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Living Room and Library

Shannon Malone © 2012 Houzz

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jlfreem wrote:
LOVE the ladder! Where did you get it??
   Comment   February 27, 2014
sanle wrote:
Where is the chandelier from? thank you
   Comment   November 12, 2013
Dedre Bickler-Sines wrote:
Love the fireplace screen. Where is it from? - Looking for a fireplace screen for our home. This one would work perfectly. Thanks. Dedre
   Comment   August 18, 2013
kpaniagua wrote:
Love the fireplace! - Is it cast stone? Or one piece? Where is it from?
   Comment   June 18, 2013
diamondhill wrote:
Sorry, I didn't see the product tag! It really IS artichoke hearts by Ben Moore. - It really IS green artichoke hearts by Ben Moore - - - no wonder, my favorite! I thought the comment below was just saying :) Lovely space.
   Comment   February 27, 2013
diamondhill wrote:
Love this room! What color is the paint? Thank you.
   Comment   February 27, 2013
annie5433 wrote:
Are those shelves custom built? - I live in San Francisco as well and want to have shelves like this made for my place - on both sides of the fireplace. Did you have these made recently? If so, by whom? thank you!!
   Comment   November 19, 2012

What Houzz contributors are saying:

The ladder in this multipurpose room was salvaged from an old school in London.Sofa and rug: flea market; pillows: World Market; chandelier: original to the home
Step 5: Agree to Blend Styles in Main SpacesShared spaces like the living room, where you spend lots of time together, should reflect both of you. Now is the time to compare your lists and try to find items that will work together.Case in point: In this living room a dark floor, traditional furniture and a library ladder build a classic foundation for the room, while the rich green paint behind the bookcases and a sparkly chandelier inject a sense of fun.
Laura Gaskill added this to What Goes With Dark Wood Floors?
Rich wall color and kilim rug. If you crave color, choose a hue you love in a rich, pigmented shade and paint the walls or the back of a bookcase with it. Echo the color in a patterned kilim or other flat-weave rug. The combination of patterned textiles, rich color and dark floors creates a cozy and welcoming feel.

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klm1946 added this to Jim & Karen
on Tuesday
Golds, oranges,
adrianjebef added this to 1149 Old Topanga
on Sunday
High bookshelves with ladder for living room
sorayarolla added this to sorayarolla's ideas
on Sunday
cor da parede
sculptress64 added this to Library/Home Office
last Saturday
pikeee added this to pikeee's ideas
last Saturday
shannonturek added this to shannonturek's ideas
last Saturday
rsomwil added this to rsomwil's Ideas
last Friday
Bookcase Next to fireplace
ntimmeriv added this to ntimmeriv's ideas
last Friday
jennjames1999 added this to price family
last Thursday
look and feel of reading space
mbrittingham added this to Book nook
July 23, 2014
joannbuhl added this to joannbuhl's Ideas
July 23, 2014
Dark wood floors
klschwartz added this to klschwartz's ideas
July 21, 2014
Rich colors with dark floor
Jay Leftwich added this to living room
July 20, 2014
books flanking fireplace with ladder
lavrushka added this to lavrushka's ideas
July 20, 2014
А lot of books!
gwenmari123 added this to gwenmari123's Ideas
July 20, 2014
Shelves, fire place
Everythingthingclassy Trosclair added this to everythingthingclassy_trosclair's ideas
July 19, 2014
love the bookshelves!
jaxley added this to bookcase
July 19, 2014
This ladder too
Brigitte Spalburg added this to divers
July 19, 2014
but I have a bunch of indoor/outdoor rugs from ballard designs and I have been so happy with them. I have three littles and a golden retriever and they look great and are so easy to clean up. And they are relatively cheap. I can't say enough about how stress free they are and they look and feel great.
jahsco96 added this to jahsco96's Ideas
July 19, 2014
Painting the backs of bookcases
cassandra8898 added this to cassandra8898's ideas
July 18, 2014
rhondafields added this to rhondafields's Ideas
July 18, 2014
indpet added this to indpet's ideas
July 18, 2014
great room!
