Creative Ways to Organize Books

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Image: Apartment Therapy

We all have those piles of books that we have no idea what to do with. Will I ever read them? Do you I need to buy a bookshelf to store them all? Which room should I put them in? Here are some images that should inspire you to take your books from boring to a decorating tool for any space.

We see (above) that the homeowner has stacked the books in both spine and pages facing outwards. It’s a cool, creative way to use your books to decorate a space.

Image: Digs Digs

Create a fun look with your books by displaying them in stacks, side by side and pages facing outwards. It’s important  to randomly display each look to give a more cohesive vibe. And you can use ceramics and other decorative items to break up the books.

Image: Emmas Designblogg

If you have a large collection of magazines, like me, stack them beside your bed so that you always have them to read. And it’s a modern approach to displaying your magazines.

Image: Ensuss

I am all for displaying books with the pages facing outwards. It keeps things neutral and clean. And if you’re worried about not being able to find your favorite book, keep those books somewhere else that is accessible for you!

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Kirsten Grove has always had a passion for interior design. Simply Grove is Kirsten's creative outlet for all things aesthetically beautiful. Started in 2008 as a way to show off eye catching design and decor from all over the world, Simply Grove has become a hang-out for like-minded creatives with a love of interiors and an appetite for design eye-candy. You will also find Kirsten featured in publications and sites like Better Homes and Gardens, Lucky Magazine, RealLiving Magazine, Elle, and Design Sponge to just name a few. She was also named one of Babble’s Top 50 Design Mom Bloggers of 2011 and has been a speaker at Alt Summit 2011, 2012 and 2013.