DIY Floating Shelves


1 Pipe-Mounted Wall Shelves and Art Holders.  Pipe-Mounted Wall Shelves and Art Holders: Build these easy shelves in either of two sizes. Then continue the look with pairs of pipe brackets that can support heavy or bulky artwork. (via Lowe’s)
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2 The Hanging Shelf

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The Hanging Shelf (via Carnets Parisiens)

3 Quick, Easy and Cheap Floating Shelves

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Quick, Easy and Cheap Floating Shelves: What is it about those gravity defying planks of perfection, commonly known as floating shelves, that have us wanting to cover all vertical surfaces with several of them? Is it their modern clean lines, their sophisticated simplicity or the fact that they look like they could fall of the wall any minute. But don’t. (via Southern Revivals)

4 Easy Floating Shelves

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Easy Floating Shelves: Floating shelves are a simple solution to add extra storage space on the walls while maintaining a clean, minimal look. They also add interest to a blank wall and can be used to display framed pictures or decorative objects.Though they may look like the shelves are floating on air, there’s actually a hidden support piece that mounts the shelf in… (via Jennifer Bridgman)

5 Dark Shelves with Natural Woods

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Dark Shelves with Natural Woods (via Lagerlings)

6 Hanging Rope Shelf

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Hanging Rope Shelf: This super simple DIY hanging rope shelf functions as a great little catch-all. It looks great and it’s super easy to make using this tutorial. (via The Home Depot Blog)

7 Floating Wall Shelf

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Floating Wall Shelf: This versatile cherry shelf goes together in a few hours, and with a quick-drying finish you can have it on the wall in a day. The extra-wide top makes it perfect for vases, antiques and collectibles. (via The Family Handyman)

8 Minimalist Floating Shelves

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Minimalist Floating Shelves: These books seem to float in mid air on your wall, while really they are mounted on unique shelves by Umbra, invisibly attached to the wall with an included bracket. These wall mounted shelves are made from MDF and can support a maximum weight of 4 kg. Keep in mind that books should be loaded (via Busyboo)

9 Re-purpose Rain Gutters Shelves

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Re-purpose Rain Gutters Shelves (via Sunshine on the Inside)

10 Corner Floating Shelves

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Corner Floating Shelves: Were making good progress with my oldest sons bedroom makeover. Planks are up and painted, new closet doors have been ordered and Im off to pick up some vintage school pieces I (via 4 Men 1 Lady)

11 Chunky Floating Kitchen Shelves

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Chunky Floating Kitchen Shelves: This post has been on the back burner because I needed time to think about how it all came together. But this is very satisfying to post because about 100 people have asked questions about and begged for the details of how exactly we made and installed our floating (via Preparing for Peanut(s))

12 Floating Shelves and Desk for a Bedroom

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Floating Shelves and Desk for a Bedroom: DIY Floating Shelves and Desk. All the details. (via Tatertots and Jello)

13 Big, Hunky and Strong Shelves

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Big, Hunky and Strong Shelves: Without a doubt, the most important component of our workshop will be – scratch that,is – the ability for heavy-duty storage. For almost two years, we’ve been tripping over power tools and our bulky air compressor, wading through paint cans (only to realize the can we need is at the bottom of a (via Yellow Brick Home)

14 Rustic Style Floating Shelves

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Rustic Style Floating Shelves (via GnHWoodCrafters)

15 Semi Floating Shelves

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Semi Floating Shelves (via Loft and Cottage)

16 Reclaimed Wood Floating Shelves

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Reclaimed Wood Floating Shelves (via Not JUST a Housewife)

17 LED Glass Floating Shelf

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LED Glass Floating Shelf: LED Glass Cabinet Shelf Light (CLF CB-5002)-W for Sale, China LED Glass Cabinet Shelf Light (CLF CB-5002)-W Manufacturer & Supplier in , Model is (via Global Market)

18 Hanging Wall Shelves

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Hanging Wall Shelves: Woodworking Plans for immediate download from PlansNOW (via Plans NOW)

19 Floating Display Shelves

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Floating Display Shelves: Learn how to build DIY floating display shelves from this step-by-step tutorial. And pick up some cleaning tips, too. (via The Home Depot Blog)

20 Easy Floating Shelves

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Easy Floating Shelves: Oh hey guys! Those of you that follow us on Instagram have seen the progress of this next project! I finally put use to a blank wall I have been staring at in my bathroom for far too long. I am LOVING how it turned out! Check out my new DIY floating shelves! How fun {…Read More…} (via Shanty 2 Chic)

21 How to Build Floating Shelves

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How to Build Floating Shelves: These shelves are handsome, easy to build and inexpensive. And they’re strong even though they have no visible supports. They appear to float on the wall, no clunky hardware or brackets. We made them from only two parts half of a hollow core door and a 2×4. (via The Family Handyman)

22 Tree Branch Floating Shelves

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Tree Branch Floating Shelves: Last week I shared my weekend plans to add bookshelves to the colorful tree in Liv’s room. My inspiration stemmed (hehe) from this idea, but scaled back wi (via Pepper Design Blog)

23 Corner Floating Shelves

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Corner Floating Shelves: DIY Floating Corner Shelves Free Plans and Tutorial by shanty-2-chic (via Shanty 2 Chic)

