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Shelving Ideas For Your Apartment

Posted on June 26, 10:06 AM

I have witnessed this a number of times at a number of apartments. Books and other stuff cluttered around the apartment in places where they are taking up too much space or just getting dusty. This is no bueno. Especially in an apartment that more than likely has limited space as it is.

We talked about how important being organized is recently, but I wanted to add a few more tips to help you out with storage of books and such. Do it with shelves!

Need some shelving space for your sweet apartment?

Get affordable free-standing shelving units that you can pack up and move easily from places like Target, Wal-Mart, or Cost-Co. You'll even find some better and really slickly designed ones at DIY furniture stores like Ikea. They’re affordable, really easy to put together, and give you a great spot to store stuff.

It's not necessary to go over the top and get a huge unit for your apartment. It would be better to get several smaller units that you can easily move, or if they are cheap enough...donate if you move one day.

If you just want a few shelves for books, DVD’s, or other small items, you should look into mountable single shelf units. Then grab some cool looking storage boxes or baskets. Arrange the shelves in a staggered pattern with the boxes on top for that unique contemporary decor. It’s like art…or something like art at least...Don't you want to be something like an artist?

You might also look into corner shelving units. They are very efficient space savers. You can use them for a wide variety of storage possibilities and they are not extremely expensive.


Know any good shelving ideas? Let me know by leaving a comment below!

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