1. Display books on your fireplace mantel. When using them as accessories, remove dust jackets to reveal book bindings, then stick to 3 or 4 colors to keep it looking harmonious. Try them stacked, upright, leaning, or a mix of all three.
2. Display neutral hardbound books mixed with small vignettes to balance out decor.
5. Style your bookcase with accessories and books in the same color family.
8. Use them on your side tables and coffee tables to corral smaller decor accessories.