Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn; Stylist: Tracey Rapisardi; Designer: Lisa Knowlton
Painting this built-in bookcase the same color as the walls makes the small living area look bigger because it doesn't interrupt visual movement throughout the space. The shelves provide a perfect backdrop for brightly colored accent pieces. Just don't overdo it with accessories or youâÂ€Â™ll start to crowd-and thus shrink-the space.
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