Finding enough storage space is always a challenge, but with these DIY shelving ideas you’ll soon be spoilt for choice. There are designs for every size of room and style of decor. From simple hanging shelves to stylish hexagon shelves, there is a huge range of ideas. Not only that, but for some of these DIY shelving ideas you don’t even need to pick up a single tool! Have a browse and find the design that is perfect for your home.
1. Pretty And Painted
Give your simple, wooden shelves a pop of colour and visual interest by adding painted designs. For this project the DIYers used both paint and spray paint to get a mixture of finishes, although just one or the other could look stunning. They kept things easy with a simple design of lines, but you can be as bold as you like. This design would even enable you to pick up and reflect other touches of colour around the room. (via www.designlovefest.com)
2. Industrial Design
If you prefer a more minimalist look in your home, these industrial pipe shelves could be the perfect fit for you. Even better, using pipes means that you can easy DIY shelves that are the perfect fit for any space around the house! (via www.the-brick-house.com)
3. Chic Honeycomb Shelving
This nature-inspired design requires a bit more work, but creates such a dramatic effect that it’s certainly worth it. You can make as many units you need for your wall, or as many as you have the patience to make! These unusual shelves are sure to be the envy of any visitors. (via abeautifulmess.typepad.com)
4. Scandinavian Simplicity
This elegant Scandinavian style leaning shelf is ideal for renters who can’t hammer nails into the walls. Not only is it easy to make, but it can be placed anywhere. If you prefer plain shelving, this design could easily be painted to match other decor. (via scandifoodie.blogspot.com)
5. Floating Shelves
Floating shelves are a classic design because they are undeniable timeless. This simple DIY shows you how to get the floating shelf look without too much work. (via www.mommysuite.com)
6. Hang In There!
These chic hanging shelves are all over Pinterest, with good reason! Stylish and simple, they are the ideal weekend project. Be warned though, they are not designed to support your entire collection of hardbacks. (via whydontyoumakeme.com)
7. Ladder Shelf Stand
If you don’t feel like picking up a hammer or nails, this is the shelving idea for you. Just get a ladder, some planks and you’re set! If you can find one, a wooden ladder is the perfect base for a more rustic design. (via www.funkyjunkinteriors.net)
8. Modular Shelving
If you are someone who likes change, then these modular shelves are ideal for you. You can easily stack and restack them to suit the layout of any room! (via alightdelight.wordpress.com)
9. Natural Wood Shelving
These living edge shelves bring a little bit of nature onto your walls. Keeping the living edge adds an unusual touch to what are otherwise very simple, wooden shelves. (via www.designsponge.com)
10. Rustic Rope Shelving
11. The Kitchen Addition
Save time scrabbling around for ingredients and replace some of your kitchen cabinets with smart, open shelves. Keeping your most-used ingredients right at hand will make cooking that much more fun. Replacing the normal packaging with glass containers will also turn your shelves into a beautiful display. (via www.ellaclaireinspired.com)
12. Geometric Style
Add interest to your walls with these bold, triangular shelves. These geometric shelves are the perfect addition to a plain white wall, where their design could really shine.