Saturday, April 24

A Wonderful Quote About Some Of My Best Friends...

You know how important I think books are to the creation of a beautiful home.... they hold their own fascination, their own special vibe, their own worlds and journeys. Books can't help but impart a feeling of comfort, stability, and personality into a home in my opinion.

This is one of my favourite quotes about books...

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. ~ Charles W. Eliot ~

Here's some gorgeous 'book' pics to celebrate the loveliness of books.














And another insightful quote... a woman after my own 'book bound' heart!

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. ~ Anna Quindlen, "Enough Bookshelves," New York Times, 7 August 1991 ~

Have a lovely weekend everyone.

If you love a good read, I hope you get time to indulge! xox

Ask yourself: 'Do I have many books in my home?'

Which leads to: 'Where do I have them? How are they displayed? Could I re-arrange them so they're better able to contribute to the vibe within my rooms? Are they at my fingertips if I want them?'

Because: Books truly do help 'make a house a home' (in my opinion).

Cheers,

Linda.

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See who else thinks no house is a home without books:
No Home Should Be Without These - Do You Agree? Is Yours?

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5 comments:

  1. "Books truly do help 'make a house a home"

    So true. The first thing I look for in someone's house is the bookshelf: if it's missing I know I'm in a pretty cold place...no matter what the decoration is like.

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  2. I love all the quotes and images. Such a wonderful post.

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  3. I so agree Bobbi, I feel 'cold' if there's no books anywhere to be seen!

    Hi Tiffany/Carlee!! I love your blog... found it for the first time the other day! Thanks for stopping by.

    Linda. x :)

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  4. When I was little, and I would visit other people houses and would be confused when they didn't have a bookcase filled with books.
    I thought all houses did

    Annice :)

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  5. I love to read as well, too bad I don't have much time these days.
    I've got some novel books that I've been collecting for years.

    Regina

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I'm very grateful for your participation.

Until next time may your home be full of lots of love, laughter, and life!

Linda. xx

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