A Reading Rainbow

A Reading Rainbow
Do you have some wasted space in your home? Do you love books? Do you have an obsessive need to color-code things? Well, you are in luck my friend. Today’s makeover is right up all three of your alleys! 
Check out this brilliant use of wall space by Better After reader Bridget, who simply painted the wall and added plywood shelves and Ikea brackets, and of course, her collection of brightly colored books to create a rainbow of literariness.  She says it was under $100 and is by far her favorite part of her house. I’ll say. It’s storage and a focal wall all in one. Fantastic!

The Ugly Lamp Contest is coming soon!  Send your original picture to betterafter(at)live.com,
subject line ‘Ugly Lamp’ by August 10th to enter!  More info HERE.

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  1. July 31, 2013 / 6:18 PM

    We have an almost identical wall & I have been telling my hubby I wanted to do this very same thing, for years. Love it!

  2. July 31, 2013 / 7:06 PM

    Cool. Cool. Cool!

  3. July 31, 2013 / 7:48 PM

    This is amazing!

  4. July 31, 2013 / 9:54 PM

    So SMART. What a great way to add storage!

    Annie XO

  5. August 3, 2013 / 10:24 AM

    Love your blog with very good ideias. Amazing storage! thanks for sharing. Evelyne.


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