24 Half Round Solid Walnut Floating Shelves

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Half Round Solid Walnut Floating Shelves: These half round walnut shelves are a subtle and versatile way to decorate your home. They can be used on a sunny wall to hold small plants, to display collecta (via Sonder Mill)

25 Rectangle Hardwood Floating Shelve

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Rectangle Hardwood Floating Shelve: The versatility of this rectangular shelf makes it a perfect home accent. It can be easily hung horizontally, vertically, or set on a desk for organization (pic (via Fernweh Woodworking)

26 Rustic IKEA Shelves

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Rustic IKEA Shelves: We needed some new shelves for our family room, so I did an Ikea hack and created some rustic ikea shelves for the space. (via The DIY Playbook)

27 Colored Crates Floating Shelves

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Colored Crates Floating Shelves: (via Handcraft and co)

28 Over the Door Display Shelf

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Over the Door Display Shelf:
Build a display shelf over the door to show off your knick knacks or to add storage space to a small room. As a bonus, if you increase the height and depth of the box that forms the core of each shelf, these shelves can double as valances for window curtains or blinds.

(via The Family Handyman)

29 Floating Shelves with Faux Rivets

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Floating Shelves with Faux Rivets: DIY Floating Shelves with Faux Rivets (via Bright Green Door)

30 Super Easy Floating Shelf

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Super Easy Floating Shelf: AWESOME! You can’t even imagine how easy is to make this fun DIY FLOATING SHELF. Check it out! (via Place of My Taste)

31 Cheap and Easy Chunky Scrap Wood Shelves

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Cheap and Easy Chunky Scrap Wood Shelves: Cheap & Easy Chunky Scrap Wood Shelves (via Addicted 2 Decorating)

32 Fast and Easy Crate Shelving

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Fast and Easy Crate Shelving: Find out how a few crates and some paint can give you fast shelving on HGTV (via Ana White)

33 Simple Wooden Wall Sconces

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Simple Wooden Wall Sconces: Make a set of attractive wooden wall sconces from a single board. Then add LED candles, plants, or other decorations. (via Lowe’s)

34 Simple Floating Shelves

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Simple Floating Shelves: This easy tutorial will show you how to build these DIY floating shelves in your home. Just follow the step-by-step instructions. (via The Home Depot Blog)

35 Make a Cottage Shelf with Branches

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Make a Cottage Shelf with Branches: Need a quick, distinctive display shelf? Make this twig furniture style shelf from all-natural materials. Just cut the supports from branches, screw on a shelf, attach it to the wall and you’re done! (via The Family Handyman)

36 Decorative Window Shelf

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Decorative Window Shelf: Install this shelf — made from ornate brackets and a stair tread — in front of a window, and then fill it with sun-loving plants or your favorite accessories. (via Lowe’s)

37 Secret Compartment Floating Shelf

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Secret Compartment Floating Shelf: How to make a Floating Shelf with a secret hidden compartment. Hidden compartment can be opened without removing any display items from the shelf. (via DIYeasycrafts.com)

38 Secret Floating Shelf

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Secret Floating Shelf: Use these easy to follow, DIY secret floating shelf plans to build a floating shelf with secret hidden storage. This can be built for only $30! (via Rogue Engineer)

39 Natural Petrified Wood Shelf

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Natural Petrified Wood Shelf: This unique Natural Petrified Wood Shelf features a polished top with an unfinished yet smooth bottom. This shelf is perfect for those who love nature with an edge. (via Signature Hardware)

40 Rustic Modern Floating Shelves

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Rustic Modern Floating Shelves: Complete tutorial to build 5 rustic modern floating shelves from scratch about $50. These shelves add so much character to my space and give me some display space… (via Hey there, Home)

41 Mountain Wall Shelf

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Mountain Wall Shelf (via Carnets Parisiens)

42 Industrial Pipe Shelving

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Industrial Pipe Shelving: Knock off Restoration Hardware industrial pipe shelving. (via Over the Big Moon)

43 Wood Slice Floating Shelf

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Wood Slice Floating Shelf: Super easy tutorial to make modern industrial shelves that will add a great statement to your wall in less than an hour! (via Girl Loves Glam)

44 Live-Edge Wood Floating Shelf

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Live-Edge Wood Floating Shelf: Live-Edge Wood Floating Shelf (via Anthropologie)

45 Framing Shelf

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Framing Shelf (via Martina Carpelan)

46 Small Floating Shelf and Desk

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Small Floating Shelf and Desk (via Floating Shelf)

47 Walnut Floating Shelf Sink Vanity

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Walnut Floating Shelf Sink Vanity: Want to build your very own awesome walnut floating shelf sink vanity with a vessel sink? Well then this is the tutorial for you. (via House Updated)

48 Simple Low-Tech Wall Shelf

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Simple Low-Tech Wall Shelf: Lots of kitchens have a little wall space that would be perfect for a storage or display shelf. Plenty of bathrooms do too. We wanted to design a shelf that anyone with basic tools could build. This shelf is a great project for a beginning woodworker, and since its so easy to adapt to different uses, a more advanced DIYer can have a lot of fun customizing it. (via The Family Handyman)

49 Pallet Wood Floating Shelves

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Pallet Wood Floating Shelves (via Paints Peckled Pawprints)

50 Simple Floating Shelf
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Simple Floating Shelf: How to build a floating shelf under the television or anywhere you need one. Step by step instructions for building a custom shelf to add to any space at home. (via Refresh Restyle)