Tired of the same old drab, big box store shelves? Looking for something with more personality? DIY those wall shelves! You can add so much character and style to your home with the right shelves. When you make them yourself, you’re able to customize to get just the right size, fit and look. Want something rustic? Eclectic? Modern? Traditional? Well, we’ve got DIY shelving ideas – big and small – for any style home. Here are some of our favorites.
30+ DIY Shelving Ideas & Tutorials
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Or maybe try some old drawers for another unique shelf idea.
Drawer Shelves // Shades of Grey for Remodelaholic
Recycle crates by hanging them right on the wall for some clever storage.
Hanging Crate Shelves // Inspired By Charm
Here’s a modern twist on the swing-style rope shelves – using fun hardware and black rope gives it a fresh new look.
Rope Shelves // Lemon Thistle on Remodelaholic
Another fun floating rope idea with more of a nautical twist.
Nautical Rope Shelves // Table + Hearth for Remodelaholic
Or, use skinny leather to brace your shelves. If you’re displaying lightweight items, you can use the picture hanger hack here too.
Wood and Leather Hanging Shelves // Designer Trapped
This coastal shelf is a great use of natural elements.
Hanging Driftwood Shelf // Sustain My Craft Habit
The circle shape in this hanging shelf gives it an updated look.
Circular Rope Shelf // Place of My Taste
Add a ton of interest to your room with simple ledge shelves. An easy solution for displaying photos, pictures, quotes, etc.
Simple Picture Ledge Shelves // Fox Hollow Cottage
This plate rack shelf is pure genius – and you could reimagine it in a playroom or bedroom as the perfect solution for books and smaller toys.
Plate Rack Shelf // Ana White
Shelving systems built in unique shapes – like this tree – add a ton of interest to a space.
Tree Bookshelf // Better When Built
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