Black forged steel brackets give these wood shelves a modern look in the bathroom. Don't let drilling through tile stop you! We have the full tutorial showing you how to do it without cracking your tile!
When you want an industrial look for your shelving, try using a steel pipe and a flange. It makes the perfect shelf bracket. All you have to do is set your wood on top and decorate. Looks beautiful in any room that leans industrial or farmhouse with it's decor.
DIY Shelf Ideas for Kids Rooms
Kids have a lot of stuff, and if you're looking for an easy way to corral everything, one of these cute shelving ideas would be perfect for a kids room or playroom!
I love this simple and affordable shelf! It's such a cute piece made with some scrap pine and a dowel (even scrap dowel if you have it!). If you're looking for a little shelf for a reading nook, beside the bed, or in the playroom - these shelves are easy to make, safe for kids, and fun to use!
I’ve seen a few house-shaped bookshelves in stores before, like this one at Restoration Hardware, and thought, “Pffftt…. I could make that for way less!”. And so I did! It's an easy beginner project and your child will love it! Paint it any colour you choose for a boy or a girl.
Picture ledges are great anywhere in your home and they are super easy to make. They are great in kids' rooms for displaying items above the bed. The current book you're reading together, a favorite stuffed animal, you can have it all within easy reach using this DIY shelf idea.
Working within a budget? These DIY crate shelves are the perfect solution! Easy to make and affordable. They are great for corraling the toy clutter and they help teach your kids to put their toys away. That's a win-win in my book!
Do you have a dinosaur-obsessed child? He or she will love this fantastic DIY shelf idea! You can make it in a weekend and it's perfect for hanging up backpacks or jackets and you can display their dinosaur collection on the shelf.
Book shelves for the wall in a nursery or child's room are a great way to store books. The fronts of the books face out which encourages reading in small children because they can see the fronts of their favorite bedtime stories.
One of the most popular ways to add shelving is to have them floating without any visible supports. Here's a few ways to do that, ranging in difficulty.
If you are looking to add shelving between two walls, this is the fastest and easiest way to get a beautiful, seamless finish. Add a shelf above your toilet tank to hold extra rolls of toilet paper too. You can make these shelves with plywood boards and get a beautiful seamless finish!
For just $40 we made floating shelves and a DIY desktop - and you'll never believe how we did it! I love that the wood matches and the shelves are as long as the desktop, giving us plenty of room for storage and space to display home decor.
This fantastic DIY shelf idea isn't hung on the wall the way most floating shelves are. but they are long and give us plenty of room for books and other decor in our reading nook. You can even set your cup of coffee on the shelf since they sit right above the big oversized chair. They are simple to make and even easier to hang!
Made with 2x2 wood boards, these DIY wood floating shelves are a quick and easy weekend project. You can build the pieces to wrap around framing, and the shelving looks like it wraps perfectly! They're great for anywhere that you are building between walls.
Do you struggle with how to decorate a corner? It seems like such a lot of wasted space. Add some corner floating shelves! Use them for storage or to display your favorite small home decor and mementos.
Small Wall Shelves
Sometimes we just want to add small shelving to add some decor, or organize our space. Here are some small, but stylish ideas!
You can make this plywood pegboard shelf in just a day using scrap plywood. Set your pegs wherever you want and add your shelf. It's a fantastic DIY shelf idea and I love the modern look of the black and natural plywood.
DIY Storage Shelves
A few unique storage ideas that are built for their task!
Built-in shelving is the best way to use those “wasted spaces,” like corners, hallways, and walls. This DIY Built-In Shelving turned out to be one of my favourite projects of our entire bathroom renovation! Learn how to get the drywall flush with the shelves for a seamless finish!
The space under your stairs can become a dumping ground for all the things. Add built-in shelves customized for what you need. These built-in shelves follow the shape of the stairwell to make use of every bit of space.
You could just hang artwork behind your door, but why waste perfectly good space when you could use it for storage? These shelves don't stop the door from opening all the way and you have extra space to store or display items you love.
You have probably seen the flood of hexagon shaped shelves on Pinterest. It's a trending shape for modern shelving. You can use this fantastic DIY shelf idea in any room of your home to display your favorite decor or to use as stylish modern storage.
Hanging Shelf Ideas
Here's a couple of quick and easy ideas if you like having the strings or ropes of your shelves exposed for a beautiful stylistic element!
Sometimes you have to think outside the box. I had a wall in our living room that needed a little something and I came up with the idea of a hanging shelf. All you need is some scrap wood and leather to make your own!