The wall shelves are an essential element in any home, surely you have them or have had them at some time. But sometimes we get tired of them or just want to renew them, so in the week of the day of the book, we give you some ideas of how renew or reuse your old shelves. It is possible that you have some dust in the storage room and now you can find a new utility. Because undoubtedly a bookcase can save us any corner of the house and have a lot of utilities besides storing our books. Let’s go into some fantastic uses for wall shelves. Do you want to discover them?
Give color to your wall shelves
A basic bookcase can be changed completely simply with a note of color. and transformed into a stylish and very special furniture to decorate some area. It’s not that I’m going to discover anything new, but sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. And a bookshelf with a touch of color inside is transformed completely from a dull piece of furniture to one with something special, do not you think? And in this case also because not to dare with those bright colors that on the wall we think “too much”. But can be the perfect touch for our old bookshelf … now you will love it!
Or give it a special finish
For this, nothing better than using wallpaper or fabric as a resource to give a modern touch to your bookcase. And turn it into a central piece, for example at the entrance of the house where you can look in all its splendor and also be the most Useful. This is one of the uses of wall shelves that I like the most. It will be because I love wallpaper in decoration. And to you? Sometimes simply by putting some legs on a shelf, the change is very big, we raise it and we give it more style. As simple as that!
But we can also use different prints to give a more original and unique air to a high shelf now converted into a display for our vanilla. The combination of white and yellow is undoubtedly very bright and full of energy, a great success! If you are thinking of giving a finished wallpaper to your bookshelf you will find how to do it step by step in this tutorial. The result can not please me anymore! And I’m sure it’s very useful.
A bench for any corner of the house
Another use for long wall shelves is to create a bench to which we can also add wheels to make it even more functional. Or put it in a fixed corner for reading or entering the house. A simple but very effective idea that can be great if you also put a nice cushion on top with some striking patterns. And if it is also next to a window you will only need a few cushions to create the perfect corner for Sunday afternoons.
Doll houses on a bookshelf
It is one of the best ideas to make the nursery as orderly as possible, place a few wall shelves so they can store their toys. But if you want to be original, you can also build with them a little house of beautiful dolls that will delight the kids of the house. A very simple idea in which you only need to let your imagination fly. And use wash tape and papers decorated with colorful and fun prints. Surely the kids have a great time playing with them!
This is another of the fantastic uses for shelving inside your home that will fill your home with fun.
An improvised baby closet
If you do not even want to buy the room of the small and you prefer to wait until it grows. A good solution to have your clothes neat and at hand can be to use a bookshelf. The clothes of the babies is so small that it fits perfectly and it is also decorative. Because you do not tell me that it is not pretty with so much color and drawings. It is a way to give a special air to your baby room without spending a lot and then we can surely reuse it.
If you have little space for the home office
If you are thinking about setting up a small office at home, the wall shelves can serve as a base to separate two desks or even as a foot for a small work area. Take advantage of any space to put one will be another use for shelves that will make sure that then you can have everything at hand while you work. And you will not have to be standing up continuously. A great option to make the most of the space.
Create a special reading area in the nursery
With shelves you can also create a very cool reading and relaxing area to inspire your children to read. Colossal as a base to create a bench where you can sit and read surrounded by books. And the wall shelves will serve to keep them. It does not need to be a large space. Take advantage of the upper part of the wall to place more shelves and display your favorite books. The result as well as practical is very decorative and will give a special charm to the nursery.
Turn your bookshelf into a bar cabinet
This is another ideal use for shelving to have in the living room or in the dining room near where you like to have a drink after a good meal. Or dinner with friends and family. A shelf step by step into a bar furniture of the most current. A good excuse to start talks of those that arrive until dawn and that serve to create complicity in a relaxed atmosphere while you drink something.
Or a zone for coffee
If you do not know where to place the coffee maker and all the related items. This can be a great solution. Especially if you are very fond of coffee at home. And it is a busy area it may be a good idea to place it on a shelf and give it a special location. It will become one of the most special corners of the house. Whether you place it in the kitchen or in the living area, next to the sofa where you can sit and have a quiet coffee.
This is also an ideal solution for the office dining room or a meeting room where discussions are prolonged for hours, with the nearby coffee sure that it will not become so heavy!
Separation of zones
One of the best uses we can give a shelf is to use it to separate spaces at home. So that spaces are defined clearly without being too heavy or heavy space or create a visual barrier that makes everything seem smaller. For that the wall shelves are one of the simplest. And lightest solutions that can help you redecorate any area of the house. If you also give a touch in a nice color, even better!