Thursday, February 11, 2016

20 Clever Ways To Store And Display Your Books


     Everyone who loves reading knows how difficult is to organize all books and to store them properly. If you want it to look stylish, you can sort them by size or by color. Opt for alternative book storage solutions and create the most amazing home library. Follow these tips and you will be proud to show your book collections.

  • First of all – measure! The length between shelves shouldn’t be higher than the length of books you want to display. Leave no more than 2 cm… Therefore you’ll be able to store more books on the shelves
  • If you have enough space, use an entire wall for installing bookshelves from floor to ceiling
  • Opt for a tiered book rack. It will show your books off like they’re works of art
  • Use a coffee table with incorporated shelves
  • If you don’t want to expose your books, choose a shelf curtain to hide them
  • Use book crates and book bins that will help you stay organized and will give an interesting look to your interior
  • Frame a window seat with bookshelves
  • Look for couches with built-ins
  • Place a bookshelf behind your bed. It will double as a headboard and storage
  • If you have an extra closet, bring there your books. You can even make there a reading nook
  • Keep them in an old, non-functioningfireplace. You will give a rustic look to your house and won’t waste space
  • Original-shaped bookshelves.Kids will love storing their books on this tree-shaped shelf
  • When in doubt, floor-to-ceiling built-in shelves are great for getting in the maximum amount of storage
  • Use fabric hanging storage. You can make them by yourself  by combining some fabric with interesting pattern and a wood stick or a metal bar
  • If your book shelves bored you, paint them. Choose a bright, pop color and stay inspired all the time
  • Staircase represents a great place for bookshelves. Storing books on the stairs if funny and entertaining. Your kids will be excited
  • Opt for dark balanced pipe shelf. It is cheap and very creative; plus it looks unique and stylish.
  • Usually, spaces at the top of stairways are just wasted space. We don’t thing about designing them properly and leave them as they are. However we should install there a comfortable cushy bench for reading and a lot of bookshelves on the both walls
  • An old suitcase is ideal for keeping your favorite travel guides and books
  • Make your own Little Free Library

     Hope you enjoyed this article. I wish you will use them as inspiration for book storage in your own home.

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