Do you love to read? If you have a collection of books like I do, storage becomes an issue. Sure, you can go buy bookshelves. And that works just fine. But dedicating a space to your books with built-in bookshelves is a lot more fun, and definitely more stylish.
Feeling inspired to make a commitment to your tomes? Here's a collection of built-in ideas that will have you ready to read. Not much of a reader? Built-ins are great for tchotchkes too!
An entire wall dedicated to bookshelves can be overwhelming. Make it work by varying the size of shelves and perhaps adding space for a TV. Make top shelves easy to reach by adding a library ladder.
A clever way to fit a built-in into a tight space is to frame out a doorway.
Adding larger doors to built-ins while still leaving the top shelves exposed creates a more streamlined look without eliminating display space.
For other built-in inspiration, you can read the entire article here.