It's Friday, let's celebrate with some Library Love! As you most likely know, I love bookshelves in a room. I think they might be the single greatest character building asset in any room. If bookshelves can be incorporated, they should be (in my humble opinion)! And once a room has bookshelves, no matter which room in your house, no matter the expanse of shelving, it becomes a library (of sorts)! I have a lot of beautiful shelved spaces to share this month so I will keep the words light and let the pictures speak for themselves.
Libraries in Passageways
The circular shelf space incorporated in the ceiling of this "hallway library" adds such great character and visual interest.
A leaning tower of books!
Every available inch of wall space was used for shelving in this stairway library. It looks mythical, doesn't it?
It would be hard to walk through here without stopping. The dark walls and ceiling are stunning.
Libraries with Reading/Work Tables
If you have the space to add a table for working, reading, game playing, or puzzle building in your library, go for it! They add warmth and practicality to the space.
Having a dedicated library in your home is lovely.
A safari inspired library. The wood shelves are amazing.
A library doesn't have to be big to be beautiful.
This library is quite glamorous. The customized lighting over the shelves that matches the widths of the openings in the wall is spectacular.
The color of these walls! Gorgeous.
I am always impressed by libraries where the books are color coded.
You can never go wrong with touches of blue and white in your library shelves!
These two office libraries have a similar vibe. They both give the impression that incredible creations come out of them.
Dining Room Libraries
Libraries that double as dining rooms (or dining rooms that double as libraries, I guess, depending on the time of day) invite you to linger, to me they foster the perfect atmosphere for lively during and after meal discussions.
I think bookshelves in kitchens are brilliant, they add a non essential (for cooking) creative element to the space, instantly making it more homey.
The Last Library
You don't have to look far to find a book to read before bed - a mini library is the perfect use of this nook space!
Happy weekend. I will see you back here for Manic Monday.
Thank you for being here,