Bookshelf contents can say a lot about the person. Combine books with personal knickknacks for a styled, decluttered look that is as individual as you are. “Place your favorite keepsakes or special items you collect on your travels in combination with your favorite books," says Laurel & Wolf interior designer Kimberly Winthrop.
This fun and funky nursery blends neutral walls and and armchair with a red side table, purple poof, and green chevron rug. Classic children's books become part of the decor on three white floating shelves, and an oversized bunny decal is encircled by colorful pinwheels.
A modern stainless steel faucet turns over the white bathtub in this master bathroom. A long window positioned above the tub lets in natural light while keeping the tub comfortably private. Neutral travertine tile walls add a beautiful finish against the sleek tub and wood floating shelves.
Open cabinets -- or just shelving -- is a surprise in a kitchen. Usually we're trying to hide stuff! Here, simple tile walls and classic Carrera marble tile countertops create the perfect setup for these rustic shelves used to hold liquor bottles and wine. Any other materials or colors might have made the space feel too busy.
Striking blue walls excite in this updated traditional dining space. Pulling the blue up the staircase draws the eye and accents the pretty built-ins. The room feels timeless with stunning traditional furniture including a small curved buffet ideal for storing heirloom china.
The view of this kitchen in a revamped Mexican restaurant, which was previously enclosed, is an engaging component of the social experience where guests can observe and feel part of the thoughtful food preparation process, as in the home of a friend. Bold, bright orange tile and walls and yellow trim enliven the space.
Tiny black, gray and white subway tiles create a fun background for this built in wall cubby. A trio of glass shelves creates simple and stylish storage space. A stainless steel rim finishes the fixture for a functional bathroom addition.
This modern kitchen design features contemporary blue base cabinets and open shelves, white glass front display cabinets, white marble countertops, bold black and white patterned wall tile, and gas range.
This modern kitchen detail features bold black and white marble wall tile with metallic accents, blue floating shelves and base cabinets with bronze hardware, contemporary white marble countertops, and metallic window accents.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It, the Jowett family's multi purpose, open concept dining room/kitchen combo lacked a focal point. By moving the stairs to the basement, designer Hilary Farr was able to redefine the dining area and create a focal wall with built in shelving.