Corbel Wall Shelf

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Corbel wall shelves or as functionally attractive as they are practical. And for your home if you are looking for a different style of wall shelf unit, taking a look in our collection all the Corbel wall shelves we have to offer might be the first step to finding exactly what you're looking for. Take a look here and see if we have the right Corbel wall shelf for you.

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Architectural bracket shelf

Architectural bracket shelf

A good way to add a bit of the traditional charm and warmth to your living or dining room decor. This set of corbel wall shelves enchants with the gently adorned silhouettes and high-quality wood.

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Corbel shelf

This white panels wall was enlivened with a wooden shelf mounted on shabby chic corbels. The decorating accessories include white vases and seashells, so that the general style is kind of nautical, alluding to beach theme.

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Corbel wall shelf 2

Possible DIY project - painted wall shelves. From:

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Corbel wall shelf 19

This large wall-mounted corbel shelf will add a cool, rustic vibe to your living space. Ideal for those, who love boho chic, this sturdy construction shall provide a solid, stable display for your belongings.

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Corbel style wall shelves

Corbel-Style Wall Shelves

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Ballard designs la maison corbel shelf

Ballard Designs La Maison Corbel Shelf.

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Easy-To-Make Corbel Bedside Tables : How-To : DIY Network Needs to be bigger!

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Gothic corbel glass shelf and aris corbel glass shelf restoration

Gothic Corbel & Glass Shelf and Aris Corbel & Glass Shelf | Restoration Hardware | 99.00-179.00 ea.

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Deep Brown Wood Metal Corbel S/3 by Benzara

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Benzara Wood Wall Corbel, 18 by 13-Inch

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Corbel Wall Shelf

Buying Guide

Corbels and brackets are very similar architectural features, with the main difference being that corbels are made of wood, whereas brackets are made of metal. Another distinction within these groups is whether your corbels are load bearing or if they are merely decorative.

People use weight bearing corbels to hold up heavy items in their homes, like granite countertops or fireplace mantels. If you need a load bearing implement for a corbel wall shelf, you want to make sure you have the proper hardware.

Load bearing corbels are generally reinforced with steel, even if they have a wooden exterior. They will feel heavier than a regular, decorative corbel and should be mounted into a stud or another fortified section of the wall. If you’re relying on your corbels to bear a lot of weight, use screws instead of nails.  

Corbels are architectural elements that are both beautiful to look at and functional. Historically, corbels were carved stone or wooden additions that held up entire buildings. Today you can use them to support a new wall shelf.  

Corbel wall shelves come in a variety of different sizes, and are sturdy and durable, meaning you can store almost any decorative or functional item on them, including ornaments, books, candle holders, crockery, and many other adorning pieces.

What you store on your corbel wall shelf is up to you, with these ornate and intricately designed units presenting as a majestic decorative piece in themselves. For an aesthetically pleasing display, feature ornamental items on your corbel wall shelf that coordinate with the style of the corbel. Try a large statement mirror, or clock hanging above. This will not only emphasize your attractive shelf and the items on it, but provide for a bold, statement style in any room.

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Corbel Shelf

Corbel Shelf

Large orleans corbel wall shelf natural limed

Large Orleans Corbel Wall Shelf Natural Limed

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Do you think that the only way to decorate flowers - is a flowerpot? Yes, this ceramic, embossed white pot is a beautiful decoration, but unity is only with a wooden carved wall plant pedestal stand. The corner sconce consists of triple wings.

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Corbels. I LOVE CORBELS!

Wall corbels

A truly beautiful repurposed little cabinet made from an old, salvaged door. A handy little shelf for your souvenirs, with a nicely-looking little mirror. Could double as a makeup cabinet with some work and a tiny stool!

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Beautiful lace from a Victorian mansion - and a stylized wooden window, decorate the wall with corbel wall shelf. Stylized shelf supporters make an interesting corner at home. Although the window does not go out any view - shows the sea of opportunities.

Corbel wall shelf

You can simply put two of those stunning wall shelves on both sides of your fireplace and enjoy a boost of space for your decorative items and books and a nice visual appeal that they offer to any possible setting.

Corbel wall shelf

Handsome--and affordable--bedside table made of wood corbels topped by a slate roof shingle. | Photo: Cressida Payavis |

Diy make your own shelf from corbels and maybe a

DIY - Make your own shelf from corbels and maybe a piece of wood on top.

Distressed ornate wall shelf wall corbel by ginnysearlyattic

Distressed Ornate Wall Shelf Wall Corbel by ginnysEarlyAttic

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Vintage Hand Carved Wood Corbel Wall Shelf | Chairish

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Salvaged Wood Wall-Mounted Corbel Shelf/Console | Chairish

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Woodland Imports Wood Corbel & Reviews | Wayfair | Wood ...

Large wall shelf with corbels fireplace mantel shelf etsy

Large wall shelf with corbels Fireplace mantel shelf | Etsy