Libraries & Bookshelves

Books I've read become part of my décor. There is something so comforting about rooms full of books. This is a collection of stunning libraries and bookshelves.
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Footstool/coffee table in Ikaat fabric that looks a little bit like a crochet granny square and big squashy velvet sofa.

green velvet couch and lots of books Greyfield Inn Cumberland Island Photograph by Jamie Beck Ann Street Studio (Click photo to see full story …)

Library - this one looks really cosy

Interior Design for the Professoriate: place books on shelf. place chair next to books. place lamp next to chair. repeat until house is full.

Love these book shelves, right on the wall, even over the doorway. What a great library space!

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consider using space above door and shelves instead of "built-ins" or bookcases, for max storage "wall of books" feel.

The Holiday--Iris's library. Love that all Meyers' fim houses have built-in bookcases and libraries, even this tiny cottage.

Kate Winslet's English Cottage in "The Holiday"

Previous pinner: "Rosehill Cottage in the movie, The Holiday" -- Me: ".a room we see very little of in the movie. It’s a wonderful, cozy library. Love the old rug and those old, old floors. The door is the back door to the cottage.

"7 Reading Nooks To Inspire Your Sanctuary Sunday," via HuffPost. Oh so cozy book nooks.

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Carve Out a Neat Little Nook--A well-designed nook can add charm and warmth to a room. Here are ideas for creating one that really works.Traditional Living Room by Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, Inc.

I would never leave my house.

Small Space bedroom interior design ideas - Interior design - Small-spaced apartments often have small rooms. If you have a small bedroom and you don't know how to design it in a manner that isn't crowded. Your room should

small and cozy

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I have no idea what this link really goes to, but it would be a cute engagement photo - back to back reading books - NERD ALERT! Love that idea!


If I could take this exact room and place it in my house, I would be so very happy. Lots of old books with that wonderful old book smell, the butterfly art, the vintage chairs, the rug.

Beautiful private library of the Marquess of Bute at the Mount Stuart House, Isle of Bute, Scotland.

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Mount Stuart House, Isle of Bute, Scotland. Home to the Marquess of Bute, .this is his private library in the late Century neo-gothic Scottish country estate. beautiful gothic arched stained glass windows, giant sailboats built in the late