The Biggest Baddest Bookshelf Bonanza

The Biggest Baddest Bookshelf Bonanza

Sarah Rae Smith
Apr 6, 2010

Bookshelves can be as personal as a finding the perfect pair of underpants (if only we could find Dora Underoos in our size). They can be big, small, long or tall and don't forget bright, light, or plain old out of sight. 15 of our favorites are after the jump, tell us which one you love, lust over or are planning on making in the near future!

Although some of the setups below aren't your typical "bookcase" many spaces are too small for such things, so we made sure to include a few book storage alternatives as well. Is there a particular style you fancy more than others? Let us know in the comments below!

First Row, Left To Right
Top Ten: Display Bookcases
Baroque Bookshelves
Cloud Shelf
Flickr Find: Refinished Bookshelf
Billy Jader Bookcase from Ikea

Second Row, Left To Right
Elmer Bookcase by Vilac
Good Idea: Turn a Bookcase into a Front Facing Book Display
Space Saving Idea: Revolving Bookcases
Rain Gutter Bookshelves
How To: Make Shelves Out of Fruit Crates

Third Row, Left To Right
Fabric Magazine Organizer by Reisenthel
Storage Crates from Rose and Grey
Book Storage Systems by Guidecraft
Inspiration: Corner Library
Good Questions: Securing a Barrister's Bookcase

(Images: As linked above)

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