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A floating shelf is a multipurpose element that works in almost any room in your house. Here are seven smart ideas for a floating shelf.

  Cute in a kid's room Create the effect of floating shelves in a children's room by using simple, affordable white brackets and raw wooden planks. Because the brackets are the same colour as the wall, they practically disappear. The black triangles on the white help to draw attention away from the brackets.

Warm wood

Wood creates warmth in a cold room. Use reclaimed flooring for a weathered look.

Kitchen shelves

If you want to improve your kitchen on a small budget, floating shelves can add affordable and easy storage space. Display your beautiful crockery as décor elements!

Old scaffolding planks as book shelves

Floating shelves are still a great idea for bookshelves that are bursting at the seams. Use old scaffolding planks for this vintage look.

Special display

Display precious photographs and heirlooms on simple white floating shelves in your bedroom.

Curate for your kitchen

In an open plan kitchen that forms part of the living area, open floating shelves can boast a variety of collectibles – from glassware and silverware to artworks and other interesting trinkets. We love these open floating shelves with their beautifully curated display.

Bedtime stories

A floating shelf above the bed is a good way to keep books at hand — and your bedside table free of clutter. Remember to install the shelf high enough so that you don't bump your head but can still reach the books.

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