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5 Easy & Fun Ways to Set Up Your New Bookshelf

Have you recently bought a bookshelf but don’t know how to start setting it up? There are several ways you can set up a bookshelf for aesthetic purposes, whether you plan on putting it in your bedroom or living room. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Books, of Course!

Bookshelves are home to all sorts of objects nowadays, but of course they were created with the idea to line up your books! However, there are a few ways to organize your books. The first way is by color. You can shelf your books in rainbow order, starting with red and ending with purple and moving to pink, white, gray, black, and brown. This is a great way to set up an aesthetically pleasing bookshelf, especially if you don’t have a ton of books. The other way to organize your books, of course, is in alphabetical order. You may prefer this method if you own a lot of books and want to be able to find the one you’re looking for quickly!

Get Colorful

If you organize your books in rainbow order or in another way according to color, then you can amp up your bookshelf game in a simple way: add decor that matches those colors! You may have a decorative red mug to place in front of your red and orange books. You may have a yellow candle to complement your yellow and green books. You may have pink and purple nail polish bottles to sit next to their respective color books. You may have a small succulent with a black and white potholder to sit next to those books. Adding such accessories elevates your bookshelf and adds to the colorful organization!