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Colonial Bookcases

There's never enough storage space in the house, at least mine. The stuff accumulates and takes up all the available room. If you also have this problem, check out the colonial bookcases which I've collected below. They are an effective way to put an end to clutter. Just put all the books, magazines and other family knick-knacks there. Here are my top choices.

Ideas By Amanda Gosselin
Wellington 6 Piece Bookcase

Wellington 6 Piece Bookcase

Found by JennaBaker+3
Lexington 72" Birch Bookcase

Lexington 72" Birch Bookcase

Found by CoxCassandra+66
Lexington 60" Birch Bookcase

Lexington 60" Birch Bookcase

Found by ReedJamie+141
Lexington 30" Birch Bookcase

Lexington 30" Birch Bookcase

Found by JasmineSan+4
A simple, but attractive and useful piece of furniture that plays a functional and decorative role. The frame of this bookcase is made of solid wood with a dark espresso finish. It looks very stylish in any decor.

A simple, but attractive and useful piece of furniture that plays a functional and decorative role. The frame of this bookcase is made of solid wood with a dark espresso finish. It looks very stylish in any decor.

Found by IsabellaMartinable+3
this 4-tier shelf is crafted from sturdy wood, and finished in espresso. The unit offers 3 open shelves that accommodate 5 wire rimmed rattan baskets - 1 large and 4 small ones. Each basket has cut-out holes instead of handles.

this 4-tier shelf is crafted from sturdy wood, and finished in espresso. The unit offers 3 open shelves that accommodate 5 wire rimmed rattan baskets - 1 large and 4 small ones. Each basket has cut-out holes instead of handles.

Found by KarenGrif+6
This contemporary bookcase is characterized by stainless steel clad poles and 3 black tempered glass open shelves. A lovely piece for displaying decorations and add more elegance to your home decor.

This contemporary bookcase is characterized by stainless steel clad poles and 3 black tempered glass open shelves. A lovely piece for displaying decorations and add more elegance to your home decor.

Found by DominiqueHug+1
This 2-tier shelf is crafted from sturdy wood, and finished in espresso. The unit offers 2 open shelves that accommodate 2 small, wire rimmed rattan baskets. Each basket has cut-out holes instead of handles.

This 2-tier shelf is crafted from sturdy wood, and finished in espresso. The unit offers 2 open shelves that accommodate 2 small, wire rimmed rattan baskets. Each basket has cut-out holes instead of handles.

Found by MelissaYou+84
A very useful and stylish element created for use in home offices, libraries, etc. This stand is made of solid beech wood. It is ideal for the storage of books. The overall size of this element is 11 by 14 by 51 inches.

A very useful and stylish element created for use in home offices, libraries, etc. This stand is made of solid beech wood. It is ideal for the storage of books. The overall size of this element is 11 by 14 by 51 inches.

Found by LilyCravenable+34
Uniquely designed 3-tiers bookcase in black, sporting a cutting edge ladder-inspired form. The shelves are wide and capacious enough to accommodate lots of books and magazines. The shelf may be used as a plant stand.

Uniquely designed 3-tiers bookcase in black, sporting a cutting edge ladder-inspired form. The shelves are wide and capacious enough to accommodate lots of books and magazines. The shelf may be used as a plant stand.

Found by DanielleSand+26
It is a classic and elegant bookcase that has got a cappuccino finish, drawers and shelves for display your books and accent pieces. It fits to any style and décor and is great for your home.

It is a classic and elegant bookcase that has got a cappuccino finish, drawers and shelves for display your books and accent pieces. It fits to any style and décor and is great for your home.

Found by TheDianaBanks+57
Room equipment needs to be properly planned and developed. This allows you to get really interesting effect. Offered bookcase ideally suited to the warm and cozy room, as a place for different things.

Room equipment needs to be properly planned and developed. This allows you to get really interesting effect. Offered bookcase ideally suited to the warm and cozy room, as a place for different things.

Found by MrKeiraWhite+3
It is a multimedia cabinet that has got a classic design and three color options to choose: black, cherry and oak. It is perfect for storing your CDs, DVDs, video games and to display your favorite accent pieces.

It is a multimedia cabinet that has got a classic design and three color options to choose: black, cherry and oak. It is perfect for storing your CDs, DVDs, video games and to display your favorite accent pieces.

Found by AbigailWrightful+1
Handsome and finely crafted bookshelf occurs useful in any house nook. Make organizing things easier with its 3 tiers, each separated into two compartments of varied size. The shelf stands on square feet.

Handsome and finely crafted bookshelf occurs useful in any house nook. Make organizing things easier with its 3 tiers, each separated into two compartments of varied size. The shelf stands on square feet.

Found by evanspaige1+11
This corner bookcase is able to nicely complement a contemporary decor. Its design is simple and inobtrusive. It fits well in a room corner where it creates some additional display space with its 6 tiers.