donna_112000 added this to donna_112000's Ideas
July 18, 2014
Colour of living and dark floors
anapalisi added this to anapalisi's ideas
July 18, 2014
linda escalera
awelsted added this to Living Room Ideas
July 18, 2014
tallybean added this to living room
July 18, 2014
Bright paint begins bookshelf and a bright rug on dark floors to brighten up the room
hedgoose added this to keepers
July 17, 2014
Taliesin wannabe colors
jcanlis added this to Interiors
July 17, 2014
Dark floor, kilim rug, bookshelves (painted background) all around fireplace.
shgs added this to shgs's ideas
July 17, 2014
love the bookshelves painted at the back with wall colour
ellenshoecar added this to ellenshoecar's ideas
July 17, 2014
Rich wall color and kilim rug. If you crave color, choose a hue you love in a rich, pigmented shade and paint the walls or the back of a bookcase with it. Echo the color in a patterned kilim or other flat-weave rug. The combination of patterned textiles, rich color and dark floors creates a cozy and welcoming feel.
ampease added this to livingroom
July 17, 2014
Color behind bookshelves
ekeff added this to Chicago Livingroom
July 17, 2014
Lara Bubalo Manor added this to Libraries/Reading Nooks
July 17, 2014
How to decorate with dark floors: "Rich wall color and kilim rug. If you crave color, choose a hue you love in a rich, pigmented shade and paint the walls or the back of a bookcase with it. Echo the color in a patterned kilim or other flat-weave rug. The combination of patterned textiles, rich color and dark floors creates a cozy and welcoming feel."
aklyon21 added this to dining room
July 17, 2014
yellow bookshelves with gorgeous fireplace.
rohloffj added this to rohloffj's ideas
July 17, 2014
color for dining??
mjkosmal added this to colors
July 16, 2014
Beautiful, rich color tones.
Heather Garrison added this to Library
July 16, 2014
It's a Beauty & The Beast Chandelier and a library!!! I dream of this!
Mara Winders added this to mara_winders's Ideas
July 16, 2014
Color in bookcase echoes in rug
geester added this to geester's ideas
July 16, 2014
Like the built-ins and ladder
karen270 added this to karen270's ideas
July 16, 2014
Rich wall color and kilim rug. If you crave color, choose a hue you love in a rich, pigmented shade and paint the walls or the back of a bookcase with it. Echo the color in a patterned kilim or other flat-weave rug. The combination of patterned textiles, rich color and dark floors creates a cozy and welcoming feel.
jeannieliv added this to Bookcase
July 16, 2014
dark wood floor, rug, painted bookcase walls
jeannieliv added this to Windows
July 16, 2014
rug, dark floors, painted bookcase
matuku added this to Bathroom Ideas
July 16, 2014
The ladder
Susan Gunn added this to salon
July 16, 2014
The combination of patterned textiles, rich color and dark floors creates a cozy and welcoming feel.
clickchic added this to Pats project
July 16, 2014
nice placement of things you love
jjsmoak added this to dream house
July 16, 2014
master bedroom fireplace?
mvt8991 added this to living family room
July 16, 2014
colorful rug and bookcases
chrissie01 added this to The Pairing Folder
July 16, 2014
DARK WOOD FLOORS WORK WITH - Rich wall color and kilim rug. If you crave color, choose a hue you love in a rich, pigmented shade and paint the walls or the back of a bookcase with it. Echo the color in a patterned kilim or other flat-weave rug. The combination of patterned textiles, rich color and dark floors creates a cozy and welcoming feel.
jsunberg added this to jsunberg's ideas
July 16, 2014
floor color and walls
lbbf44 added this to lbbf44's ideas
July 16, 2014
colors…richness of it…not these colors but the feel of it
Judy Squires Savage added this to WebUser871's ideas
July 16, 2014
dark wood floors
Janet added this to Patio Ideas
July 16, 2014
wall and rug colors, striking contrast to dark wood
hhyland added this to Livingroom
July 16, 2014
bookcases by fireplace, warmth
deepee52 added this to Living Room Ideas
July 16, 2014
great colours
jkfoster3 added this to jkfoster3's ideas
July 16, 2014
One option for the fireplace wall. How high the shelving should be os one question -- and irregular or varied shelf sizes/spaces is another
msmooser added this to msmooser's ideas
July 16, 2014
jackiek69 added this to Flooring
July 16, 2014
Dark wood floors wi/green walls.
