Cozy throw, a good book, and a fire in the fireplace… it’s snowy-day utopia. These gray, freezing days are a book-lover’s favorites – perfect for curling up on the couch and losing yourself in a thick paperback. Without a built-in library, it can be hard to decide where to put a bookshelf (and how to decorate it), especially if you’re short on space, but don’t despair – there’s a shelf for every reader.
If you’re a traditionalist with a bit of flair, try a typical bookshelf with a twist – paint, wallpaper, lighting, or an eyecatching shape:
(Grab a book on your way up to bed!)
The “inchworm” bookshelf pictured above can also be configured in various shapes:
Create a reading nook that’s surrounded by books!
Try a minimalist floating bookshelf:
Or its upside-down cousin:
Or go all-out literary with this playful piece (can you read it?):