Thanks so much for featuring our project! We hope your floating shelves go well.
I used floating shelves in my office! LOVE the lighthing you’re looking at!
I love the natural wood. I think they go with the great wall color.
Please tell how you are going to create long floating shelves that are wall to wall. We want to do something similar in our office and I need a tutorial!
I wish you hadn’t dismissed the natural wood or green shelves. They could look really elegant in the same shade (only in a glossier finish) -especially if you are going for a cozy library feel (which is how those brass lights read). White open shelves could read “kitchen” in there because of the lack of other architectural elements, unless they are pact to the gills with books. Hope you don’t mind me putting in my two cents. ;) -Caitlin
This room is going to be awesome! I would love a reading room!
I can’t wait to watch this project come together! The shelves will look so good when you’re done!
i think building out the wall will be really special and make it look sophisticated and custom
I like the natural wood version better! It might be more expensive to get a nice look (vs just painting any shelves white) but I think it looks much more high end. Either way it’ll be gorgeous, I’m loving this room!
I read your post and was on Pinterest and saw this and thought of your room!
Those lights (which are awesome) are usually called library sconces .. I think? The ones in the photo are one arm (instead of two arm which have more articulated joints) I think these are pretty close:
Sadly they are awesome… and not ever cheap.
I hacked something similar, but unfortunately the wiring wasn’t as easy as I had hoped so I had to change the plan and it didn’t end up looking like what I hoped for.
we are lacking book shelves for sure in our place right now and it drives me crazy! So many books packed away. That second picture of the bookshelves and the cozy couch in the middle makes me want to curl up and read a book asap! That color green is still making me weak in my knees. So beautiful.
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