Sherin Radwan added this to Like Decor
July 16, 2014
Rich wall color and kilim rug. If you crave color, choose a hue you love in a rich, pigmented shade and paint the walls or the back of a bookcase with it. Echo the color in a patterned kilim or other flat-weave rug. The combination of patterned textiles, rich color and dark floors creates a cozy and welcoming feel.
jenniferannebrophy added this to jenniferannebrophy's ideas
July 16, 2014
nice colour walls with dark floorboards
loganaddison1 added this to loganaddison1's ideas
July 16, 2014
goatleap added this to Living Room Ideas
July 16, 2014
The colors
Amanda Cowger added this to office
July 16, 2014
mtgd added this to mtgd's Ideas
July 16, 2014
Color of wall
margaretmlynch added this to kitchen
July 16, 2014
angelacaldwell added this to angelacaldwell's Favorites
July 16, 2014
colors, bookshelves etc. for Miles room as an office
linda_k added this to Book Cases for Family Room
July 16, 2014
Ladder for higher shelves an idea
Alice Costa-Sievert added this to Alice's ideas
July 16, 2014
like the look
lisawatt added this to lisawatt's ideas
July 16, 2014
With dark timber floors, if you want colour on the walls, use a colour and echo that colour also in a kilim rug as well.
ceciliaazemcorrea added this to ceciliaazemcorrea's Ideas
July 15, 2014
shellyshlumpa added this to shellyshlumpa's Ideas
July 15, 2014
De um lado da lareira, armário. Do outro, fechado embaixo e em cima prateleiras p/ livros de arte + objetos e quadro pequeno (ex: Piza)
consumerbug09 added this to 15 Amber
July 15, 2014
Living room
stephen55 added this to Living Rooms
July 14, 2014
Make a great spot for a library great ideas
nestingtree added this to nestingtree's ideas
July 14, 2014
colors w/wood
justinehonor added this to Living Room Ideas
July 14, 2014
sharondpalmer added this to sharondpalmer's ideas
July 14, 2014
ladder against bookshelf! flat step part. then use round slat part to lean against wall and hang throws.
susannelavallee added this to susannelavallee's Ideas
July 12, 2014
Built in book shelves
okrakz6707 added this to okrakz6707's Ideas
July 12, 2014
katelyns33 added this to katelyns33's Favorites
July 12, 2014
Love the book shelf with ladder. Where can I put this in our house???
4214ra added this to 4214ra's Ideas
July 12, 2014
aks617 added this to New house
July 8, 2014
mirror and couch
Rachel Cooper_DeRusha added this to mrsderusha's living room ideas
July 7, 2014
Open shelves TV above fireplace
pjperalt added this to pjperalt's Ideas
July 3, 2014
marilynjz added this to marilynjz's ideas
July 2, 2014
Love the bookshelves on each side of the fireplace.
