Ace of Space: Minimalist Library Makes Apartment Look Smart

Photo by Tammy Strobel
Photo by Tammy Strobel

Prior to downsizing my life, I had a huge personal library. It contained hundreds of books; some were new and others were old college texts that I'd been dragging around for years. You never know when you'll need an Economics 101 book, right?

I love books, but my massive library was weighing me down and taking up way too much space. So after a lot of thought and deliberation, I decided to donate the majority of my books to the local library. Now I have a little, minimalist library. It contains a mere five books that I refer to constantly.

If you're a fellow book geek and want to create your own minimalist library (and you can always have more than five books!) follow these simple steps: