It can be really easy to slip into a pattern of thinking every surface and shelf in your home has to be flawless and Instagram-able and worthy of ten thousand double-taps. But the truth is, a little bit of irregularity (I refuse to write "imperfection") doesn't take away from a beautiful home, it adds character.
Exhibits a.-j.: These ten rooms, with un-done bookshelves that look like, you know, the people who live here use them as bookshelves and not just another place to stage a vignette.
Above: An interior designer's Dutch apartment from Inside Out
Photographer Jenny Brandt's Swedish apartment, from her blog Dos Family
An interior from photographer Katie Quinn Davies
A home shot by NYC photographer Daniel Seung Lee, via Desire to Inspire
John & Fabien's Elemental Home
A Moroccan interior from photographer Salva López
A Danish family apartment from Inside Out
Artist Britt Bass' Georgia home featured on The Everygirl
A retail/art installation of Rob Ryan's work from Supermarket Sarah
Art on a white bookshelf from Lonny