Shallow Easy DIY Shelves

Learn how to make a lovely little homemade picture ledge with these shallow shelves. Plus, be sure to scroll down for more shelf ideas.

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Shallow Easy DIY Shelves
Shallow Easy DIY Shelves
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Let there be shelves – gorgeous hanging shelves that are perfect for showing off pictures! Check out these Shallow Easy DIY Shelves. This is a beautiful, simple way to add extra storage when you have a large blank wall in any room. Building your own DIY shelves can be convenient because you can customize the dimensions and placement of the shelves to suit the room the best. You can use these DIY shallow shelves to show off fabulous family pictures, or display gorgeous home decor pieces. Nobody will be able to believe that you built them yourself. Grab some pallet wood and build away! 

Follow along with this helpful home decor DIY to learn how to make a picture shelf at home. You could buy a pricey shelf from Pottery Barn or something cheaper from Ikea, but this simple DIY is elegant and easy to make your own. Consider making it longer or shorter to fill your space perfectly. Just measure your frames, decide how long your picture ledge should be, and get to DIYing.

Time to CompleteIn an evening


Primary TechniqueDIY Craft


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