Like pics in the background of the shelves. Dining tables and bookcases go together like peanut butter and chocolate. :) This great space was designed by Audra Canfield of Designer Fluff- a great source for beautiful pillows.
Small Space Secrets: Swap Your Bookcases for Wall Mounted Shelving. Here's a creative shelving arrangement that uses a deeper shelf at bottom to create a sort of bench. The bench can serve as extra seating for parties, or as a display space.