Julia Child did it in blue. And just as her blue pegboard storage inspires kitchens today, we're turning to her again to inspire bookshelves in the kitchen. Here are a few other examples we love:

The first pic up top is from Julia Child's kitchen. We love how it's packed and well-used. This is one bookshelf that's not just for show (though it does look wonderful). For more on this, see a roundup of more kitchen bookshelves over at Apartment Therapy.

Related: Kitchen Keeping: How Do You Organize Your Cookbooks?

(Images: National Museum of American History, via McCarthy Designs, via Kitchen Building [original source unknown], Elle Decor)