Using Floating Shelves To Avoid Cluttering Your Home

It is always nice to have a home that is organized and neat-looking. Over the years, though, you might not notice just how much stuff has accumulated in your place be it clothes, kids’ toys, books, kitchen utensils and dishware, food items, and even home decor. You put these all together and you’d have a cluttered home.

What you need are excellent storage solutions. While cabinets, freestanding cabinets, side tables, boxes, and plastic bins are options, all of these take up floor space, which eventually would leave you with almost no space to move around at. So whether you have a big home or a tiny apartment, you need to find indigenous ways to add storage. One great choice is adding floating shelves. They can help decorate a huge blank wall while providing storage solutions, keeping your home clutter-free.

Living Room Mini Shelves

Do you want to add greenery in your living room but you don’t have that much space? No worries. You can build mini shelves like the ones in the image below where you can display small potted plants, some books, and other home decors. Simple yet very pretty.

Small Shelves in a Home Office

A lot of people are working from home right now. While having a home office is great, those pens, notebooks, pads, and other supplies could create clutter as well. And, again, floating shelves can come to the rescue. You can buy something that is already pre-made and all you have to do is hang them. Or, if you are good in carpentry, you can make your own, too.

Wooden Shelves in a Farmhouse-Rustic-Style Kitchen

For a farmhouse or rustic-style kitchen, floating shelves made with distressed wood are a good addition. It completes the look. Plus, it would make the kitchen look very neat, especially when the plates and other kitchen utensils are stacked nicely.

Traditional Floating Shelf

Be it in the entryway, living room, hallway, kitchen, bathroom, or bedroom, this traditional floating shelf provides space to keep some of your stuff or perhaps photo displays. An incredible way to free up some space on your side table.

Small Palette-Looking Floating Shelves

Create statement floating shelves by making something that looks like small palettes. Put them together on the wall, and you’d have an instant space to put some decorative bottles as well as tiny planters. This one here is really cute! It’s a perfect addition to any farmhouse or rustic room.

Modern Decorative Shelf

When using floating shelves to avoid clutter in your home, you really don’t have to stick to the traditional ones. If you want to achieve a modern look, try sleek shelves like the one that you can see in the picture. Isn’t it neat? You can also paint it with any color that you want so that it would be more attractive. It should be able to hold some books, picture frames, and other decorative pieces.

Dark Wood Hanging Shelf

Wooden hanging shelves are popular and they can complement just about any home style. Be it modern, classic, or farmhouse, they are an amazing addition. Plus, you can install a number of them on an empty wall so that you’d have more storage.

Pantry Floating Shelves

The pantry is one of the places in a kitchen that gets easily cluttered, especially if you are one who loves to stock up. So, yes, definitely, floating shelves would help organize your canned goods, seasonings, condiments, legumes, and other food items. It is highly recommended though that you transfer any bulk items into pretty jars so your pantry area would look good, too.

Floating Shelf in a Nursery Room

Expecting a baby? Are you currently decorating a nursery room? I do understand how expectant parents get so excited that they keep buying all sorts of cute stuff for the baby. Well, floating shelves could serve as storage for those things. Stuff toys, storybooks, baby shoes, you name it! You can stack them all up there!

Traditional Shelves in a Kitchen

With all the things that you need for your kitchen, you may no longer have enough space on your counters. Well, you can let your countertop breathe a little bit by taking some of those jars and utensils up the floating shelves. You can even add some hanging plants to make your kitchen look prettier.

Floating shelves are undoubtedly very useful when it comes to avoiding clutter in any part of your home. And what’s good about them is they come in all sorts of designs, sizes, shapes, and colors. You have lots of options to improve the overall appearance of your home interior.

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