Classical book porn, a handmade crib and a menagerie of pets #Reader Round-up#animals#book-nerds#cats#furniture#library April 11 | Cat Rocketship The Monday Montage is here to start another week at Offbeat Home. Settle in and let's browse some interesting finds from the Flickr group. Joker Venom has a super-classy bookshelf arrangement. It catches my eye every time I go through the Flickr pool. And yo! Did you know it's Library Week across the Offbeat Empire? The American Library Association recognizes National Library Week April 10-16, 2011. To celebrate, Offbeat Bride, Offbeat Mama and Offbeat Home are bringing literary-related posts every day this week. Love lalaleahana's gorge vintage tablecloth. After like ten views during editing this post, I finally saw the hidden kitty. Ladydavonia communes with her bearded dragon. Kat-tastrophe's smoky little cat has a pretty sweet life in a travel trailer. Awesome, dude. (I'm sorry I'm so cat-obsessed. I like dogs, too!) Related Post 4 myth-busting reality checks about fostering an animal Fostering an animal means taking a homeless animal from a shelter or rescue and giving it a home with you until it gets adopted. It's... Read more So, blindcavefish's Renato made an ultra-mod crib. Just a super-cool piece of baby furniture made with two bare hands. NO BIG. Let's hit the Clicky Links: Kick off Library Week with an amazeballs alternative bookshelf. Cece and Brenda are driving toward sustainability in a green airstream. After all our chatter about pallet crafts, here's a post about a pallet headboard. Offbeat Mama posted a tutorial on making freezer paper stencils. This technique is useful for walls or furniture in addition to clothing. Tribe Community Manager Ang comes through again with a link to a kickass comic frame — complete with speech bubble stickers. Best invention of the month: Split planters for use over wrought-iron railings, like those on front stoops or balconies. Thanks to AndraeaLynne for this video of a 90 square foot apartment in Manhattan. Offbeat Home wants your shots! Upload your photographs to our Flickr pool and we'll alllllll look at them. If you want a nudge, take a look at these tips for photographing your home. You can also submit stories, tours, how-tos and questions. Check out the submissions page for all the information. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS LGBT-themed books for tweens and high schoolers NEXT Embracing my inner mooch: learning to love living with my boyfriend's parents Show/Hide comments [ 5 ] Love the bearded dragon! The place I used to live/work had one (along with a ton of snakes and turtles) and I've been wanting one of my own ever since leaving there. Reply Woah, that crib is one of the coolest I've ever seen! Ps. I love the kitteh's. LOVE THEM. 2 agree Reply That first link? the book tree? I NEED ONE OF THOSE!!!! 1 agrees Reply I just about fell out of my chair at my work-desk when I saw my name up there. Woo! And YAY for library week! I've been "banned" from buying any new books until at least May by the boyfriend (which is okay… I bought about $100 in books last month…) so I might start re-painting my bookcase this afternoon. Reply SUPER awesome that you guys celebrate National Library Week! (Says the librarian.) Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.