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10 Fantastic Book Shelf Ideas

    Now, I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit of an instagram addict. I only joined a few weeks ago, but already I’ve become completely glued to people’s photos … for a surprising reason.

    I just LOVE to browse the #bookshelf hashtag. I don’t know why, but it’s really compelling to me to see how people arrange their books. And it seems I’m not alone … With literally millions of posts about bookshelves online, it seems loads of us can’t get enough! Here’s my current TBR shelf:

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    It’s nothing too *out there* but it’s MINE! Loads of great titles there, plus lots of stationery and my beloved bell mobile. (When I get stuck writing, I will reach up and brush the bells with my fingers, cos they’re right over my desk).

    But it’s with amazing book shelves in mind that I had a quick poke around online today to see what I could find from other people’s homes … Enjoy!

    1) Book Star

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    If you love books and want to make your shelf a focal point in your home, this is ace. It looks impressive and shouldn’t be too difficult to make yourself given it’s made up entirely of box shelves.

    Well, I say that, I’m not handy at all!! But if you have a head for maths in terms of measuring and the DIY skills, you should be okay. Found on Pinterest.

    2) Pipe Shelf 

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    This one looks pretty minimalist, but I bet it’s harder than it looks to make it! Pretty cool though, especially in a ‘classic’ bachelor pad. Found at The Snug.

    3) America Shelf

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    Why not arrange your books as an entire country? Found on LifeHack.

    4) Bedroom Bookshelf

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    I don’t need any incentive to stay in bed reading, so if this was my room I’d NEVER get up and go to work!!

    5) Hanging Book Shelves

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    These are really unusual, but I bet they’re not child-friendly – no kid could resist knocking them and making them sway back and forth, surely? Found on RafadEv.

    6) Staircase shelves

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    Staircases can be ‘dead’ space in a house, so if you have enough room to make use of them like this, I’m envious!

    7) Tree Trunk Bookcase

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    The link between books and trees is obvious, so this bookcase is not only GORGEOUS, but very apt. Found on IndustryStandardDesign.

    8) Rustic Bookcases 

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    I can just imagine an author like PD James or Agatha Christie writing in an office like this. Found on FashionSchoolGuide.

    9) Floating Bookcases

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    I love how the books seem to LOOM out of the wall here, so cool!

    10) Corner Tree BookShelf

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    I think this one is my favourite. I might even see if I can get my husband to knock me one up … Given it’s taken him eight months to just hang the towel rail, I might get one by 2019!! Found on Pinterest.

    BONUS!! One last one … 

    Lawks, what on earth is going on here?? Can’t help but feel it would be a lot less hassle to put a flatpack together! But each to their own I guess.  Happy reading!

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