• black books take up two rows across the bottom. white books in another bookshelf facing the sofa.
  • two new pillows, more comfy
  • yeah, it's whisky. what of it? ;)
  • not my dog
  • penguin 70s
  • reprints of first edition james bond novels
  • a daybed, slightly over twin-size/double. very comfortable, should you come over and need a nap.
  • sex pistols be@rbrick
  • finnish moose is actually swedish!
  • super-soft blanket; no, i didn't go answer the door without my towel on, anthony.
  • old capiz inlaid side table from the philippines. i don't know when my mom bought these, but it was way early 70s....
  • love the bold blue. daring! - framboise
  • zomg! that's like 5 or 6 drams' worth... - framboise
  • i never thought i'd want a blue room, but with all the colour, it neither competes nor fades away....
  • you betcha by golly
  • aww, cute pug! :) - Giorgia-2
  • love how even flowers match books colours! :) - Giorgia-2
  • like the blue rug, too. - Giorgia-2
  • i lovelovelove this rug, too :)
  • My Books !! :) - mePraP
  • new ones are better though ;) - Rici♥s
  • Love the Green . - scorpot
  • whats not to love in this photo. - Sadi_M

bookshelf spectrum, revisited

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there seemed to be a renewed interest in my old bookshelf photo, so i thought i would show you what the room looks like today.

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  1. chotda 39 months ago | reply

    ErinLangNorris/YellowCanoe thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment! it really does make more sense to me as well.

  2. PaPeR.cLiP 38 months ago | reply

    This room...is amazing!!!

  3. Gabby H. 36 months ago | reply

    I love the way the books are displayed! you organized them by colors! awesome!

  4. chotda 36 months ago | reply

    thanks! works for me :)

  5. baskervillain 35 months ago | reply

    Something I aspire to do with my own collection soon. Adore this.

  6. jenpalombi 34 months ago | reply

    Fabulous photo. I shared it as my book photo of the week here: www.thelitwitch.com/?p=4462. Thanks for posting it here!

  7. jeroenlaven90 34 months ago | reply

    Dear chotda,

    I've used your photo on my blog: jeroenlaven.me
    It's an article about ebooks vs. book and your bookshelf is gorgeous!

    I thank you!


  8. HBM PHOTOGRAPHY 33 months ago | reply


    Comment Me & Fav plz

  9. ARMLE 33 months ago | reply

    I featured this here. That's one sweet picture (:

  10. chotda 33 months ago | reply

    thanks for the link!

  11. beabear12 31 months ago | reply

    my husband and I love this photo. we are puglovers and also trying to "minimize" our clutter. you've given me some ideas on how to make things look neater. awesome photo!

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  13. franguam 27 months ago | reply

    Someone pinned this and linked it back to google! Ugh! I immediately recognized it as your color spectrum bookshelf, so I left a comment with link to the correct source. :-)

  14. chotda 27 months ago | reply

    thanks fran! i appreciate it. how are you?

  15. franguam 27 months ago | reply

    Still around! Not so much on Twitter, but definitely online more than not. :-)

  16. struts39 17 months ago | reply

    I knew it was your photo I saw on this company's website:


  17. chotda 17 months ago | reply

    oh man. i hope they paid. i guess i gotta dig up my getty images password....thanks struts39!

  18. fieryrain64 16 months ago | reply

    Wow, that is gorgeous! I would love to have a room like that! :)

  19. Aionae 8 months ago | reply

    This is my dream shelf!

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