how to choose a bookshelf

Between the expansive blank wall and the stacks of books in our living room, it’s pretty obvious we need a bookshelf. Now the question is . . . which one? Á la our Rug Runoff, I’ve selected a handful of my favorite bookshelves and I’m hoping you can help me pick the one that will ...

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Matisse_sideboard_Bungalow5.jpg

I'm excited to say that my media center, the 1990s boob tube and the bench it sits on, is finally getting an upgrade. Our flat screen and my Matisse cabinet from Bungalow 5 have amazingly arrived on the same day. To me the TV means very little, but the cabinet will make my ...

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simple-home-decorating-project

Mike has been collecting antique skis since he was 16 years old--and as adorable as that is, we now have more than 30 seven-foot-long objects collecting dust in a storage unit. As decorative objects, the hardware and wood are actually quite pretty, and the skis offer a hysterical look at the safety standards of the ...

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Bedroom Decorating Ideas Suitcase Storage

In our early decorating days, I spotted three gorgeous sets of vintage leather suitcases at a yard sale and swooned on the spot. After I saw this picture (above) in the new book by the DIY goddesses of Salvage Studio, I wasn't dreaming of jet-setting with the butter-yellow hatbox and teal steamer trunk; instead I ...

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