This corner bookcase is able to nicely complement a contemporary decor. Its design is simple and inobtrusive. It fits well in a room corner where it creates some additional display space with its 6 tiers.

Found by LaurenMartinezify+13
A bookcase that has is back built-up is more elegant than open-back shelves and allows for better display of the items placed on the shelves. This sturdy wooden bookcase has two wide shelves and a top that doubles as a display area.

A bookcase that has is back built-up is more elegant than open-back shelves and allows for better display of the items placed on the shelves. This sturdy wooden bookcase has two wide shelves and a top that doubles as a display area.

Found by ClarkMarissa+4
Classic-style audio cabinet with decorative dentil molding, silver-toned hardware, hardwood construction, black and cherry finish, and tempered glass door hiding two fixed and two adjustable shelves behind.

Classic-style audio cabinet with decorative dentil molding, silver-toned hardware, hardwood construction, black and cherry finish, and tempered glass door hiding two fixed and two adjustable shelves behind.

Found by MonicaSanders+4
This brown modern bookshelf offers you some tiers to place nice decorative items or maybe some books. It is a typical shelf for rooms where there is not much space left, but a single corner needs to be filled up.

This brown modern bookshelf offers you some tiers to place nice decorative items or maybe some books. It is a typical shelf for rooms where there is not much space left, but a single corner needs to be filled up.

Found by LaetitiaSmith1+6
This 2-tier bookshelf standing on bracket feet may also serve as a console table. It has a spacious rectangular top for display. Two tiers below are divided into two compartments each. The finish is espresso brown.

This 2-tier bookshelf standing on bracket feet may also serve as a console table. It has a spacious rectangular top for display. Two tiers below are divided into two compartments each. The finish is espresso brown.

Found by SuperOliviaJackson+6
This practical shelving unit is crafted from solid beech wood and composite wood, and covered in a matte black finish. The unit is space-saving and stable, and features 5 various size open shelves.

This practical shelving unit is crafted from solid beech wood and composite wood, and covered in a matte black finish. The unit is space-saving and stable, and features 5 various size open shelves.

Found by MichelleGonzalez+2
Coaster Home Furnishings 800922 Traditional Bookcase, Black and Cherry
Found by DianaHil+1
Majestic look and traditional design make this bookcase a decent complement for traditionally themed decors. Rich brown finish highlights the beautiful carvings and fluted, columnal-like motifs on sides.

Majestic look and traditional design make this bookcase a decent complement for traditionally themed decors. Rich brown finish highlights the beautiful carvings and fluted, columnal-like motifs on sides.

Found by PeytonDonaldson+5
Offered bookcase is a way to keep books organized and with careful presentation. Thanks to a few trays, you can make a rule ordering, and according to it segregate possessed collection. It is practical and useful.

Offered bookcase is a way to keep books organized and with careful presentation. Thanks to a few trays, you can make a rule ordering, and according to it segregate possessed collection. It is practical and useful.

Found by paigewalkerpaige+5
Geometric form of this espresso brown bookcase, created of elongated cubes, with stairway-like side, creates new opportunities to keep books and knick-knacks and also to decorate the interior a little bit!

Geometric form of this espresso brown bookcase, created of elongated cubes, with stairway-like side, creates new opportunities to keep books and knick-knacks and also to decorate the interior a little bit!

Found by WatsonKrystle+5
Four wide shelves are just enough to store books, files, souvenirs, collectibles and all other things you could think about, but you lacked enough space to display them... up until now, when you came across this nice bookcase!

Four wide shelves are just enough to store books, files, souvenirs, collectibles and all other things you could think about, but you lacked enough space to display them... up until now, when you came across this nice bookcase!

Found by LilyCravenable+3
Presented cabinet is a combination of elegance and utility. It is a very carefully constructed with the highest quality materials. It has a simple, subdued line. It consists of two shelves. This makes it more useful.

Presented cabinet is a combination of elegance and utility. It is a very carefully constructed with the highest quality materials. It has a simple, subdued line. It consists of two shelves. This makes it more useful.

Found by ElizaReid1+10
Easy-to-assemle (no tools needed) bookshelf, standing on sturdy, rust-resistant steel posts with silvery finish - these contrast nicely against elegant black finish of woodgrain shelves. The piece matches contemporary style.

Easy-to-assemle (no tools needed) bookshelf, standing on sturdy, rust-resistant steel posts with silvery finish - these contrast nicely against elegant black finish of woodgrain shelves. The piece matches contemporary style.

Found by BushEliza+1
Have your interior better organized with this functional 4-shelf bookcase featuring nice oak finish. 4 tiers are just enough to keep some books, toys, souvenirs and many more. The top can be used for that, too.

