Whether you’re a bookworm itching to declutter or feel your look is the same-old-story, consider an easy bookcase upgrade. Bookcases are an “open book” when it comes to style and storage options. Whether you want to create a richly rustic feel or a clean and simple sanctuary, a bookcase is a great way to personalize your space and tell your own story.

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Sculptures, candles, framed photos and your favorite flowers or greenery can really bring a bookcase to life.

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Show off your favorite read with a pretty hardcover edition. Add a touch of character by placing it in an interesting way.

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For added warmth, flank the bookcase with an area rug. A rolled throw can also bring color, texture and a cozy touch to the scene.

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Pull up a seat for the perfect hideaway destination. An accent chair or two fosters an intimate feel.

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Make room for storage, storage and more storage. Decorative boxes not only hide clutter but they’re also perfect for storing away extra books, knicknacks or reading glasses.

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No matter how you upgrade your bookcase space, we hope our decor tips will inspire you. Share with us your favorite reading space on Instagram with the hashtag #MyAshleyHome.

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