A perfect living room teases and pleases the eye in a manner that feels edgy and fun while simultaneously catering to one’s need to pile up or curl in in the most casual way. If you have some shelves in your living room, you can decorate them with several ways or items. Here are several ideas to decorating living room shelves. Books can be organized by grouping similar jacket colors like blues and greens or by subject matter when you display them with items of a similar theme. For example, display books about the ocean with seashells and beach glass. Stack books both vertically and horizontally. Use books stacked horizontally as pedestals under smaller items, such as a small glass dish or paperweight. Decorating living room shelves for storage, placing items like magazines or paperback books in woven wood or seagrass baskets. Clear glass bottles or vases come in handy for storing small, delicate objects like tiny seashells. Use containers in innovative ways for interesting twists, such as a coiled rope placed in a large glass bowl.
Or you can decorating living room shelves to create visual appeal by grouping like items in odd numbers of three or five. Style each shelf as a separate vignette that relate to each other as a collective whole. Repetition of colors and shapes helps unify the display.