Great Bookshelf Ornament!

February 19, 2017

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Gail Sisolak, who writes the delightful (if rather cat-photo-heavy) blog Wrote Trips, posted this photo on her     Facebook page; I don’t know where she found it.

But isn’t it wonderful?

 


Unusual Bookcases

February 11, 2017

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Apartment Therapy searched its archives and found these photos of ten bizarre-looking bookcases.

Some of these bookshelves are as expensive as they are unusual. The bookcase pictured above cost $860. Think how many books that much money would buy!

Found at Apartment Therapy’s Facebook page


Bookish Quotation du Jour

February 7, 2017

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Found at BuzzFeed’s Facebook page


Two Dozen Ideas for Home Bookshelves

February 5, 2017

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Some of these 24 ideas posted by BuzzFeed for shelving books at home have been posted before, some are downright dreadful-looking, and all of them look fairly pricey. But – hey – there’s no harm in looking, right? Maybe you could adapt one or more of these ideas in a more affordable form?

Found on BuzzFeed’s Facebook page


Another Bookish Quotation for Today

February 3, 2017

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“Books don’t make people good. Lots of terrible and mediocre people read (and write). Books aren’t medicine. They fix nothing. Good books ask little and repay us with enjoyment and endurance.”

– Patrick Kurp, from a blogpost at his blog Anecdotal Evidence

[Ilustration: The Open Door by Peter Vilhelm Ilsted (Danish artist, 1861-1933)]


Temporary Tattoos for Booklovers

February 3, 2017

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Back in 2014, BuzzFeed posted to the Internet”21 Literary Temporary Tattoos Every Book Lover Needs,” featuring several examples from the online catalog of the company that sells them, Lithographs.com.

(Sorry for the two-year delay in passing along the good news!)


A Gallery of Window Seats

February 3, 2017

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Although I’ve never found window seats comfortable myself (at least, not since I was a kid), window reading nook photos are always so attractive-looking!

If you’ve always hankered after installing one of these in your home, Onekindesign has posted photos of 35 different examples to inspire you.

Found at the Book Connections’ Facebook page