Thursday, January 20, 2011

Jackets Off


 A friend told me I should take the  jackets off all my books after looking at my bookshelf. I'm so glad I did. It looks so much better.  Now I'm flying around my house taking all the jackets off my books. You should see my recycle bin.

22 comments:

  1. Funny Pam, I have done the same thing. Amazing how much better it looks and I love when the books get a worn look. Why would we prefer they didn't?

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  2. I love the classics looks it gives books. Feels funny though, doesn't it?

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  3. Looks great! I've been contemplating doing the same...and you just convinced me. I may even do them by color...just for the Winter. :)

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  4. It makes your bookshelf look like it's full of timeless classics, I love it! I love Pandora (your last post) as well, I have it on all the time, I especially love it for Christmas music over the holidays.

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  5. My mom's interior designer taught her this trick years ago. It really makes a difference, non? I like it very much Pam!

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  6. Classy!!!!
    Off to look at my bookshelf!

    I love the painting of Hannah...and I love her bucket list. She is so adventurous.
    Making a bucket list sounds fun!

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  7. I'm headed in there tomorrow to copy you!
    As it was linking here, I thought, "Hmm. Warm snap in NE? Hadn't heard!" Then I wondered if it was books. Tricky!

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  8. LOVE LOVE LOVE ... we've been living like slobs at my house for all these years - off with our jackets ... right now!!

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  9. I don't like book jackets either. They should not make them and knock a buck off of books, IMO.

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  10. I had never thought of this. I think I will do it...but I have to think about it for a while first. But I LOVE the look!

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  11. welll....guess what I am going to do...looks like a completely different bookshelf doesn't it??? xoxo

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  12. one question?? Did you throw the jackets away?? I guess...why not??

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  13. I'm going to look at my bookshelf right now :))

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  14. Your book shelf looks great!

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  15. Hi Pam,
    I just wanted to thank you for your pizza dough recipe. Dough is rising and we'll have pizza tonight. My daughter has a digestive disease and we aren't able to eat out at this point in her recovery. so I was delighted to find your pizza night recipe. Thanks for sharing. Also, your banana bread is a huge hit in our house.

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  16. Wow...what a difference it makes!
    You should also put them alphabetically....just kidding! :)

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  17. I love it! I did the same thing a few months back when I went to my friend Sam's house, and her book shelves looked so cool. At first I saved the jackets, and came to senses and recycled them. Did know why I was saving them? Weird.

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  18. I also recently saw someone put their books in some sort of order by colors, and it was GORGEOUS! :)

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  19. I so wish I had bookshelves in my house to display all my books..... one can dream! (they look great, by the way!)

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  20. Yup,stripped mine quite a few years ago...and they are so much prettier! Love yours...can't wait to see that study! :)

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  21. I did this too! SOOOO much better! So. So. So.!!!
    Pam, every time I get a chance to pop in here I am always so impressed with you, all that you do and what a wonderful family you have. Go Girl! :)
    Love,
    MA

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