At the back of the dining room area you could put a wall-to-wall bookcase filled with books. If you don't have that many books you can have a display bookcase where you place nick backs, a few books, some magazine, sculptures etc.

Aix en Provence - library. Le Petit Prince.

La Bibliothèque Méjanes in Aix en Provence, France - library (Le Petit Prince)

A walk-in closet for books?? genius!Yes Please!!

thestufflifeismadeof: “bookshelfporn: “ A walk in bookcase. This is far more appealing than a walk in closet. Echo House in Ottawa, Canada ” OMG I WANT A WALK IN BOOKCASE! This will be my life one.

no, really

I'm going to put this on all my books


A big, ceiling high bookcase, with infinite amount of books, has got to be one of my very first dream home assets.(image via Elle Decor)

wall of bookshelves

Remodeling Projects That Add Big Value

This large built-in bookcase found a home in an unused corner of a master bedroom. A chaise longue completes the space to create a cozy reading nook.

"Because the library is small, it lent itself to a rich jewel-box treatment," designer Jeannette Whitson says.

A Nashville House With an Old Soul

Farrow Ball’s Hague Blue. The silk velvet is matched to the wall color. The ceiling is done in Michael Smith Jasper fabric. Home of designer, Jeannette Whitson of Garden Variety Design in Nashville, TN.


Words cannot do justice to the pleasures of a good bookshop. (great quote from from Eat Sleep Read)

I love books

Its my dream to have a library ladder in my house someday. Floor to ceiling bookcases offer plenty of space to showcase a vast collection of books. A ladder gives access to books placed high on the bookcase.


Neat way to re-purpose an old dining room hutch. Paint it and give it new life by using it as a bookshelf!

Like the pink wall

wall color, pictures hanging from book cases, horn, accessories. (PS pretty sure its Miles Redd but its been on my computer a while so we can't be sure)

eclectic and interesting

I love the library/dining room idea! Get the Look: Minnie Mortimer’s Library / Dining Room