Blog Posts - Decorating With Books



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

Update Your Bookdases & Styling Tips

Bookcases are one of the best places to showcase all your collections.  Not only your books but some of your knick-knack collections too.  I love to create little vignettes within each shelf. Our entertainment center is a piece we've had fo...
by A Stroll Thru Life on Apr 26, 2016

How to Decorate Between a Pair of Lamps [Video]

We recently upgraded our living room lighting with two matching lamps on the sofa table and they’ve changed our lives! We had okay lighting before, but it was mismatched. This pair of lamps gives off the perfect even lighting across our entire...
by Teal & Lime on Jan 26, 2016

6 Things You SHOULD NEVER THROW AWAY

Ok, I have to be honest with all of you…I am going through a huge purge in my life! I am truly trying to get rid of and donate a lot of items in my home…attic…garage and my “Monica Room”…remember Monica’s Room on Friends…w...
by TheCottageMarket on Sep 1, 2015

6 Things You SHOULD NEVER THROW AWAY

Ok, I have to be honest with all of you…I am going through a huge purge in my life! I am truly trying to get rid of and donate a lot of items in my home…attic…garage and my “Monica Room”…remember Monica’s Room on Friends…w...
by TheCottageMarket on Sep 1, 2015

5 Easy & Inexpensive Ways To Refresh Your Home

Buying furniture and placing it in a room is just the beginning.  It looks great but has no personality.  Creating a "feeling" and "look" that says YOU is sometimes daunting, but it's the accessories and personal touches tha...
by A Stroll Thru Life on Jul 30, 2015

Awesome Libraries (41)

Instead of a Traffic Thursday, I’m going to be lazy and do a quick Awesome Libraries post. Not much else to do, as I fear that flitting between multiple books has created a major problem: I HAVEN’T FINISHED ANY IN A WHILE! Ugh…...
by Readage on May 7, 2015

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by Readage on Feb 9, 2015

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by Readage on Nov 4, 2014

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by Readage on Nov 4, 2014

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by Readage on Oct 22, 2014

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by Readage on Oct 22, 2014

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by Readage on Oct 16, 2014

3 New Ways to Stack Books

What does it take to style bookshelves? It pretty much comes down to the arrangement of two things: Books + Decor   What goes wrong in a lot of cases is how those two things are mixed together (or aren’t mixed together). Yes, your books an...
by Teal & Lime on Oct 16, 2014

Reworking The Bookcases

Whenever I show you a picture of the familyroom, this is usually the view that you get.  However on the wall across from the seating arrangement is our entertainment center.  I hardly ever show that.Read More - - - -...
by A Stroll Thru Life on Jun 11, 2014

DIY Chalk Paint Hardcover Books

Although, I don’t have any bookshelves filled with books, I still like to use books for decorating.  My favorite way to use them is stacked up with things on top.  The stacked books give whatever you put on top more presence, like they are on...
by Teal & Lime on Oct 6, 2013

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by Readage on Jun 18, 2013

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by Readage on Apr 23, 2013

How to Creatively Use Books in Your Interior Decorating

I love books—”real” books that besides the enjoyment of reading, can also excite 3 of our 5 senses: touch, smell, and sight. This is especially true of beautiful coffee table books. Even though we can now download books, there is no...
by Nancy Meadows Designs on Apr 19, 2013

4 Ways to Style Books

Now and again I get into a debate with someone who claims that the nearly ubiquitous e-reader will soon kill the demand for printed books. Now I wholeheartedly disagree with this viewpoint for many reasons, but my main defense is the role books play...
by AllPutTogether on Feb 7, 2013


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