azzazzin added this to azzazzin's ideas
June 29, 2014
the ladders
chartreusesuz added this to Kitchen Ideas
June 27, 2014
color of wall with dark floor
clca added this to Bookshelves
June 23, 2014
Shows floor
naleenag added this to naleenag's ideas
June 23, 2014
rjtrahant added this to rjtrahant's Ideas
June 23, 2014
Ann Swain added this to Living Room Ideas
June 23, 2014
Library & front room
artlarin1 added this to artlarin1's Ideas
June 22, 2014
the bookshelves
laurenhoughton added this to laurenhoughton's Favorites
June 21, 2014
C tv Nñ
erinmayky added this to Our Home
June 21, 2014
living room
twerho added this to Office
June 21, 2014
Library ladder
ocean2 added this to ocean2's ideas
June 18, 2014
painted walls
Reed Davis added this to Library
June 14, 2014
jmr76 added this to bookshelf
June 4, 2014
Love ladder
Pedro Ferreira added this to pedro_ferreira7595309's ideas
June 1, 2014
Awesome example of a shelf next to a fireplace :)
tlgreif added this to tlgreif's Ideas
May 30, 2014
beetroot2 added this to beetroot2's Ideas
May 28, 2014
Bookshelves and fireplace
tvaughan added this to tvaughan's ideas
May 27, 2014
Zefi Hennessy Holland added this to Zefi Hennessy Holland's Ideas
May 24, 2014
catjefta added this to catjefta's ideas
May 23, 2014
marisparker added this to marisparker's ideas
May 20, 2014
Dual shelves
Baris Akkiris added this to baris_akkiris's Ideas
May 20, 2014
Audra Krebs added this to sitting room
May 19, 2014
mantle w/ clocks
mkyzer added this to Living Room Ideas
May 18, 2014
housemouse01 added this to Living room
May 7, 2014
Colours, mirror
Heather Loewen_Van_Der_Kleij added this to Country Decor And Design
May 4, 2014
florabound added this to Hawthorne-Bound
May 4, 2014
Books around tv?
Denise Matthews Rhodes added this to fireplace/bookshelves
May 1, 2014
wall color on the back of the bookshelves
bvrkilmatt added this to Upstairs hall storage
April 30, 2014
adjustable shelves?? or not?
adziubek added this to adziubek's Ideas
April 29, 2014
es sa added this to Library
April 28, 2014
Painted back wall
siobhanstack added this to siobhanstack's Ideas
April 24, 2014
Vertically divided shelving
saurabhmittal101 added this to saurabhmittal101's ideas
April 23, 2014
good design for library cabinet
chsloboda added this to rugs carpets runners
April 22, 2014
Rug and green walls
nightskywatcher added this to Living Room Ideas
April 19, 2014
like for bookshelves in living room
blieber34 added this to blieber34's Ideas
April 16, 2014
read2008 added this to parlor
April 16, 2014
tommymec added this to tommymec's ideas
April 15, 2014
Lamp in shelf
Renee Archer added this to renee_archer's ideas
April 15, 2014
Bookshelves with library ladder
drkejones added this to Lower level family room
April 14, 2014
Paint ideas for shelf
rhea_dev added this to rhea_dev's Ideas
April 12, 2014
shelving and window combination
lillywoody added this to sue smith
April 11, 2014
Color behind the book shelves
Louise Labine added this to louise_labine's Ideas
April 11, 2014
La couleur de la bibliothèque
caragentile added this to caragentile's Ideas
April 6, 2014
attytaylor added this to Sitting Room
April 6, 2014
Book shelves beside fire
jonesreypa added this to reading room
April 5, 2014
paint back of shelves
jenham1234 added this to jenham1234's ideas
April 3, 2014
rgwpro added this to ideas WF
March 29, 2014
Artichoke paint
chrisnogrady added this to chrisnogrady's Ideas
March 29, 2014
Wall color--- Ben Moore "artichoke hearts"
bshearn added this to bshearn's Favorites
March 28, 2014
rachlinnbeau added this to rachlinnbeau's Ideas
March 28, 2014
Bookshelf ladder
Anna Maranta added this to 64 Powell
March 26, 2014
The book cases appear built in. This may be possible with re-painting, molding, and features like a ladder, and specialised library lighting.
galemay added this to Family room
March 24, 2014
The clocks!
