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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Coastal Cool
Photo: Lisa Romerein

Coastal Cool

When it comes to styling your shelves, less can be more. With particularly valuable or special collectibles, such as these coral items and teal vases, consider letting them stand on their own to really showcase their beauty. Keep it visually interesting by painting or wallpapering the back of the shelving in a coordinating color.

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