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Great for cookbooks in the kitchen! The bookcase by Erik Heywood for BOOK/SHOP.

random walkway turned into a library...beautiful...oh to own this many books :)

Love this idea for between kitchen and living room/. Interiorstyledesign: Often wasted and unused space, this hallway was converted into a mini library with the addition of rustic wood bookshelves. (via A Touch of Rustic Design

Architects Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown renovated a former tenant farmer's cottage in upstate New York, extended it with a screened porch, and furnished it to serve as their weekend retreat.  Photographs by Richard Powers via Homelife.

office bookshelves floor to ceiling bookshelves and a couch under the window in the main room of the house

Window seat bookcases. Not sure whether it is the view from the window and the style of the windows make this so appealing

We love everything about this window-filled corner, not to mention the view. The picture window maximizes the view, while the double-hungs give ventilation. We also love the low built-in book cases that have function as window seats.

Bookshelves that actually hold books! It looks great without any design to the layout.

Source: La Maison dAnna G Books, books more books. One of simplest yet most effective styling tools. Note how the shelving is minimal and the books do all the talking :) floor to ceiling shelves

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Not sure what I think about using lighting in side the cabinets in the craft room. Maybe glass front cabinets on top of it? I tend to put small lamps into book shelves. So we are going to need outlets in the bookshelves. Any bookshelves in the house.