Embrace the Stack and Pile
I truly believe pets and books make a house feel like a home! In my current diminutive dwelling, I am still in search of bookshelves that can stylishly squeeze into my design scheme. Until then I have embraced the art of the “stack and pile.”
My collection of vintage books sits neatly displayed on a pair of bedroom nightstands, and the TV armoire shows off hardcover books most people would reserve for the coffee table.
Stack Books Artfully on a Chair
A salvaged flea market chair with an extra-wide seat is the ideal landing for stacks of treasured design and art books. A vintage metal tray below holds a spillover of books that are oddly shaped or in paperback.
Covered metal bins line up in the foyer and hide all of the DIY and how-to books that have guided me through many paint and fabric projects. They are my reliable design friends, but their tattered covers have seen better days and need to stay undercover.
Think of your piles of books as movable displays.
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