New Favorite Trend: Stacking Books

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One of my favorite new trends is a unique way to display your favorite books: stacking one on top of the other. It’s a simple way to mix up your current bookshelf or create new displays around the house.

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I love the way stacked books look on ledges, like the above left photo, or the way the ‘invisible bookcases’ (shown below) work seamlessly into the above right room.

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Follow the jump for more great ideas and where to find the shelving units displayed!

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Turning your favorite coffee table books into a side table is genius! Add a tray to protect your favorites from glass marks and dust.

Images and shelves from the very top:

*Southern Accents and Apartment Therapy
*Point Click Home, Traditions Journal, Real Simple bench suggestion (featured on Apartment Therpy) and Rol.
*Invisible bookshelves from Design Within Reach (found on Web Urbanist)
*First room – unknown, Apartment Therapy, Interiors by Francesca
*Pottery Barn & CB2 (found at Apartment Therapy)

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  1. Morgan says

    Hi Brenda, You can find great book stacking shelves at CB2, Crate & Barrel, Target and possibly West Elm. I hope that helps!


  2. says

    Its true, stacking books is a new rend. But there is a way to do it so that it looks classy and stylish and theres a way to do it so that it just looks messy!

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