How To Use Shelving Systems For Storage Around The House

Shelves are really practical no matter where or how they are used. Each and every room of the house can benefit from shelving systems in one way or another and this makes this particular type of storage really versatile. Let’s see how it can be adapted to various types of spaces and interior designs.

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These corner rope shelves are a beautiful storage solution for nursery rooms, playroom or kids’ bedrooms in general. They’re something you can build yourself. You need wooden boards, rope rope, screw hooks and a safety pins. Prep the boards and drill large holes in the corners. Thread the rope through these holes, measure the distance you want between the shelves and use safety pins to mark the spots. You might be able to push a small piece of a dowel rod through the middle of the rod to hold it up.{found on honeybearlane}.

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In the dining room, you can use reclaimed barn wood to make a shelving unit for displaying things like plates and other items. If you already have such a piece of furniture, you can simply give it a cosmetic makeover.{found on serendipityrefined}.

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In your home office or craft room, you could include a small shelving system for things like craft paint bottles or whatever you keep in there. Such a piece can be made from a drawer. You can repurpose the drawer and add a few shelves inside, the mount it on a wall.{found on happinessishomemade}.

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An old ladder can become a display shelf in your bedroom or in the living area. Using a ladder that’s old and has a worn look is the whole point of this project. You can choose to paint it or stain it but make sure you keep the distressed look intact.{found on theinspiredroom}.

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A pair of vintage shutters can be repurposed as a wall shelf. All you need is two brackets. Of course, if you want, you can also add some decorative details to make the shelf more interesting. The distressed finish gives the shelf a one-of-a-kind look so don’t try to change that.{found on serendipitychicdesign}.

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In a home that includes elements inspired by the industrial or rustic style, a shelving system that looks like this would be a welcomed addition to spaces such as the mudroom or the entry hallway. It’s a unit made of wooden boards and metal pipes with quite a bit of character. The design can be adapted to a variety of contexts, depending on size and style.{found on junkyvagabond}.

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The entryway could also feature a shelving unit made from wooden crates. It’s a really simple project and all you have to do is secure the crates to each other and then onto the wall. Inside, you can put storage baskets or use the cubbies as such.{found on aimee}.

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In a home office the décor is usually simple and practical so a series of open shelves that go from wall to wall would be a nice feature. Use the shelves however you want. They can become a large bookcase, a storage space for documents or a place for displaying collections and other things.{found on thewoodgraincottage}.