How many shelves should I use in a bookcase or built in shelving?

Bookcases and wall units normally look best with a couple of shelves removed. That is, unless you want shelving for displaying books only. Built in cabinets can look great with a few large accessories. In the Greensboro NC homeowner’s room below, the opposite wall (not shown) housed all their favorite books, that left these wall […]

When I entertain, how do I get guests to move from the kitchen to the living room? 5 tips to lure guests to the living room!

We’ve all had the same problem, everyone stays in the kitchen, no matter how crowded it gets. It can be fun for awhile, but then you wish everyone would spread out among the other living areas. Here’s 5 tips to lure guests away from the kitchen! 1)  Make use of a console table or sofa […]

How many inches between bookcase shelves?

How many inches apart should bookshelves be?  How about letting the following determine the height or distance between your shelves: 1) The height of your books 2) The quantity of books you want to display 3) The height of your favorite art or accessories 4) Whether you prefer a clean uncluttered look, or prefer lots […]