By De3wii190. Cube Storage Bookcases & Bookshelves. At Tuesday, October 08th 2019, 01:57:49 AM.
Large holiday villages make an impressive display when staged on an upper shelf, within view from across the room or while sitting and watching TV. If your TV is part of a bookcase or entertainment unit, arrange your display around the TV, so that there is some holiday interest when the TV is not in use.
Books first appeared in the world as scrolls. These scrolls were usually inscribed by hand and so their production was quite costly. Religious institutions, libraries and ancient universities prized the books highly. These necessitated the need for specialized containers or boxes which were easily accessible for easy referencing. Initially the shelved containers were much deeper and separated into many compartments for easier access. The shelving was usually hidden away in closets that blended with the home decor or in private study rooms.
There are lots of small battery operated lights on the market that would be excellent to use inside the shelves, placed on the "ceiling" of the shelf. Not every shelf would need illumination, but some strategically placed lights will make your display spectacular.