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Decorating Advice

15 Picture-Perfect Ways To Step Up Your #Shelfie Game

Bored of your bookshelf? Take a page from our collection of stylish shelves!

Dining Room

Ask A Designer: How To Add Interest With Built-In Bookcases

In this Ask A Designer column, Jennifer Koper shares her ideas for making an awkward living-dining room more polished. Question: The angled wall in my living room has me stumped, and I’m not sure what to put on my bare walls. Could you help me with furniture and lighting? — T.M.,…

Decorating & Design

10 Things You’ll Find On A House & Home Shelf

Steal a page from the designers and editors whose work we feature in House & Home and learn the elements of the perfect “shelfie.” No longer just a storage area, bookshelves are an artistic statement. Here’s how to make your shelves magazine-approved and Pinterest-worthy.

Decorating Advice

Design Hack: Bench Bookshelf

Double-duty furniture is a must-have in small spaces and family homes, and this combined bench and bookshelf in senior editor Sally Armstrong’s basement is a particularly clever solution. Shelves built under the seat not only keep clutter at bay, but also add visual interest, putting a collection of…

DIY Projects

DIY: Bookshelf Redux

Senior editor Morgan Michener shares step-by-step instructions on how to dress up a bookshelf with decorative backing.

DIY Projects

DIY Industrial Bookshelf

How to customize basic garage shelving.

Best Paint Colors

Book Styling Tricks

Lynda Reeves on the art of display.

Best Paint Colors

Styling A Bookshelf

One shelf, three ways.

Decorating & Design

Hidden Storage

Concealing TV and living room accessories.

DIY Projects

DIY Display Shelf

Build extra storage for magazines & books.

Decorating & Design

Bold Bookends

Prop books up in style.

DIY Projects

Stylish DIY Bookshelf

How to personalize your shelves.

Decorating & Design

Stunning Bookshelves

Drawing inspiration from unstyled bookshelves.


Wall Of Bookcases

Deciding what to put on a large bookshelf.

DIY Projects

DIY Floating Shelf

An easy storage solution for a small space.