When you’re filling out a new space, the main priority tends to be in the realm of organization. And with organizational goals comes containers, units, and … shelves to make everything tidy and restrained. Let’s take a look at some tutorials that can give you a stepping stone. These 15 DIY shelves are perfect for adding to your new space. And you can do it in some super stylish ways too, just take a peek below!
1. Fruit Slices
Add some color and youthful appeal to your nooks and crannies. Check out how to make these cuties by hopping on over to A Bubbly Life. You’ll get to dabble in some paint work!
A Beautiful Mess will walk you through the magic of this diamond-shaped creation. It’s a great shelving unit for all of our book or movie lovers out there. It provides ample space for organizing and displaying.
If you want to add both art and function to the walls then please visit The Lovely Drawer and get inspired. These watercolor beauties can stand on their own or display some of your favorite little bits.
Inspired by a design seen at Anthropologie comes these gorgeous copper floating shelves. Visit Vintage Revivals to get all the details behind their making. In the meantime, we’ll be drooling over their modern beauty.
5. Wood & Leather
This mixed material design is quite a trendsetter. Use one on its own or create a serious to help out with the decor and functionality of the space. Grab the instructions at Camille Styles.
6. Slanted Unit
This is an entire unit made for functional organization. We love the minimal design and how easy it can fit into a bare corner. Check it out at Scandi Home.
For those that like simplistic and a bit of Swedish styling comes the pegboard shelving unit. Completely DIY-friendly and found at Apartment Therapy, it’s a great piece for the kitchen, the foyer, the mudroom, laundry room, or even in the garage. It’s actually a great way to organize your pantry. Take the leap and check out the plans after the jump.
Super trendy but still incredibly functional are the hanging shelves. Brought to us by Why Don’t You Make Me, you can recreate these cuties and then add some fresh breath to your area. Some plants, some trinkets, or just for texture on the walls, they’ll work wonders.
Brit + Co showed off this gorgeous, ombre bookshelf and we fell in immediate love. Media – from books to movies – always needs a special and well-organized space in the house.
This small circle shelf is a perfect contender for the smaller spaces of the house. The powder rooms, hallways, and the like can use this to organize the tiny essentials. Tutorial can be found at Design Comb.
11. Hanging Box
Brit + Co had this cutie up their sleeves as well. We could easily envision this design paired with other like models creating a wall of fun and organized style, especially for apartments!
And finally, this skateboard shelf is perfect for our smaller bathrooms. We se it used as a makeup shelf, which is genius because it basically turns into a mini vanity, but really the possibilities are endless here. Grab the 4-1-1 at Pair & A Spare.
This is a fun design as well. Whether you want some extra texture or maybe some nautical inspiration, you’ll find all the details behind its makings by visiting Recreate. It’s a great piece for a bathroom, don’t you think?
14. Gold & White Ikea Hack
A Kailo Chic Life will show you all the ways in which to hack Ikea and give birth to these gorgeous gold and white shelves. This is more of a “hack” than a DIY but you’ll catch the drift easily. Hop on over now and scope it out.
15. Hexagon Wood
We’re swooning for these hexagon, honeycomb-inspired shelves from Damask Love. Not only are they pretty easy to recreate but they’ll look so great on the walls of your new space. In the kitchen or even in the bedroom, they work!