Open shelving is still very much a current trend! Learn some different designs for building and installing open shelving for your home.
Hi there! I’m here to show you some ways to build and install open shelving in your home. We have several rooms in our home with open shelving, and we love the concept and overall look that open shelves add to our rooms. I’ve rounded up some other great ideas for you alongside with mine to offer you several different options. Click on the blue/gray links to be taken to the original tutorial with more inspiration and for the full explanation of the project. I hope you are inspired to create some open shelving in your home, and I’d love to hear if you tried any of these projects!
1. HOW TO BUILD OPEN SHELVES THE EASY WAY BY HOME STORIES A TO Z
Step by step tutorial for installing these pine shelves. If you own a drill and a level, you can create these shelves!
2. DIY TURNBUCKLE FARMHOUSE INDUSTRIAL SHELVES BY LOLLY JANE
LJ twins did it again! They created these cute farmhouse meets industrial style shelves in their bathroom. This idea would be cute in lots of rooms in your homes, and you could definitely think on a larger scale and create longer shelving.
3. DIY INDUSTRIAL PIPE SHELVES BY HOUSE OF HAWTHORNES
Pam from House of Housethornes has a full tutorial for her DIY Industrial Pipe Shelves. These have been so popular the last few years!
4. HOW TO HANG OPEN KITCHEN SHELVES BY PLACE OF MY TASTE
Aniko from Place of My Taste has a very helpful tip for installing open shelving, and you can purchase her brackets on amazon. Go read how she created her open shelving!
5. HOW TO INSTALL FLOATING SHELVES BY HOME STORIES A TO Z
These floating shelves are perfect in a bathroom or nook where you’d like to have storage. Great tips for installing shelves where studs are not present! That seems to always be a problem!
6. DIY FAUX FLOATING SHELF TUTORIAL BY CHERISHED BLISS
Ashley from Cherished Bliss has a beautifully thought out tutorial for her DIY Faux Floating Shelf in her laundry room. I love it, and it looks perfect in her adorable laundry room!
7. HOW TO BUILD FLOATING SHELVES BY SAND & SISAL
Kim created these gorgeous floating shelves years ago, and I still love them! Kim wanted to created an airy and bright atmosphere, and these floating shelves accomplished her goal!
8. FLOATING SHELVES BY THRIFTY & CHIC
Alicia from Thrifty & Chic replaced her standard towel bar with floating shelves right above her tub. They’re perfect!
9. DIY FLOATING CORNER SHELVES BY DRIVEN BY DECOR
Kris from Driven by Decor created these gorgeous corner shelves when she remodeled her kitchen. She did a great job! Very helpful tips for installation in this post.
10. LONG THIN DEEP OPEN SHELVING BY UGLY DUCKLING HOUSE
Sarah from Ugly Duckling House wanted to created long, thin, and deep shelving that was equally cute and yet sturdy. Love this idea!
10. LIVE EDGE FLOATING SHELVES BY HANDYMAN’S DAUGHTER
Vineta from Handyman’s Daughter has very specific tips for handing live edge wood. Go check it out if that interests you!