Anatomy of a Well Styled Bookshelf

We’re moving into our new office today (!!!!!!!) so this is going to be short and sweet. Someone suggesting tips on styling bookshelves and so I thought I’d break down a few images of ones we’ve done for you with the hopes that it helps you with your own bookshelf styling!   The issue we run into with a lot of bookshelf styling jobs is not enough books. The key is to have as many books as possible- hopefully all ones that interest you, but no shame in buying books for their pretty spines (ahem!)  Too many decorative objects and not enough books is not my favorite look.

Also, when arranging- start with a blank slate. Take everything off the shelves first and start arranging shelf by shelf.  Trying to just move stuff around never works out well in my experience.

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Source tip: Buy books by color here!

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You can visit this post to see some of our most used styling accessories to compliment your books!

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