Increase storage options and add decoration to any space with these 8 easy DIY wooden wall shelves ideas.
I’ve become a raving fan of wall mounted shelves.
They are one of my favorite solutions for both bare walls and lack of storage space. Now that we’ve gone through downsizing, hanging wall shelves are something we’ve incorporated into nearly every room of our small townhouse.
Here are 8 different wall display shelves with totally different looks that you can make yourself in a short amount of time!
8 Easy Wall Shelves with DIY Tutorials
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(Click on the links to be directed to the step-by-step tutorials for each hanging wall shelf project.)
Making floating shelves was just the answer we needed for book storage in my husband’s office. There are different methods for making floating shelves, but we loved this one using long boards with dowels.
3.Hanging Floating Shelves with Turnbuckle Hardware
Turnbuckle hardware turned these floating shelves in my craft room into a fun and slightly modern industrial way to store my craft supplies.
4. Wall Mounted Shelf with Wooden Pegs for Shelves
A wall shelf with pegs was the perfect option in our Boho bedroom makeover. It adds interest to an otherwise very boring wall!
5. DIY Rustic Wall Shelf perfect for small spaces
This cutie patootie wall shelf with hooks is perfect in so many spaces. It could be the perfect kitchen wall shelves, laundry room shelves (to hang cleaning rags), or even entryway shelves (to hold keys and scarves!). It can also be made with scrap lumber pieces – making it budget friendly, too!
These floating beside tables only took my husband a few hours to make, and 2 of them cost only $10! They are handy wall mounted bedside tables and make our small room feel more spacious. The shelf on the top is perfect for holding our books, cups of coffee, and all that other miscellaneous stuff.
7. Basic wall shelf with basic brackets
The wall shelf in our laundry room is as basic as it gets. It’s just a board with 2 inexpensive plastic brackets! It is handy for holding our laundry supplies, and also offers a spot for me to hang a short little curtain. It’s hiding the ugly plumbing situation!
8. Semi-homemade Kitchen Wall Shelves
These are Ikea Wall Shelves (I couldn’t find our exact color on the site today) and were modified (cut to fit) into our small townhouse kitchen. They make a great kitchen wall shelves- perfect for a coffee station.
For more wall shelf and bookcase ideas:
- Adding craftsman trim to Ikea’s Billy bookcases make them look like built in shelves
- How to style bookshelves in 3 easy steps
- Winter shelf decor ideas
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