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20 Amazing built-in bookshelf ideas for your home decor

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Built-in bookshelf solutions are fabulous for modern homes because they save space and look stylish: even if you have enough space, why not get some more? They also give you the chance to create your very own design that suits your space, style and specific needs. So, let’s have a look at a few great examples of built-in bookshelves for living areas, study-rooms or foyers and corridors. Customized built-in bookshelves can take up a whole wall area or an area recessed into the wall. They blend easily with the interior architecture of any space and are easy to match with furniture of any style. Built-in bookcases are less heavy on the eye than traditional free-standing bookshelves, often less expensive and easier to maintain too. If you are DIY person, built-in bookshelves are easy to make, so you can give it a go and try yourself at home.

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If you don’t own many books, use the shelf as a display area for your favorite collectibles. If you desperately need shelving to hold your large book collection, fill it up, but try color coding the books to make a design statement. With a little effort, even the most practical of bookcases can add personality to your space. In the slideshow you will find shelves packed with books to shelves that make strategic use of empty space. You are bound to find an idea that meets your design needs. Who knew that books could be viewed as decor?! Enjoy and don’t forget to leave us a comment as to which one was your favorite!