CREATING SPACES…AND BLOG HEADERS…

Today I’m playing around with the blog header here, and combining some images from Pinterest…and my own writing spaces.

Back in the early 2000s, I wrote on an old desktop computer in the corner of my dining room…in my house in the foothills. Lots of my favorite dolls and mugs cluttered up the space.

When I moved here, I set up shop near the window of my office/guest room, with lots of clutter around me.

Then I cleared out a closet, and draped it with a curtain…where my laptop found a coziness reminiscent of that original dining room space.

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My bookshelves have gone through some purges over the years that I’ve been here. 

My current shelves are also filled with dolls, framed photos, and trinkets.

 

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The books on my current header are messy and cluttered…a reminder of days gone by.

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A JOURNEY THROUGH MY SHELVES…

Good morning!  Grab some coffee, and let’s talk about books…again.

While visiting blogs, I see others talking about their TBR…and their physical bookshelves.  So while I mostly read e-books, stashed away out of sight on Pippa, I do have some physical books in stacks.

Some are in my office, like these.  One is a review book, but the others are ones I have purchased:

 

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In the living room, I have a stack of purchased and review books:

 

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Once they are read, they go on one of these shelves:

 

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There is also space on my office bookshelf, at the top of this post. 

I used to have a lot more shelves…thankfully, the great purges of 2015 and 2016 left them more manageable.

It would be lovely if they were all in one vast library, though, don’t you think?

What do your shelves look like?  How do you keep the unread books separate?

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INTERIOR THOUGHTS: IS THERE AN END TO THE PURGING?

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(Above) – These are the stacks of books I took to the library for donation today.   They are the result of some bookshelf clearing I have been doing recently, and (below) are some of the bedroom shelves I cleared this week.  In a previous post, you can see some thinning out in the living room:

 

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And (below), note some cleared shelves in the office:

 

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The Office Nook has given up some books for donations, too:

 

 

another office shelf - sept 29

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As you can see, there are still a lot of books, between the shelves on this page and in previous posts…but this latest giveaway was substantial.  Do you find that when you start purging, there seems to be no end in sight?  Do you keep going, or do you stop for a while?

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