not much i love more than an antique fireplace and books | Vogue American Pastoral Miranda Brooks and Bastien Halard's Brooklyn Home 2

I love this story that I spotted in a recent Vogue. Chic couple (Miranda Brooks and her architect husband Bastien Halard) move from Manhattan to Brooklyn in search of more space for their two girls.


I want a personal study/library in my house! I want a few floor to ceiling bookshelves like this

Middle of the bookcase

In Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber's Vermont cottage, a bookcase is designed with a mantel-like shelf "to make it hearth like, since we don't have a proper fireplace," Heekin says. Love the surprise of flowers on bookshelf.

Sidney Morning Herald {off - white eclectic rustic vintage classic modern living room} by recent settlers, via Flickr

one day john & i will have a room with floor to ceiling built-in bookshelves and art covering every inch of the walls

Cool bookcase idea.

30 Marvelous Bookshelf Walls

27 Perfect Spots To Curl Up With A Book- This looks manly to me but if you had a different color sofa & bright decor, it would be nicer to me. Of course, the photo could just make it appear dark,

27 Perfect Spots To Curl Up With A Book

A great place to curl up. I've always dreamed of having an indoor library as a room in my future home. Comfy chairs, coffee table, shelves upon shelves of books, open backyard window, NO tv in that room.

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A library enveloped in grayish-green/blue-painted bookshelves with handsome moldings and trim work. And the room leaves plenty of space for a cozy fireplace, a desk for studying and a comfortable couch for reading.

The big window would be great for the bedroom cause in the morning if it's too sunny I'll hide my face in my boyfriend's chest

9 Amazing Home Library Ideas

A study nook by the window that is integrated with the shelves. (Casa da Escrita / João Mendes Ribeiro) love the built in desk!

Great reading nook - Daily Dream Decor

Great reading nook (Daily Dream Decor)

Eating/ reading nook with ethnic pillows, yellow table and built in book storage. Could go funkier with pillows in the little library room and a colorful table. (Stacey logged in as Avery)

turquoise library / study / bookcase with lamps and sofa to match - a delightfully colorful reading nook

teal library with built-in bookcases -- love the color with the splashes of orange. Someday I WILL have a library for all my books!

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I want to see more books and less open space! But similar concept to my dream library: walls of books and large desk in the centre.

Such a great room! Tall ceilings always look good. I love the built-in bookcase but I know I'd never, ever get to read the books that I can't reach.

Its my dream to have a library ladder in my house someday. Floor to ceiling bookcases offer plenty of space to showcase a vast collection of books. A ladder gives access to books placed high on the bookcase.

Books bring color to this airy living room.

Light library space, with lovely white armchairs and floor to ceiling bookshelves, artfully stocked. Floor to ceiling bookshelves with ladder.