cantwelltish added this to Living Room Ideas
March 24, 2014
haa27 added this to haa27's Ideas
March 23, 2014
wall color
jrweaver527 added this to jrweaver527's Ideas
March 22, 2014
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March 21, 2014
Painted walls through shelves
twogeeses added this to steel lounge room
March 20, 2014
Spiral Design Color Consulting added this to Dream House
March 19, 2014
Colors, light and book shelves
hderenthal added this to dining room
March 18, 2014
Book shelves
Paul Fletcher added this to paul_fletcher8957527's ideas
March 15, 2014
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March 8, 2014
qalamala added this to qalamala's Ideas
March 7, 2014
Wall color
bashanova added this to Kitchen Ideas
March 3, 2014
Dave Anderson added this to dave_anderson3452's Ideas
March 3, 2014
Jacob Tabor added this to Kitchen Essex St
March 2, 2014
fireplace and shelves with ladder
alcalaa70 added this to Living Room Ideas
February 27, 2014
Bookshelf, fireplace eecor
clare55 added this to clare55's Ideas
February 27, 2014
melcherruwart added this to Sharon living aesthetic
February 27, 2014
Even though we don't have a ton of books anymore, I do love the look and feel of bookshelves, especially backed with color like this. Maybe in a guest room? Or hte living room?
chica3575 added this to chica3575's ideas
February 26, 2014
Convert dining room to a nook
jadepalace added this to Books Everywhere
February 25, 2014
See, just an old ladder from Stokes
Joan Reed added this to Living Room Ideas
February 25, 2014
white bookshelves, color behind, shape
lajulita added this to lajulita's ideas
February 23, 2014
Clock trio and lamp
Brooke Walker added this to Color use in living room
February 23, 2014
Rooms need interesting lighting fixtures
arichards3363 added this to Bookcases
February 22, 2014
like rustic ladder - doesn't match with bookcase - afterthought
bazem added this to bazem's Ideas
February 21, 2014
rosiegibbons added this to Orangery interiors
February 20, 2014
Library style shelving on either side of fireplace? Use of the recesses along the original house exterior wall.
cart8003 added this to cart8003's Ideas
February 20, 2014
Built in bookcase
4crackers added this to 4crackers's Ideas
February 20, 2014
tessiharman added this to tessiharman's Ideas
February 19, 2014
Shelving for study
vsp1 added this to bookshelves
February 19, 2014
mirror instead of tv ladder
Britt Bulla added this to library
February 16, 2014
ladder and fireplace flanking
kayannkc added this to kayannkc's ideas
February 10, 2014
Bk case and ladder
rrthom added this to exterior
February 9, 2014
Paint color on walls
judyselland added this to monica
February 6, 2014
kristenpking added this to Living Room
February 6, 2014
style, mix, use of color
sarahseeleydick added this to sarahseeleydick's ideas
February 3, 2014
library ladder
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February 3, 2014
saperi added this to Brass Bed
February 2, 2014
369keala added this to 369keala's Ideas
February 2, 2014
Holly Katta added this to Living Room
January 30, 2014
Light, Mirror
amacindoe added this to Margaret's ideas
January 30, 2014
Don't like heavy join in centre of bookcase
mcdoweal added this to library
January 30, 2014
Book case
Lucie Brugaletta added this to lucie_brugaletta's Ideas
January 29, 2014
Fireplace and bookshelves
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January 27, 2014
Design of book cases next to fireplace
reece33 added this to 507 lake
January 27, 2014
idea for bookshelves on either side of fireplace. also like back of shelves matching wall color
clake07 added this to clake07's Ideas
January 25, 2014
Ladder for closet
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January 24, 2014
shelving around fireplace
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January 23, 2014
fireplace, mirror, chandelier
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January 21, 2014
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January 20, 2014
paint inside of built-in bookshelves?
Jess added this to Interior
January 19, 2014
What could have been.
randscaton added this to Bookcases
January 19, 2014
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January 18, 2014
lindsayabourne added this to downstairs
January 17, 2014
cool living room, shelves by fireplace, half plantation shutters, wall color, etc
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January 16, 2014
Love it
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January 16, 2014
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