February 8, 2012
creese21 wrote:
I'm interested in the coffee table - is it custom or available in a store/website?
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Love the shelves and also the coffee table. The yellow couch and slightly brighter pillows are wonderful.
Where to purchase the coffee table?
    Bookmark   October 24, 2012 at 9:41AM
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coffee table purchased from..?
    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 10:57PM
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December 26, 2011
bigrat121 wrote:
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These are similar from Thayer Coggin --- but no wood on the back. I have access to them if you are intersted... e-mail a request to me. My e-mail is
    Bookmark   October 24, 2012 at 5:13PM
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did anyone ever figure out where to get the chairs in that pic? i love the wood!
    Bookmark   January 25, 2013 at 9:00AM
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December 7, 2011
Tammara Stroud Design wrote:
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Did anyone find out if the shelves and ladder are custom built or available for purchase?
    Bookmark   October 13, 2013 at 9:53PM
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Did anyone ever find out where the sofa was from?
    Bookmark   June 13, 2014 at 10:59AM
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July 7, 2014
tyronia1 wrote:
Who makes the side wood table between the chairs. Where can i buy it?
May 10, 2014
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May 9, 2014
golisago1 wrote:
Love the look of the area rug? Where is it from?
August 5, 2013
melnorest wrote:
I think the wall paint is lovely. What is it?
July 11, 2013
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June 22, 2013
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April 9, 2013
gosia502 wrote:
where are the shelves and ladder from - is there an option to have it in white?
October 25, 2012
sharonrosen wrote:
where did you get the gold light next to the sofa
October 10, 2012
Sandra Alger, CID, Fresh Ideas by Sandy wrote:
June 17, 2012
Chrystie Scott wrote:
Who makes the window shade? Is that a sheer roman?
May 21, 2012
gbarker358 wrote:
who makes the sofa? thank you
April 16, 2012
mercra wrote:
where can i buy the mustard gold cushions? - so many golds are wrong shade!

What Houzz contributors are saying:

The built-in bookshelves and rolling library ladder are both custom creations forged out of steel. The coffee table is made out of steel as well, and is another custom design from Redmond Aldrich. Vintage chairs with polished wood backs add a natural element to the space, and a canary yellow couch provides soft, warm color.Couch: Christian Liaigre
Lining a living room in bookshelves adds a cozy library feel. Start looking at typical office furniture with new eyes and continue that mindframe from room to room. It will help you switch things up around your house up and keep things fresh. Best of all, it will save you money. More:11 Ways to Create a Multipurpose Office SpaceCreate a Place for BooksGet Ideas for a Cozy Library Space
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This bright library space is the perfect spot for hosting a modern salon.
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3. Upholstery Purchasing a quality sofa or other piece of upholstered furniture that stands up to the demands of your lifestyle is always a good idea. Cotton blends that have a high percentage of polyester provide optimal stain resistance and long-term wear. An alternative: Shop local secondhand stores for pieces with solid wood construction and have them reupholstered in an upholstery-grade fabric of your choice. This can give you a high-quality item for the cost of a lower-quality new piece.

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