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More Library Inspiration | Unusual Library Spaces

in bath, Bathroom, Books, creative, Library, repurpose

My last Library post was all about Double Duty rooms and how to create a library space within another room. Those were primarily in Family/Living Rooms, Dining Rooms and Bedrooms. In my look at Home Libraries, I’ve come across even …

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Double Duty |Creating a Home Library in Another Room

in Books, Dining, Library, Master Suite

I recently posted an article about the future of home libraries in our digital age. This was sparked by my work on a home library interior design project. Much of the feedback I received was that the Beautiful Habitat readers wished they …

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Love it or Leave it | Lacquered Wood Paneling in Bold Hues

in Blue, Dining, Dramatic, family-friendly, Gray, green, Happy Colors, Home Office, Library, Love it or Leave It, orange, Wall Covering, walls

I’m seeing lacquered walls and wood paneling everywhere these days. The beauty of lacquered walls is that they fit equally well in modern and traditional room decor. Lacquering a serious library in a not-so-serious color can modernize and relax a …

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Design Inspiration | Future of the Home Library

in Books, furniture, Home Office, Library, lighting, Traditional, Work Space

I’m working on a Home Library design in a beautiful, traditional home in Denver. Few homes have these beautiful, inviting, bonus rooms, and I fear that even fewer will in the future. Libraries, public and private, really are a treasure. …

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