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Dining Room Turned Library (Three Boys)

I missed posting about this in June (where did the month go?).  I am in love with what Sarah of Three Boys has done with her dining room.  Turning it into a library was ingenious and her budget minded furnishings are amazing.  The bookcases from IKEA with added crown molding gives a truly built-in look.  Makes me want to sit down and read a good book on a rainy day…  Read more here.

Enjoy!

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Shelves to Headboard: A Space Saving Idea

Many of you who own older homes have the same problem I have – small bedrooms with every nook has to be maximized.  Here is a handy idea from Better Homes and Gardens  of turning book shelves into a headboard which not only provide much needed storage but also act as a piece of art.

These units could be found by looking in thrift stores or here are some already painted white available at Target.  A couple of these would do the trick!

Fill it full with books, pictures, artwork and what-nots for a very impressive focal point in your bedroom.

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