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Book Shelf Styling

Happy Labor Day! My living room book shelves have been decorated the same way now for about two years: I liked the way it looked, so I did not pay much attention to it. (Actually, it seemed to be too much of a project so I ignored them!) haha (Sound...
by Restyling Home by Kelly on Sep 4, 2016

Recent Read: Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsell's books have become a favorite chic lit read of mine (I've read the entire Shopaholic series). I find her books' heroines quirky but charming and most of the books I've read are amusing including my most recent read, Wedding Night.
by Ruby Red Confession on Aug 29, 2016

One Simple Trick to Make Your Home Decor More Interesting

Does your home decor look a little lifeless? Want to perk up your decor and make it look better instantly? The trick is to bust out of the vertical and horizontal planes. Displaying all upright decor or all flat decor is boring. So, if all you&...
by Teal & Lime on Aug 23, 2016

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "White Trash"

"The origin of ‘white trash,' and why class is still an issue in the U.S." PBS NewsHour 8/16/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  In “White Trash,” Nancy Isenberg delves into the history of class in America, starting with British colonization.  At th...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 22, 2016

Bookcase out of Pallets

You will find it all easy to install you ideal pieces of pallet furniture! So time to meet your ultimate furniture desires with pallets, clone this DIY pallet bookcase if you need to have some vertical shelving units for storage and display! Entire m...
by Pallets on Aug 5, 2016

Pragmatic Bookshelf eBooks Collection

Pragmatic Bookshelf eBooks Collection English | Size: 556.47 MB (583,499,959 Bytes)Category: e-Books Pragmatic Bookshelf Publishing: The Pragmatic Programmers is an agile publishing and training company. We’re here because we want to impro...
by Tutorials For Download on Aug 3, 2016

HOW TO STYLE A BEDSIDE BOOKCASE

This post is sponsored by World Market, but all text, images, and opinions are all my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep Thou Swell running! Bookshelves are staples in living spaces. From dining rooms to studies and beyond, bookshelve...
by Thou Swell on Jul 15, 2016

DIY Pallet Magazine Rack / Bookshelf

Books and magazines are our best friends when there is nobody beside! Reading interesting story books and to discover the latest news and trends in the weekly magazines some time fill us with joy while going through a loneliness session! So like ever...

Painted Fieldstone Bookends

Hey there, friends! It’s Erin from Elizabeth Joan Designs and I’m so glad to be back here with another super quick craft for you guys this month. I don’t know about you, but I love when projects are inexpensive and easy. These Paint...
by Domestically-Speaking on Jul 10, 2016

The Home Body

If you stay in a small home chances are you will find ways to at least make it look bigger. On my day off, I thought of rearranging my wardrobe. Instead of making it as a divider I had it right next to the wall. The bookshelf became its substitute as...

Painted Fieldstone Bookends

Hey there, friends! It’s Erin from Elizabeth Joan Designs and I’m so glad to be back here with another super quick craft for you guys this month. I don’t know about you, but I love when projects are inexpensive and easy. These Paint...
by Domestically-Speaking on Jul 10, 2016

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "Tribe" by Sebastian Junger

"Sebastian Junger's ‘Tribe' examines loyalty, belonging and the quest for meaning" PBS NewsHour 6/29/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The NewsHour continues our series on great summer reads with the latest from Oscar-nominated documentarian and “Perfect...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 4, 2016

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "Rise of the Rocket Girls"

"The unsung women heroes of America's space program" PBS NewsHour 6/30/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  They were living, breathing, walking, talking calculators who were key to America's early space program.  And they were women — and largely forgot...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 4, 2016

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "Everybody Behaves Badly"

"How sexual rivalry, fist fights and other shenanigans drove Ernest Hemingway" PBS NewsHour 7/1/2016The individuals depicted include Hemingway, Harold Loeb, Lady Duff Twysden (with hat); and Hadley Richardson, Ogden Stewart and Pat Guthrie.ExcerptSUM...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 4, 2016

UPGRADING MY IKEA BOOKSHELVES

As a young designer, you can be sure I have cycled through many arrangements of my bedroom furniture. I mean it’s only natural that I rearrange my one true domain at least a couple times a year, right? Needless to say, the bookshelves you may r...
by Thou Swell on Jul 1, 2016

NEWSHOUR BOOKSHELF - "Listen Liberal"

"New book, ‘Listen Liberal,’ looks at Democratic party schism" PBS NewsHour 6/15/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The raucous primary season brought simmering tensions and disaffection within the GOP to a boiling point.  But equally severe division...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 20, 2016

Box Style Pallet Bookshelf for Wall

Boxes are something very easy to plan for storage and display! The chests, cabinets, closets and wardrobes are also the creative examples of bigger creative boxes but we are just talking about here the smaller or mini boxes which can easily be made w...

DIY Reclaimed Pallet Wall Shelves

Something about pallets, we all appreciate, is their flexibility that helps the user to get them instantly in some functional shapes! Pallets are friendly to build furniture in both original and disassembled forms and these DIY pallet wall shelves ar...
by Pallet Furniture Plans on Jun 13, 2016

30 Pallet Projects That Will Make You Fall in Love

The more people are getting advanced and modern in their life style the more they feel the urge for some rustic and natural environment around there as true peace lies in it. That is the reason more and more people are turning to the wooden furniture...

10 Tips for Styling The Best Hallway Ever

Hallways are such interesting spaces. They are the pathway from one room to another. Usually they lead from the living areas of your home to the bedrooms. And often, we don’t put much thought into their decorating, even though they are the firs...
by Home decoration on Jun 10, 2016


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