Are you looking for extra storage space in your kitchen? Having an extra cabinet in your kitchen is a great way to improve kitchen storage, but have you considered having kitchen shelves? They are fancier and can be used to decorate your kitchen to your taste.
On kitchen shelves, you can decide to use kitchen decor accessories to make your kitchen look a whole lot better, or you can simply place your kitchenware on them.
In this article, I have compiled a list of the best DIY kitchen shelves ideas; all you need to do is find one suitable for you and start making it.
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1. DIY Kitchen Floating Shelves
This floating shelf is one of the most beautiful ones I have ever seen. I love the live edges on the floating shelves. These shelves would be a perfect fit for a rustic kitchen. The creator was able to install this 3-tier shelf in her kitchen; you can make a 2-tier; either way, your kitchen will look beautiful with these floating shelves.
2. Hanging Kitchen Shelf DIY
Here’s another kitchen floating shelf idea that you can use to add beauty to your kitchen. This kind of kitchen shelf might not have enough endurance for heavy kitchenware. I would suggest you place light flower vases; it will surely add beauty to your kitchen.
3. Kitchen Island With Shelf DIY
Having a shelf is great for storage, but how about having a shelf and kitchen island together? That will be a win-win situation. This kitchen island is ideal for small kitchens, and it has two shelves that are large enough to contain your dinnerware. It also has a cupboard with more storage space.
4. DIY Hexagon Shelves
I completely love these shelves. It can be used to spice up your overall kitchen wall decor. You can choose to store in them whatever you want to. However, I would suggest that you place some flower vases in them, it will surely make your kitchen look finer.
5. Kitchen A-shelf DIY
DIY: Vintage Revivals
Do you have a lot of plates, bowls, cups and other kitchen utensils? Are you struggling with where to keep them? I have just got the best kitchen shelving for you. This kitchen shelf is large enough to contain all your kitchenware. Also, you will need to dedicate a lot of space for keeping this kitchen shelf.
6. DIY Rope Shelves
Are you looking for something low budget? Here’s one. You will only need one bar of wood to make this shelf idea. The creator was able to do it for her home with some wood and rope. The making process is quite easy to follow; even a beginner would be able to make this kitchen shelf idea.
7. DIY Copper Pipe Shelves
DIY: A joyful riot
If you already have copper kitchen decor underway in your kitchen, this copper pipe shelve won’t be a bad idea. I love the simplicity of this kitchen shelf idea. It is also easy to make and won’t require the use of a lot of woodworking tools.
8. DIY Kitchen Shelf Ideas
DIY: Life storage
Here’s another one you can make for your kitchen. In this DIY project, you will learn how to make this kitchen shelf. The making process will take less than a day to complete. This shelf will look great above your kitchen counter.
9. Durable Floating Shelves DIY
DIY: Plank and Pillow
Here’s one that, if done right, you would be able to place a lot of heavy stuff on it. But not too heavy, though. These floating shelves are quite easy to make. They’ll fit perfectly in a small or big kitchen.
10. DIY Shelves With Belt Straps
DIY: At home in love
This is one you don’t see often. The creator of this kitchen shelf idea was able to use belts and wood to create this stunning piece of art. You can make this for your kitchen and place plates and cups on it or flower vases to make your kitchen look beautiful.
11. DIY Circle Wood Shelf
DIY: New Blooming
This wood shelf would be best for your living room or bedroom, but there’s nothing wrong with having it in your kitchen. You can use it to place lightweight kitchenware. The making process is quite easy to follow. This kitchen shelf will make a great kitchen wall decor for your home.
12. DIY Corner Floating Shelves
DIY: A Beautiful Mess
Every kitchen has a corner; you might be missing out on a whole lot of storage space if you aren’t using a corner floating shelf. In this DIY project, you will learn how to make this fancy corner floating shelf for your storage needs.
13. DIY Kitchen Floating Shelves
DIY: Our city nest
This kind of floating shelf might be what you need to add that rustic feel you have been looking for in your kitchen. You will need some reclaimed wood to make this, but make sure the wood is strong enough to withstand pressure from the kitchenware you are going to place on it.
14. DIY Tetris Shelves
DIY: Our nerd home
Here’s another amazingly outstanding kitchen shelving idea you can make for your kitchen. These shelves would look better in your living room, but there’s no harm in trying something out of the ordinary in your kitchen. The making process is quite easy; even complete beginners can create this.
15. DIY Large Shelf
DIY: A beautiful mess
If you are looking for a large shelf for your kitchen storage needs, here is one you can make. You might need the help of someone to make and install this in your kitchen. It has a lot of shelves for your storage needs. Also, you would need a lot of space in your kitchen if you want to make this.
16. DIY Floating Shelf Idea
DIY: Bigger than the three of us
Here’s another beauty I found while doing my research on the best DIY kitchen shelves ideas. These shelves are perfect for placing over your countertop. You would be able to store your kitchenware and reach them easily. If you have a lot of kitchenware, I would suggest you make a large floating shelf.
17. DIY Floating Shelves
These floating shelves are ideal for a bathroom, but I would recommend having these shelves in your kitchen too. They are really beautiful and would make your kitchen look a whole lot better. You can make as many as you want.
18. DIY Easy Open Shelving
DIY: Love and renovations
Here’s a small shelf that will look great in your kitchen. If you have lots of cabinets in your kitchen for storage, you might not need large floating shelves. These ones would work great.
19. Low-Budget Kitchen Shelves
Are you looking for something low budget? Here’s one. This DIY project will show you how to make these kitchen shelves. The process of making this low-budget kitchen shelf is not so easy at first, but as you progress, it becomes more comfortable and fun.
20. 20$ Wood Floating Shelves
Do you want something even cheaper? Here’s one. If you have a wooden countertop in your kitchen, these floating shelves will make a great match. You can store more kitchenware with these floating shelves in your kitchen.
21. Firewood Turned To Shelf
In this DIY project, you will learn how to turn firewood into shelves. The making process will require the use of extensive woodworking tools. It’s kind of stressful but fun. If you have firewood laying around your lawn, it is time to put it to use.
22. LED Floating Shelves
You can add ultimate beauty to your kitchen by using these LED floating shelves. There’s nothing wrong with adding fancy lighting to your kitchen. However, while using these shelves, make sure they are completely dry at all times.
23. Harry Potter Bookshelf
I believe this will make a great shelf for storing your cookbooks or recipe books. This DIY project will teach you how to make this harry potter style bookshelf for your kitchen. It is an ideal bookshelf for your living room or bedroom, but I believe it can also serve a great purpose in the kitchen.
24. DIY Rustic Wine Shelves
DIY: The Gathered Home
You can use this shelving idea to store your wines in an organized manner. This is a rustic floating shelf that can promote the overall look of your kitchen. You will need reclaimed wood and other materials to make this rustic kitchen shelf for your home.
25. Simple Kitchen Shelf DIY
DIY: 4 Men 1 Lady
Here’s the last on my list of best DIY kitchen shelves. You can use this kitchen shelf to store small flower vases and most especially keys. It could be keys to cabinets in your kitchen or just about any key.
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