Look! Extending Your Bookshelf

Small space dwellers are always looking for creative ways to create storage without the feeling of bulky furniture taking up the room. Going vertical is the perfect way to create storage spaces while providing visual depth in the space.

We spotted this photo of an IKEA Expedit bookcase with additional shelving on top and thought it was a great use of form + function. Not only does the additional shelving provide needed space, it feels light and balanced. Try this small space desing tip in your own space if you are looking to add a home for collections, books, storage.

[Photo via The Felt Mouse from Apartment Therapy LA's Flickr pool]

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