Small Space Secrets: Swap Your Bookcases for Wall Mounted Shelving. Here's a creative shelving arrangement that uses a deeper shelf at bottom to create a sort of bench. The bench can serve as extra seating for parties, or as a display space.
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I wrote a whole post about swapping your bookcases for wall-mounted shelving. Wall-mounted shelving takes up less space, and can almost appear to blend in with the wall. Image from Stadshem, via Freshhome.
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DIY Industrial Shelves on a budget. Think outside the box when it comes to updating spaces in your home that sit empty or get little attention. These large floor-to-ceiling industrial shelves provide great storage as well as decor.