Bookshelf Décor

Decorate your Bookshelf!

Hallmark movies celebrate books with romantic storylines centering around literature-loving characters like authors, bookstore owners, and even a librarian like Aurora Teagarden. 

Here are a few suggestions to make your bookshelves a cozy, inviting spot perfect for unwinding with a good book.

Books and bookstores add such a lovely touch to the storylines in Hallmark Movies! They create a charming backdrop.

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When it comes to decorating your bookshelf, it is important to remember that it’s not just about the books. Having a well-decorated bookshelf can help to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in any home. Besides lots of books to fill up your bookshelf, there are plenty of other decorations that you can use to give your bookshelf a special touch.


Art is one of the best ways to add a personal touch to your bookshelf. Whether you’re looking for a statement piece or something more subtle, artwork can help to add a bit of life and color to the shelves.

Easel Stand

These acrylic easel stands are super sturdy, crystal clear, and absolutely perfect for displaying paintings, pictures, awards, ads - you name it!

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Picture Frames

Picture frames are also a great way to add a bit of personality to your bookshelf. You can choose from a variety of frame styles and sizes to find the perfect fit for your bookshelf.


When it comes to organizing a bookcase, baskets can be a great way to keep your shelves looking neat and tidy. Whether you’re storing magazines, knick-knacks, or anything else that needs a home, baskets can provide the perfect solution. Not only do they look good on shelves, but they can also provide a stylish and functional storage solution.

Hyacinth Storage Baskets

Baskets are a great addition to bookshelves! This set includes 2 small, 1 medium, and 1 large natural hyacinth baskets that match any decor. Ideal for bookshelf storage!

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Step Ladder

Not only are ladders useful, but they can also bring a unique aesthetic to your home. I love the way my ladder looks against the shelves in my library – it brings a touch of charm and nostalgia to the space.

3 Step Ladder

I love this ladder with a folding stool step! It brings a touch of charm and nostalgia to the space.

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A rug can be a great way to make your library room more inviting and comfortable. It is a great way to add a touch of warmth and style to the space. Whether you choose a bold pattern or a subtle color, a rug can be the perfect way to make your library room a special and inviting place to read and think.

Distressed Area Rug

This rug is the one I purchased and used in my at-home library!

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Maps are also a great addition to your bookshelf. Whether you choose a vintage map of your hometown or a more modern map of a favorite city, maps can add a unique touch to your shelves.

Globe with Antique Shading

This antique globe adds elegance to any space.

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Blue Ocean Globe

I've had the pleasure of working in 3 different libraries, and each one has a version of this Replogle globe. It's always a hit with students who love spinning it and discovering new things! 🌎

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It’s time to enjoy yourself by filling your bookshelf with books that you adore and are eager to delve into.

One way to do this is to choose classic novels, books that have stood the test of time and have been popular for generations.

You can also fill your bookshelves with novels that you’ve already read and enjoyed.

Another way to stock your library is to choose books with a certain color scheme. Pick books that all match a certain hue, or find books with a unique cover design that’s sure to wow your visitors.

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Regardless of how you opt to arrange your book collection, the crucial aspect is to establish a spot where you can relish your books and moments of tranquility. Take a moment to cherish every page, every narrative, and every instant spent with your beloved books!

I transformed my living room space into a library room with IKEA’s Billy Bookcases and stylish decorative items. Now, it’s the ultimate spot for reading, relaxing, and studying.

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