Bright colors and graphic patterns are hallmarks of Washington, D.C., interior designer Sally Steponkus, whose bold-yet-classic look is well within your reach.
Sally divides the entry and living areas with a shiny white bookshelf that she’s filled with books, photos, and special mementos. She even corralled a small bar on a pretty silver tray, which is perfect for entertaining. “Everyone has bookshelves, and there’s really no hiding what’s on them,” she says. “So why not have fun with it?”
White bookshelf: White Parsons bookcase from West Elm; westelm.com