Every year, I like to come up with something new and different to do when decorating for Christmas. This year I decided to try a Christmas tree forest, but a few years ago I created a tabletop Christmas tree made of books. It’s been pretty popular on Pinterest, so I thought I’d share it with […]
Decorating with books – one of my favorite things! So I had to attempt a Christmas centerpiece of a bookish nature. I started with a white cake stand and a big stack of books. A few decorations and a bag of mica snow later, this is what I came up with: I used small […]
It’s no secret I adore books. Not just reading them, but using them as decor in my home and the homes of my clients. They are such a great way to express your interests and your creativity. Isn’t it ironic that coffee table books can be stacked to make a side table?
Let’s think outside the bookcase. I’ve found some really interesting ideas for bookcases. There are many ways to display books and create makeshift bookcases. You can stack things to make a bookcase, you know. Crates, boxes, even benches and tables. Check out this crafty bookcase from Better Homes and Gardens.
I’m always encouraging clients to make their rooms more functional, more beautiful, and more “them.” This is a great example of taking an underused room and making it highly useful and true to the homeowner’s interests. These homeowners are true bibliophiles (that means they’re readers :)). But all their books and bookcases were stuffed into a guest […]