You'll never believe how easy it is to take an old piece an make a huge statement like this old ladder did. The wall was big and empty before, and now hold character and sentimentality.

Lovely Ladder Shelf

An old ladder can be converted into a multitude of things. Lean it against a wall and hold your blankets, or you can decorate it up to each season or holiday. Or you can hang it with decor or drape seasonal greenery.

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Living Room Shelves

Trish this is the front room idea . The room after with bespoke built in cabinetry hand painted in Little Greene Slaked Lime Dark

Looks great in the pic, but in real life, I think it would be difficult to maintain (items on open shelves) without devolving into clutter.

The new family room also functions as a home office, thanks to an ingenious floor-to-ceiling media center. A sliding door on the cabinets conceals the TV, and doors fold down into desks. File drawers and a printer station are concealed below

One more - desire to inspire - -  Cassandra Ellis

grey shelves and wall panelling by cassandra ellis interior design - perfect set up for fireplace in family room.

Contemporary alcove cabinet with 'Zig Zag' floating shelves

Fitted wardrobes examples in London, wardrobe interior design pictures, check our alcove units and bookshelves with cupboards and floating shelves

10. Alternate colors, sizes, and orientation to add visual interest

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elle decor's nantucket retreat with a white living room, built in book shelves, striped ottomans and glass coffee table. You should see the kitchen in this place!

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