in this room, yet it looks so neat
dining room wall for deco and china and books
front rooms/living rooms as a kid zone. This is the first room visitors see, and it can get messy. Instead, try using a rarely-used dining room. I dig the idea of bookcases that can be used as cubbies for holding toys. (Get baskets that fit inside to keep the small stuff together and away.) And the
makes the room feel fun, not cluttered.
This is living art, integrated into a living space. Several things are going on in this shelving, and work well without cluttering the space by keeping to those perimeters. The rest of the room is simple.
of the room spare and coordinated and saving one place — in this case, it's the bookcase —for a riot of color and texture. Against an empty background, a cluttered area looks intentional and artistic.