Tag: bookshelves

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Easy Makeovers: Create a Landing Library

An underused corner landing off a stairway becomes a cozy and functional reading room with the addition of comfy furnishings, smart storage and creative accents.   After a…

Halloween bookshelf display with skull, books and pumpkins

Decorating for Halloween: Scare Your Shelf

Whether you’re decorating for a ghoulish get-together or just adding some devilish drama to your living room, set the scene with a shelf (or two or three) filled…

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DIY Makeovers: A Living Room Update

By asking herself how she really wanted to use her underperforming living room to function, a homeowner creates a multipurpose space that becomes central to the house.  …

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Simple Storage Solutions: Be Shelf Savvy

Make a basic shelf unit the starring storage solution in your home. Then, jazz them up with lively pattern and colorful accents to give your room a new…

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Easy DIY Ideas: Make a Corner Library

With a lining of bookcases and a comfy reading chair, an unused space transforms into a cozy, clubby DIY library.   Once a blank wall in a large…

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Easy DIY Decor: Redo a Rental

This apartment called for a new lease on life, but a strict rental agreement made redecorating and giving it personality a real challenge. We made it feel like…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: A Family Room Update

A dated and dreary family room gets a much-needed update with refreshed furnishings and pretty pastel colors. The color scheme, deep rose carpet, tricky room arrangement, and half-hearted…