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Style File: Stylizing Bookshelves

By August 21, 2018Style File


decorate-with-books-art-elementsThe Art Book Sale at Ghent Antiques is still on! Books range in price from $20-$40.00

decoate-with-books-books-stackLast week I talked about great art books for coffee tables and how to stylize your coffee table.

This week I want to add to that by giving some suggestions on how to use books along with other collectibles to stylize your fullsizeoutput_49bbookshelves.

  • – In the first image, the high stack of books goes wonderfully with the eclectic boho chair. (Lyn Fisher image)

– Compartmental shelving creates plenty of options for combining art and books.

– Color code: Arranging books by color adds visual interest to a room (Rikki Snyder image).

Come on in to Ghent Antiques and have a look around. Need help with stylizing your bookshelves? Just ask Dan or contact me through this post with your questions.

The books are really a great bargain and there is still time left to enjoy some good summer reading!



decorate-with-books-color-codeGhent Antiques/Spertner Jewelers

1414 Colley Avenue

Norfolk, Virginia

Phone: 757.623.3311

Hours: M-S 10: 5:30 S 1:30-4:30







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