Friday, April 13, 2012

Bookcase Style . . .

habituallychic:

clubmonaco:


Vintage Books

My bookshelves are bursting but I can’t resist buying more books — especially old vintage fashion and design books. -Habitually Chic

Thanks for letting me your featured contributor for February!  It was a fun month!
{image: Habitually Chic}

I love the color coordination in this bookcase!
And love the little mirror hanging from the shelf.
HandyHusband and I have a little obsession with mirrors.
I've got a few little ones...
I think I should take them off the wall
and put them on a bookcase.


Right after I saw this picture today on Design Darling,
I got the itch for some new books with great spines.
Then, I went rummaging through my Crush Cul de Sac Archives...

HEAD OVER HEELS
...I found stacks 'n stacks of Interiors with stacks 'n stacks of books...

{via Lilipage}

...Great Bookcases with GREAT ideas for Accessories...

via Color Outside the Lines

So, whether you're using books for elevation in a tablescape...

via Casa Tres Chic

or propping them up on your desk with memories,
I can't think of any interior accessory that
expresses your personality more.

sofa in front of shelves…..

via Eclectic Revisited Facebook
{via CrushCuldeSac: EclecticRevisited - where's she go?}

New apartment vignette.

bar cart turned bookshelf
{via BHG}

Veranda Magazine via Design Chic




via Antique Shops & Designers 


I love the style of that portrait and the way it hangs on the bookcase!

via {RUE Magazine}

Charlotte Moss

via {Sacramento Street}

via Velvet & Linen

NaDaFarmLife

I am thoroughly depressed now. 
I need a b'zillion books to stuff, turn backwards, stack, and cover...
I think I need some fun new bookcase clutter & shine too!


While I was pouting over the beautiful stacked books,
I found these sparkly things in Design Darling's online Boutique.
Love the lacquer tray, quartz bookends, votive,
and the amethyst rock is calling my name!

I think I've created a weekend of moving stuff around.
How about you? Gonna shuffle your stuff?
I can't leave a bookcase post without this image.
If you don't have one, paint one.

ysvoice:| ♕ |  Alasdair Gray drawing  | by wil_freeborn | via 60rpm

5 comments:

  1. Champagne! I have that little gold mirror in the top picture - the glass broke a few years ago so it's in need of a little love and repair! Love seeing it on Crush Party! xo, Lib

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  2. LIB! Will you see my reply? We need to get together! Are you knitting at all? Call me sometime and we'll go fetch some vittles :D

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  3. Well fancy that..my mother had something to say about the very same post. Anyway, I say LEAVE the mirrors on your wall - I love them there! Just search for some new ones :)

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  4. MK!! You're talking about the OG collection in the family room right? They are there to stay, but are now all mixed with a bunch of my Staffordshire. After you guys went off to school, the family room started a transformation. I'm not finished, but come see it when you get home! Had to shake out the Friday afternoon boys' club and the bad remnants of Rushy :( I do hope you'll swing by sometime this summer, I think you'll dig it! xov

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  5. Well this is fun! Not much knitting going on these days but lots of projects are lined up and waiting!
    What are you making!? Would love to see you! And, . . . hi Mary Kate! :) (Mom) xo, Lib

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