Monday, August 12, 2013

Needing, Wanting, Loving: Art Hung on Bookshelves

Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?!  I got a lot of work done and got to enjoy a few dinners out, so all in all mine was a success.  I've expressed my love for built-in bookshelves many, many times.  They add architectural interest, storage, and provide a great space to display accessories.  Recently in one of my classes, we had to re-design an International Style home.  I was horrified when some students chose to take out the beautiful built-ins that lined the hallways.  Never, could I ever!  My latest obsession is seeing art hung on the actual shelves.  It adds dimension and is such a fun, unique way:









 Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the kind words and compliments on last week's townhome reveal.  I was so honored to also see it featured on Apartment Therapy.  You can see the post here.

Have a great week, my loves!

11 comments:

  1. Glad you're back! Is is bad that I am so addicted to reading your blog daily that I was actually worried about you when you didn't post for a couple days?! Ha! :)

    -Sarah
    www.702parkproject.com

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  2. nice \!!

    new post

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  3. I love a good bookshelf too! How could people rip them out?! The art is a nice touch, I wish I had that many books to fill one!

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  4. This is one of my favorite looks...so unexpected from the typical bookshelf styling!! Loving all your inspiration pictures!

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  5. Absolutely adore this idea! So fab & chic!

    --Sayeh, The Office Stylist

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  6. I haven't seen this idea before! To be honest, I am not sure if I 100% like it, but I find it very interesting and can definitely see how it would look awesome in some homes! :)

    I'm glad you're back!

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  7. i agree I love love love layering art on book shelves! so cute!

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  8. I'm so glad you posted this. I just hung a mirror over my builtins and was kind of iffy...this is giving me some more inspiration!

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