In Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber's Vermont cottage, a bookcase is designed with a mantel-like shelf "to make it hearth like, since we don't have a proper fireplace," Heekin says. Love the surprise of flowers on bookshelf.
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