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5 Ways to Sneak In a Bookshelf

02/13/2015 10:58 am ET | Updated Apr 15, 2015

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Photography by JAMES MERRELL

For the Minimalist at Heart
A luxurious drape not only adds to the dynamic of a room but makes for an ideal cover-up when entertaining -- an instant and effortless move towards a decluttered space!

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Photography by JUSTIN BERNHAUT

A Clever Disguise
In a room filled with pattern, a monotone bookcase provides balance, seamlessly transitioning within the elements of the space.

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Photography by FRANCESCO LAGNESE

The Package Deal
A curated bookcase is an integral component of any decor scheme. Built-in shelves elevate the ambience while simultaneously housing everything from titles and prints to that decorative collection of one-of-a-kind vases.

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Photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

New Uses
Having a tough time letting go of that vast DVD collection? Designate them to an old china cabinet, propping a print against the glass to distract from the contents within.

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Photography by DOUGLAS FRIEDMAN

Interior Distractions
A built-in case serves as the perfect backdrop, adding a bold dynamic to the decor. If the space feels too busy, divert the attention with eye-catching prints fastened on opposing sides of the shelves.