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Bookshelf Design Ideas For Your Home

Bookshelf design ideas for your home

Check out these bookshelf ideas for your home and wave goodbye to the mundane.

Bookshelves come in all shapes and sizes, some are tall some are small. However, if you have no variety in the bookshelves you choose, reading can become a boring affair. This quick read will give you an insight into bookshelf ideas for your home.

DIY Bookshelf Design

Today will be a DIY kind of day! We are all born with the skill of imagination, but how many of us use it? Imagination should be a spark for one’s creation. Saying this it’s time for us from DC to help you create your pallet bookshelf. Do you like wood? Do you have spare parts of timber lying in and around your home, well then it’s time to gather those pieces and stack them together. Use a measuring tape to determine the amount of space you have to create this type of bookshelf. Gather wood, use nails and glue to put it together in the shape and size you prefer. A quick tip: you might want to use gloves while making your piece of art to avoid any wood splinters. Once your pallet bookshelf is ready it’s time to decorate, you can paint it with the colour of your choice, or use 3D stickers for a cool, quirky look.

Bookshelf design for home where we tell you how to do it yourself with all items
A DIY Pallet bookshelf with books and plants on display

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Home Office Bookshelf Design

Whether it is at home, or away from home, the office is a place where you often spend a lot of time. For people who love a rustic touch, this bookshelf design for your home is just the right fit. Made from cherry wood, for an elegant finish, this bookshelf design is sure to merge in with your home interiors. Along with a chest of pull out drawers and cabinets for a clutter-free arrangement this home bookshelf gives you horizontal shelves, so you also have ample room to add some decor.

Bookshelf design for home to create your home office which is a place where you spend a lot of time
A elegant built-in bookshelf made of wood seeped into a wall

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Living Room Bookshelf Design

Are you born with a reading list that will never end? Are you the kind of bookworm who likes a bit of entertainment while reading? Do you keep your television on or listen to music? Then this bookshelf is made for you. This extended bookshelf/TV unit makes room for your entertainment. You can place your television in the middle, and all your favourite books within arms reach right beside it. Home theatre and a library together make a crazy, cosy combination.

Home bookshelf for living room for those who like entertainment while reading with home theatre and cosy library
A television unit merging into a bookshelf in a modern living room

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Abandon Me Not!

A long, long time ago there was a bookshelf, stacked with lots of books, but not anymore sadly the book worm disappeared, and abandoned was the bookshelf. Does this story sound familiar? If you have abandoned your bookshelf and have no idea what to do with it, well here is an idea. No one made a rule that bookshelves must be used only to stack books. Glass or ceramic vases give an elite look to your home which can be placed on a bookshelf along with indoor plants, souvenirs and family photos. If you are the kind that collects antiques, then what’s better than a bookshelf to display them on.

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A simple bookshelf placed against a beautiful lavender wall, with vases, plants and showpieces

Unique Bookshelf Design

Not just you but your bookshelves deserve to stand out too! Having a unique bookshelf in your home will definitely be an eye-catcher for your family and friends. This creatively designed bookshelf geometric shapes makes stacking your books a fun experience. If you have kids then getting them to put their books away will be a piece of cake and watching them fall neatly over one another will be a game.

This is DC’s take on bookshelf designs for your home. Have you got any quirky creative ways that you have used to design your bookshelves at home? We would love to know all about it. Leave your suggestions below in the comments section.

Bookshelf ideas for home which can be the eyecatcher for your family and friends
A unique Beachwood bookshelf for a fun stacking experience

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Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at Design Cafe home interiors blog.

Shreya Bilagi

Shreya Bilagi is a content writer at Design Cafe who has a creative and adventurous personality. She has worked in the media for the past four years starting off as a Radio Jockey with Radio Mirchi and later an anchor on television. Her love for dogs is infinite. Art and culture, spirituality, theatre, travelling, Netflix and wine all fall under her circle of passion.

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