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We say you should judge a book by its cover! Books not only say a lot about who you are but also they’re great conversation starters. What’s more, they add a wonderful design element to your rooms. Why not show off your intellectual side and display some of your favorites? We’ve come up with some affordable ideas to get you booking it, and you won’t even need to buy a bookshelf!

Fill The Basket

Stack your books in a cute basket. Choose solid wood, wicker, or even dainty metal. Perfect for that country chic home with a rustic flair!

Image via Essential Home.

Dress The View

One thing we all have are window sills! Take advantage of this precious area and decorate it with your books. You might even add some plants. This strategy will maximize design without sacrificing space.

Image via Homedit.

Spark Interest At The Door

We love how this entryway combines the books with candles, plants, and baskets! It doesn’t get more inviting than this!

Image via Capital FM.

Show Them Off

A gorgeous coffee table is always a wonderful centerpiece for books! They might even spark a conversation or two with guests. Need more in-depth ideas on displaying yours? Check out our blog post on Styling Your Coffee Table!

Keep Them Afloat 

Create a library on your wall! Floating shelves are a great solution when you lack space for a bookshelf or want a minimal design. Choose anything from invisible shelves to rustic wood; there are so many on the market that will fit the design style you’re going for!

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