When decorating, don't forget to consider texture. One of the great things about vintage and antique items is the great variety of textures available. Books are a great example of an item that you might not associate with this idea.
Of course there are all kinds of different textures to use in your decor. Here are just a few examples of the variety available here at Yesterday's Treasures:
Rough wood to smooth bamboo, wrought iron to ceramics, the possibilities are inspiring!
Dan and Caroline sell used and collectible books in Book'emDano's Book Shop aka Booth 95.