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Top 10 Most Beautiful Places to Read Books. Mark Twain said ““In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places to Read Books

I am sure Mark Twain will be more than amazed with look of those beautiful libraries around the world. Today’s article combine the top 10 most beautiful old, rustic and vintage looking libraries around the world. Every one of us will be more than happy to spend just few moments reading books at those beautiful libraries… The Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice Shakespeare and Company in Paris House on the Rock in Wisconsin.

25 Brilliant Ways to Decorate Your Stairs. When it comes to the home, we’re all about adding color and creativity in unexpected places.

25 Brilliant Ways to Decorate Your Stairs

From art in the Loovre to colorful furniture legs, we’ve made it our business to scour the web for the most creative, innovative, and inventive ways to customize our space. As we slowly but surely Brit-ify our new office space, we’re making a point of brainstorming creative ideas for every nook and cranny. This week’s focus? The stairs! Here are 25 inspiring ideas for decorating your stairs, from song lyrics to florals to our old friend chevron. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Photos du journal. Secret playroom behind wardrobe. This wardrobe is actually a secret entrance to a playroom.

Secret playroom behind wardrobe

The owner of the house had the wardrobe and figured he might as well add a touch of magic to the house for a pretty amazing result. This reminds me of an apartment I once visited in San Franciso. There were two refrigerators in the kitchen. One was normal and the other was a secret door. Curiouser and Curiouser.. 10 Kick-Ass Secret Passage Bookshelves. If there’s one dream that unites all bookish folks (aside from, you know, universal literacy) it’s the dream of having a secret passageway hidden behind a bookcase.

10 Kick-Ass Secret Passage Bookshelves

Ok, maybe it just unites some of us- but there’s no denying that there’s something super-nifty about having a bookcase that moves to reveal a space only you know about. You and your builder. Anywoot! Here’s a roundup of ten of my favorite bookish secret passageways from around the interwebs: Nothing says old money like a piano and a room hidden behind warm wood floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. Best Places to Get Free Books – The Ultimate Guide. When we were reviewing 10 of the best online resources for free books, we had a LOT of readers chime in with their own favorites as well.

Best Places to Get Free Books – The Ultimate Guide

Thank you for all your helpful contributions! In fact, we had so many suggestions, we have enough to compile a huge list from them, so here they are in no particular order: ManyBooks – Free eBooks for your PDA, iPod, or eBook reader – Thanks Tony Bryan & abben BookCrossing – Where real books are released into the wild to be found by others – Thanks EngtechLibraryElf – The perfect companion to a public library system – Thanks EngtechScribd – Open library to publish and discover documents online – Thanks CincauHangus Word Public Library – 400,000 PDF ebooks for download – Thanks EllenFree Tech Books – Free computer science and engineering books (+ lecture notes) – Thanks EllenBookins – Swap real books with other readers – Thanks Jimbob WellToldTales – Free short story podcasts (like audiobooks, but shorter) – Thanks Kevin C.

Bookshelf Porn. 10 World Map Decorating Ideas - @JetpacApp. Untitled. - StumbleUpon. 20 Cool Home Library Design Ideas. 15 Creative Home Library Shelves Organization Ideas. Home design DIY Kids Weddings Fashion and Style FOOD Cool stuff 15 Creative Home Library Shelves Organization Ideas It’s cool when you have a room to make a dedicate home library from it.

15 Creative Home Library Shelves Organization Ideas

Although for most of us that isn’t an option. A lot of people leave in apartments and small houses where space is at a premium. Nowadays there are plenty of ways to organize shelving systems that will accomodate as much books as you have. Share Source: bookshelfporn, home-designing More about home libraries, home library decorating, home library designs, home library furniture, home library ideas, home library pics, home library pictures, home library shelves 4 Comments Kelekona Says: September 30th, 2011 at 2:44 am That last picture seems impractical or else it gains color when it’s being halfway efficient.I agree about the coziness of books, but disagree with the expense. 7 Trackbacks For This Post 23 Interiors With Wallpapers That Imitate Books | Shelterness Says: May 25th, 2011 at 1:00 am [...]

The Great Geek Manual & The World's Most Beautiful Libraries - StumbleUpon. I make no secret of the fact that I’m a hardcore bibliophile, but we’re a common enough lot these day.

The Great Geek Manual & The World's Most Beautiful Libraries - StumbleUpon

And the one sight that always makes me linger over a webpage is rows and rows of neatly organized books. So, in an effort to draw more like-minded read here to my little blog, I decided to round-up a gallery of photos of some of the most beautiful libraries I’ve ever seen photos of. Enjoy. If you enjoy this gallery, make sure you check out our other list of The United States’ Most Beautiful Libraries!

Abbey Library St. The Astronomy Library of the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands Photo Credit: (Erik) Bristol Central Library Photo Credit: *Firefox The British Library reading room at the centre of the Great Court of the British Museum in London, England.