Be selective about what you put back in. For this dreamy makeover Jen from Rustique Restoration cut a custom wood valance to back her applique.
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How to decorate a bookcase. Start with a blank slate. Here are the basic bookshelf decorating rules. Use vertical stacks to buttress horizontal ones or to hold small objects.
How to decorate an etagere bookcase Etagere Bookcase Marshall Speaker Framed Greece Print Your first tip Its Important Decorating an etagere bookcase is slightly different from decorating a regular bookcase with sides. You dont want a bookshelf crammed full of items. After attaching both she finished the bookcase in a distressed creamy white.
Sit large items first one on each shelf. This bookshelf video is how to decorate a bookshelf with very few books. Look for bookshelf ideas and save photos.
Lean artwork along the back of the shelves and anchor them with books or heavier objects. The easiest way to install it is to cut pieces of foam core so that they fit snuggly between the shelves then glue the paper to the foam core instead of directly to the back of the shelf. Anything thats the right height and heavy enough to support the books will work so its a great spot for something unique andor meaningful for ex.
The finished look resembles carving. To decorate the bookcase place a few small pieces of art near the front of the shelves to give them depth. Before we wrap up this tutorial here is a checklist on how to decorate bookcases.
Bookshelves can be tricky to decorate. In the image above you can see how I applied the principles that Im going to share with you to my entertainment center. You can organize them based on category title size or even color which creates an interesting visual display.
See more ideas about bookshelves interior bookcase styling. Try books in a pyramid shape Rely on a mix of interesting shapes textures and materials such as leather wicker. Place medium size items nest items in odd numbers.
Arrange them in a visually-pleasing way around your. Then decorate the shelves with metal picture frames electronics and colorful displays. From DIY floating shelves to design-savvy stacks built-in cubbies and even hidden library passageways these bookshelf ideas are going to make sure you store and display your reading material in.
We love our bookcasesthey hold our most favoritest precious things. One thing to also keep in mind when you are decorating your shelves is to choose a general color palette. Expertly-decorated bookcases to inspire your next bookshelf-organizing endeavor.
If at all possible remove everything from your bookshelf and wipe it down clean. For maximum pop try arranging the shelves with solid-colored items like white ironwork or a vibrant vase. Heres how to decorate a bookshelf and your bookcases as a whole.
How do you decorate a bookshelf. Books vase or similar as bookend long narrow basket Start with a few upright books on the end of the shelf and then use a vase or other decorative accessory as a bookend. Focus on 2-3 colors and be sure to spread them out to create a cohesive look.
Bulky vases or decorative plates can hide their heft behind small frames without losing their uniqueness. Before painting or staining make a plain bookshelf prettier by attaching a decorative applique. Place all items on the table or floor near bookcases.
Wallpaper is a great way to spruce up the inside of a bookshelf. To decorate a bookshelf first decide how you want to separate your books. Paint the back wall a simple color if your shelves are busy.
Monica Buck 4 of 22. But sometimes they can look a littlemeh. While there is something aesthetically pleasing about an entire wall just of books I meanhello there sometimes you just want to snazz things up a bit.
But it creates a very unique and eye-catch. Sometimes less is more. Next find some decorative items like framed photos small plants or artwork to include on your shelf.
How to Decorate a Bookshelf. Plus get more cool ideas for bookshelves. For my shelves I chose wood tones whites creams grey tones and a pop of gold.
Mar 5 2016 – Explore Judy Heltons board decorating bookshelves followed by 1455 people on Pinterest. It can add color and pattern and depending on what style you choose highlight items on the shelves. Open shelves are a focal point in a room so you dont want the wall behind it to stand out.
The open shelves in my homey breakfast room are a focal point where the decor on the open shelves gets changed several times each year so theyll make a great example to use today.