11/10/2014 10:55 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

A Surprising Way To Organize Books, From Mark Cutler (VIDEO)

If you're overrun with books, Mark Cutler, chief designer at suggests using them to create a table! Stack them under your coffee table, or stack them together with a sheet of glass over them to form a side table. Mark says that the key to making them look organized is to arrange the books by color. Not only is it easier to locate a book visually by stacking them this way, but it gives the table you're creating a more cohesive look.

For more of Mark's expert decor tips, view the slideshow below:

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