12 Tips for Styling Bookshelves

Just because it's functional doesn't mean it has to be boring—turn your bookshelves into a chic showcase for novels, collectibles and travel finds.

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Chic Chinoiserie
Photo: William Waldron

Chic Chinoiserie

Highlight a china collection by displaying it in a living room or sitting area built-in. Amp up a matching blue-and-white set by painting the inside of your shelves a vibrant shade of electric yellow (or, in the case of all-white china, a dark, moody blue pairs well).

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