Modern bookends – Your books are becoming a strain on your storage? They need not be. Books and make functional and decorative Here are some ways to use them creatively. Make two stacks of coffee-table-type books together and place a long rectangular piece of glass over the stacks.
Create modern bookends with books by propping up the little ones on the back of a piano or on a ledge in the hall, stand up larger ones in the back of a deep desk or dresser or by them on the tops of kitchen cabinets and armoires to put high. Leave the books play a role in a special center, mantle decor or table cape. Easter, for example, you can display a basket of colored eggs, a stuffed bunny and a storybook Peter Rabbit.
Modern bookends give a tidy look, so they are a plus in decor. Control of the books by integration of attractive color and collectibles in bookshelf screens can turn the shelves in a design statement, instead of a decorating distraction. Be creative in finding places for bookcases, especially if you book more than space. Small bookcases can often be squeezed into a porch, hall or stair landing, and large works great as a room divider.