Design Tip: Backwards Books

In our latest project reveal (Homestead) we showed you how we styled a large TV unit.


One of our styling favorites for any piece of furniture with open shelving is backward books. Backward books? Yes. Backward books.


Practically speaking, shelves...especially bookshelves...are great for storing books. But book covers can be all sorts of wild and crazy colors, which doesn't always work for the overall aesthetic of a room. Easy solution: flip the books backwards so you see the ivory pages. Your rainbow colored book collection is instantly a neutral palette. 

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So pretty.

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And, so free. (The best kind of style tip)

In case you're in the market for some brass decor: gold orb / pheasant bookends / small gold lantern

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