Friday, February 11, 2011




My living room bookshelf has been bugging me visually for quite a while, so when I saw this lovely apartment with the color coded books via 16 House, I knew I had to give it a try. My kids were just getting home from school and they were happy to help me pull all the books off the shelves and rearrange. It took us about half an hour and I have to say, I love the result! My eye is no longer drawn all over the place by randomly placed red book spines and I like the way there are solid blocks of concentrated color. Isn't it funny how such a small change can make you feel so much better about a space?
Have a good weekend!

6 comments:

Jane Flanagan said...

I love this! I've always arranged books by colour too. I love it visually. Plus, it's how I always remember a book so it makes it easy to find them too!

Jill said...

thanks, jane! i love the books you have arranged on your blog banner, the colors are so pretty! if only all my book spines were lovely pastels like that ;)

ashley maureen said...

i love love love this! what a great idea. (don't you love no-cost ideas that totally brighten things?) i might just have to try this... if i have enough books of different colors!

Julia said...

Nice blog you have! :)

blue moss said...

i love how it looks!!!
makes me want to change my bookshelf....
hope you have a great weekend
michelle

Jill said...

hi ashely, yes, you should try it, it's so easy :)

thank you, julia!

i hope your weekend was great too, michelle :)