Monday, March 4, 2024

Younger Daughter's bookshelves

If you recall, I shipped out Younger Daughter's library to her European duty station a couple months ago.

At the time, she was engaged in adding a dramatic splash of color to her apartment to alleviate the stark white walls. She did this by painting some IKEA shelves a dark blue, then wallpapering the backs. At first glance, the wallpaper choice seems garish, but as you'll see it turned out splendid.

She sent me photos after the shelves were set up. Unquestionably the end result was a vast improvement over a start white room.

She finally got the shipment of books in, and was able to populate the shelves somewhat.

She also bit the bullet and purchased a couch to replace the battered old one she had.

Her apartment is looking very homey! There's nothing like books to dress up a room, in my opinion.


  1. Hey you! I just sent you an email. If you don't get it (because I might still have the old one) let me know. I have info to share. - Ron aka Orange Jeep Dad

  2. Very chic! Nice mix of colors.

  3. Very nice, I agree military accommodations are pretty bleak, good job dressing up her place.

  4. This looks very good. Good for her.

  5. I love the colors she has put in her room! Looks very chic and homey at the same time.