I think the bookcase headboard in the Room of the Week is so beautifully designed, and makes such a big statement in the room. While this might not be for everyone, I do think it can work with any style…here’s 9 examples to show you some specific scenarios where they make sense and how to make them look best!
Also, while you might not be able to build-in shelves, there are tons of pre-made options that could work…I’d start with the incredibly versatile Billy shelving system from Ikea.
Would you ever put bookshelves above your bed? As a native California, I’m reluctant…I think I would have to glue everything down for piece of mind!