Restyling My Bookcases
I've never ascribed to the theory that less is more - I'm definitely a "more is more" kind of girl. I tend to get as much "stuff" as I can into any given space. I've tried to love the "spare" look - and I do, for someone else. But more is me.
So I decided to redo my bookcases, to get more "stuff"! They had a lot before:
Then I decided to move them together to create a sense of coziness: So I created a "corner" library where they met on adjoining walls. And then I decided to paint the backs green.
Now I reformatted them, and we'll see how long these changes last.
The wicker baskets are what kick started this redo. I love texture, and have wanted baskets for storage for some time - just didn't want to pay the prices I've found. However, a few days ago I was in one of my favorite antique stores and saw these baskets, reasonably priced!!! So I have a lot of my books and cds that aren't very attractive in the baskets. Most of these books (except for my decorating books) are vintage.
I collect books with pink spines (and they're pretty hard to come by!). I am loving this particular vignette.
My view when I'm watching tv
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