Have your interior better organized with this functional 4-shelf bookcase featuring nice oak finish. 4 tiers are just enough to keep some books, toys, souvenirs and many more. The top can be used for that, too.

Found by LeahMorgan+6
Why not check out and use some extraordinary designs that distinguish themselves among others? This bookcase features four tiers mounted on X shaped sides, which define its contemporary look. All in cappuccino brown finish.

Why not check out and use some extraordinary designs that distinguish themselves among others? This bookcase features four tiers mounted on X shaped sides, which define its contemporary look. All in cappuccino brown finish.

Found by PeytonDonaldson+4
Intermeshing shelves juxtaposed to a plain geometric background with dominating column like vertical center create an interesting option to keep books and decorous collectibles, definitely in a contemporary styled interior.

Intermeshing shelves juxtaposed to a plain geometric background with dominating column like vertical center create an interesting option to keep books and decorous collectibles, definitely in a contemporary styled interior.

Found by SusanWal+6
When your room abounds in clean lines and geometric forms, you could not find a better complement for your decor than this contemporary bookshelf. Cubic compartments provide lots of freedom in books and accessories arrangement.

When your room abounds in clean lines and geometric forms, you could not find a better complement for your decor than this contemporary bookshelf. Cubic compartments provide lots of freedom in books and accessories arrangement.

Found by TaraGosselin+53
If flexibility of the furniture is what you need, try a shelf that is stackable - this allows for much more options of arrangement than in case of a typical fixed shelf. This brown shelf is not only stackable, but also foldable.

If flexibility of the furniture is what you need, try a shelf that is stackable - this allows for much more options of arrangement than in case of a typical fixed shelf. This brown shelf is not only stackable, but also foldable.

Found by aaliyahthomas1+12
It is a classic and simple bookcase with three shelves and soft white finish. It is perfect for storing your books and to display your favorite accent pieces. It is a great addition to your bedroom and other.

It is a classic and simple bookcase with three shelves and soft white finish. It is perfect for storing your books and to display your favorite accent pieces. It is a great addition to your bedroom and other.

Found by LaurenJohnson+2
This bookshelf looks great when matched to minimal modern furniture. It has 3 tiers, coloured black, mounted on four silvery posts. This simple design creates a delectable backdrop for items displayed.

This bookshelf looks great when matched to minimal modern furniture. It has 3 tiers, coloured black, mounted on four silvery posts. This simple design creates a delectable backdrop for items displayed.

Found by JessicaZernike+1
Contemporary stylized open bookcase constructed of wood, with lots of asymmetrical compartments that create an updated, intriguing form. Though it's made of laminated MDF board, it looks elegant and classy.

Contemporary stylized open bookcase constructed of wood, with lots of asymmetrical compartments that create an updated, intriguing form. Though it's made of laminated MDF board, it looks elegant and classy.

Found by ErinWoo+13
Use these four shelves to keep all the items that you'd like to have neatly organized. Simple construction provides sturdiness and affordability. Cherry finish blends well with warm colour scheme of an interior.

Use these four shelves to keep all the items that you'd like to have neatly organized. Simple construction provides sturdiness and affordability. Cherry finish blends well with warm colour scheme of an interior.

Found by AlexisZimmermann1+4
Oh my god I need this in my home. But with a more comfortable looking lounge chair thing.
Found by BellErica+265
great detailing on the shelving, dark background, etc.
Found by PattersonGracie+235
Sweet, little bookcase and a quiet corner
Found by DanaDia+66
Update a vintage bookcase with fabric....squid fabric from Spoonflower
Found by JulieRoss+206
Ellens Armoire / British Colonial Style Bookcase...love this
Found by HughesCynthia+236
American Bookcase Circa 1800
Found by AlyssaWilsonify+4
British colonial bookcase
Found by AbigailWrightful+97
Newton Centre Dutch Colonial Revival | The Best Projects From This Old House TV | Photos | Befores and Afters | Remodels & Upgrades | This Old House
Found by TaraGosselin+4
British Colonial Bookcase   Myanmar   Early 1900's
Found by WilsonGabrielle+153
Seaside cottage style bookcase. India Hicks
Found by AmandaDonaldson1+5
Campaign Furniture Desk Bookcase...this is the old world theme that I am wanting!
Found by BushEliza+202
Bifold raised-panel shutters not only make  a handsome frame for the window, as in this Georgian-era library, but they also help keep drafts at bay.
Found by VanessaMartinez74+241
I love the dark blue wall, the built in light above the reading nook and the arrangement of books and collectables on the shelves.  Designer Matthew Patrick Smyth added a graceful note to the library of his 19th-century Colonial in Sharon, Connecticut, wi
Found by CravenRachel+62
British Colonial Bookcase with Six Shelves | From a unique collection of antique and modern bookcases at
Found by Jocelyn1Walker+5