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Easy shelf ideas that you can DIY

Shelves are an excellent way to add more storage to any room in a home, plus you can make up shelves that match your existing style of decor.




Shelves, whether shelves mounted on brackets or cut to size floating shelves, offer a place to store or display items without taking up valuable floor space, making them ideal for small homes. Shelves take up very little space but can be used to store plenty.

Half-sawn walnut planks are left in their natural state and treated with a high gloss sealer to provide stylish shelving. Do a Google search for timber merchants that supply rough cut hardwood.

Here on Home-Dzine we offer plenty of DIY shelf ideas but you might be interested in an easy way to make your own chunky wood floating shelves, or use MDF and Contact self-adhesive to make unique chunky floating shelves.









There are various methods for mounting floating shelves to the wall, and you can choose the method that works best for you.

Shelves mounted on brackets can be just as appealing as floating shelves if you shop around for unique brackets, or brackets that complement your existing decor.

Galvanised pipe and fittings are a great way to introduce an industrial feel to wall shelves.

Reclaimed solid wood support beams add a rustic touch that is both modern and contemporary when used for chunky shelves.

Don't feel that you have to keep shelf brackets hidden - splash on some colour and make them a feature.