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4 Unique Ideas for Designing Your Custom Home’s Private Library

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How can you make sure your new home is extraordinary? Start by creating a private library!

For many of us, finding a place to unwind at the end of another busy day can be tough. After all, everyone’s living arrangements could be radically different from one another. Even if you are renting an apartment instead of purchasing a home, you can still find excellent ways to make the place you call home something special. So, let’s imagine that you’ve secured a lot in that exclusive new subdivision. This community is based around custom homes of all shapes and sizes. How can you make sure yours is extraordinary? Start by creating a private library!

Go Minimalist to Reduce Distractions

Visual clutter can become too much of a distraction. The point of a hidden library is to relax. Your reading nook should make that goal easier to achieve. Here, the minimalist aesthetic will be your best approach

Infuse the Room with Fun Colors 

While neutral walls can be soothing, they could also be boring. The last thing you need while feverishly turning the pages in that gripping crime thriller is to fall asleep while you’re at it. Infusing the library with fun colors can go beyond picking different paints. Chairs, rugs, blankets, pillows, and even the spines of the books in your collection can make a remarkable difference!

Designate Zones with Paint Colors 

The right painting techniques can still yield amazing results. No matter the size of the room, you can create “zones” with different palettes by contrasting accent walls with load-bearing walls by using different tones. This tip is especially useful when you intend to arrange a reading nook in a closet or corner instead of a full-sized room. 

Set Suitable Levels of Light 

Light is of the utmost importance. That’s because too much light can be just as harmful as not enough. If you use a computer for a living, you’re probably more than familiar with the effects of eye strain. Don’t subject yourself to that headache-inducing condition when you’re trying to enjoy a peaceful environment When it comes to this design decision, you’ve got many options to choose from: pendant lights, wall sconces, floor lamps, and even chandeliers! 

Contact Accessible Home Builders Today

Here at Accessible Home Builders, we’re proud to say we’ve been building and remodeling homes since 1994. In that time, we’ve serviced Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Selbyville, Seaford, Millsboro, Georgetown, Laurel, and more communities within Delaware. We work to guarantee a high level of professionalism, dedication, and the use of quality materials to ensure our customers have the home they deserve.

To get in touch with us, give us a call at our office at 302-663-0464, send us an email at or visit us in person at 28412 DuPont Blvd, #103 Millsboro, DE 19966. Alternatively, give our satellite office a call at 302-628-9571, located at 500 W. Stein Hwy. Seaford, DE 19973. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to stay updated on what we’re up to next!

We are proud to be recognized as “Southern Delaware’s Best Home Remodeling” Company for 2020 by Metropolitan Magazine. We work hard to provide quality artistry and service to create that new space or the new look you want in your home every day. Call us today to discuss your next project.


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