Monday, July 18, 2011

Books,books, and more books!

 

Books have always been a staple in my decorating….lately though I am really loving the look of bundled books! There is just something so appealing about the books with the spines exposed…..they just add so much texture!

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Not all the books have the covers removed….some are bound in gorgeous leather!

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And some are just for decorative purposes because they are so pretty!

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This book was my latest find…..it is a small pocket hymnal! I do not recognize a single song though!

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All of the bundled books were found with their covers already removed or the covers were in very poor condition. So, no books were harmed…………

8 comments:

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

I adore old books, too. Especially the old leather ones. I have been finding quite a few lately.

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

Hi Des!
I am with Kim, loving old books.
My most favorite are the marble covered ones!

Your spineless books are wonderful!
We started selling these at our little antique booth/shop. When books have lost their covers or bindings...it gives them another life! Re-purpose.
Your hall table looks amazing.
xx

Judy said...

You know I love books! I love bundled books, leather books, any kind of book. Your vignettes look great girl!

Judy

Brenda Eason said...

Beautiful....I just love old books. I have a problem passing them up when I go to sales,Flea Markets and the salvage stores. I always wonder just who owned these old books.
Blessings,Brenda

niartist said...

Gorgeous Des, and yes, I love that look too! I can't say that I've never harmed a book in making them though! :( I KNOW ... I KNOW!
xo,
a

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Beautiful as always Des!

Martha said...

lovely home -- it is always nice to see another fellow Kansan blogger -- we're in the southeast corner -- about an hour south of Overland Park.

I'm adding you to the "Friends of Linderhof" on my sidebar.

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