Every house needs shelving – to store things, display, decorate and keep us organized and tidy. Take your shelving to all new levels with these clever shelving hacks – all of them totally DIYable for beginners and pros alike!
Like the look of live edge wood but hate the price tag? You can fake your own with this live-edge shelf hack.
Live Edge Hack for Hanging Shelves // Uncookie Cutter
Those builder basic wire shelves can be a nuisance and an eyesore. If you can’t take them out, cover them up – in style!
Wood Cover for Open Wire Shelves // Lemons, Lavender and Laundry
Use Ikea brackets and this hack to create open shelving for any room in your house.
Open Shelving Ikea Hack // Lemon Thistle
Need a little more pantry storage? This is a great idea for keeping bins and jars in place on open pantry shelving.
Floating Pantry Shelf Hack // Ella Claire
Use this hack to turn old drawers into cute wall shelves.
Drawers into Shelves // Diva of DIY
Take an old door and give it new life in the corner of your room!
Old Door Turned Corner Shelf // Thoughts From Alice
OR, cut a door in half to create this cute bookshelf.
Door Bookshelf // Better When Built
Use wood crates to create a functional wall shelving unit.
Wood Crates into Shelving Unit // Salvage Sister and Mister
Or stack wood crates into an attractive bookcase.
Easy Stacking Crate Shelf // Dream a Little Bigger
Use this metal strip idea for hanging open shelves when you want them extra sturdy.
Metal Strip Hack for Open Shelves // Chatfield Court
And here’s a useful hack for creating your own invisible bracket to hang floating shelves.
Floating Shelves with DIY Custom Bracket Hack // Fresh Crush
If you like the look of bracket shelving, but can’t bear to put a bunch of holes in the wall, try this rental-approved bracket hack.
Rental-Approved Bracket Shelving Hack // Domicile 37
Here’s a great hack for hanging shelving on the back of a cabinet door.
Cabinet Door Shelving Hack // Create and Babble
Need a bookshelf but don’t have a lot of space? Use narrow ledges like this!
Space Saver Book Shelf // Yellow Bliss Road
Here’s a skinny shelf you can make that’ll fit in nearly any space – even small, narrow areas.
Small Space Skinny Shelf DIY // A Pair and A Spare
Make use of wasted space by creating storage shelves UNDER basement stairs.
Basement Stairway Storage Shelf Hack // The Art of Doing Stuff
Turn an Ikea Billy Bookcase into pantry shelving.
Billy Bookcase Turned Kitchen Pantry // Run to Radiance
What’s your favorite shelving hack?