top: 5px; float: left; color: white; background: #781300; border: 1px solid darkkhaki; font-size: 60px; line-height: 50px; padding-top: 1px; padding-right: 5px; font-family: times;”>Apparently the latest trend in “selfies” is “shelfies” – photos of artistically arranged shelves being posted on social media sites. I’ve been taking “shelfies” for years but never knew they had a name. My library shelves are a combination of literary wizard and mad scientist as I mix and match pieces and periods, adding some eclecticism to my décor. In general my style is modern meets antiques – I shake it up a bit with my shelf décor.
On this shelf vintage books and the Bible mix with a reproduction bronze statue picked up at High Point Antiques & Design Center with some vintage chemistry sets picked up on one of our tours/belgium” target=”_blank”>Belgium Antique Buying Tours at the Tongeren flea market. Tucked under one beaker? The skin from a cobra I held on vacation last year in Thailand.