Each book tells a story. Each bookshelf holds the potential to bring a book to life. The impact of reading and the power of the images that document it should not be underestimated.

It is a joy to collect, read, and display books.   My passion lies in not only highlighting books on a bookshelf, but also telling their stories through display and design.

Create a cozy atmosphere with fireplace built-ins. Decorate with vintage wooden train sets, brass candlesticks, salvaged windows, and so much more!

When it comes to decorating fireplace built-ins, there are numerous creative and stylish options to consider. Here are some design ideas to inspire your fireplace built-ins decor:

Check out these 20+ decorating ideas to try when decorating with books and built-ins for your own home:

Check out these Christmas decorating ideas for fireplace built-ins too incorporating musical instruments.

Bring books to life by creating your very own home library.  Home libraries don't need to be extravagant.  Learn more about how to design your own library.

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