Think of shelves and the first thing that springs to mind is a plain piece of flat wood fixed to a wall with brackets! Sound boring and somewhat dull? You bet it does, however, shelves don’t have to be plain or boring, there’s plenty of wacky shelves that will make you see these everyday objects in a whole new light!
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Shelves that are part of the wallpaper! Fabulous invention for those who like everything matching.
Use old tables chopped in half, paint them and stack them to form a wacky shelving unit.
This awesome shelving system has a simple design that’s really effective for those who like to be unique.
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Create a Jenga style shelving stytem that ideal for holding books.
Use a collection of old books and turn them into a shelf – ingenious!
Go for a rustic style using branches to hold salvaged wood shelves.
A take from Shaker style design, hanging chairs onto walls and using the seats as storage places makes a great shelf alternative.
If you’re into one-off pieces grab a tree branch paint it and use it as a bookshelf. by choosing a branch with spur-branches you also have an instant hanging place too.
A symetrical zigzag design is far more visually pleasing than a flat shelf.
this wacky shelving is simply awesome! Use reclaimed and recycled woods in different colours to get the effect.
A contemporary take on the tree branch shelf.
Upcycled old metal pipes forming unique shelves.
Wooden cubes stacked on top of each other are a great way to place shelves in akward corners.
Defy the norm and go for a curved, flexible shelf.
You’ve heard of the saying ‘belt and braces’!