Wall Mounted Display Shelves

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From rustic reclaimed wood, to stylish and modern accent shelves, there are a range of different styles of wall mounted display shelves you can use for your favorite small collectibles, picture frames, or other decorative items. Whether your home decor is modern class, or full of country charm, there’s a shelf that is sure to fit into your room.

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Reclaimed Wood Rustic Style Display Shelf
Joao 2 Piece Solid Wood Floating Shelf with Reclaimed Wood
Joao 2 Piece Solid Wood Floating Shelf with Reclaimed Wood
Joao 2 Piece Solid Wood Floating Shelf with Reclaimed Wood
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Joao 2 Piece Solid Wood Floating Shelf with Reclaimed Wood
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Joao 2 Piece Solid Wood Floating Shelf with Reclaimed Wood
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Reclaimed Wood Rustic Style Display Shelf

Gracie Oaks

These shelves are full of country charm with their rustic wood style. If you have other furniture accents made from reclaimed wood, these shelves will fit in perfectly. They are made from thick and solid oak wood with natural wood grain and knots showing through to give it that naturalistic look.

$101.91

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Unique Cube Display Shelf for Collectibles
Suffield 4 Piece Accent Shelf
Suffield 4 Piece Accent Shelf
Suffield 4 Piece Accent Shelf
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Suffield 4 Piece Accent Shelf
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Suffield 4 Piece Accent Shelf
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Unique Cube Display Shelf for Collectibles

Zipcode Design™

Cube style shelves are popular for a wide range of different small collectibles. Having the cubes is a great way to secure non-traditional shaped items such as seashells or rounded vases. When you are looking for a simple yet stylish shelf that can fit into almost any decor style, this shelf is a good choice.

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Similar to a modern design, this cube-style display shelf can work for small books or potted plants. It is a very simple and non-obtrusive design that can blend in with any decor without looking out of place.

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Stylish X Design Wall Display Shelves
Mercer 3 Piece Paulownia Solid Wood Tiered Shelf
Mercer 3 Piece Paulownia Solid Wood Tiered Shelf
Mercer 3 Piece Paulownia Solid Wood Tiered Shelf
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Mercer 3 Piece Paulownia Solid Wood Tiered Shelf
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Mercer 3 Piece Paulownia Solid Wood Tiered Shelf
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Stylish X Design Wall Display Shelves

Gracie Oaks

The X-design framing on this wall mounted shelf is great for small collectibles or picture frames. It includes three oak shelves with plenty of room between them for small bottles, portraits, and decorative accents.

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This shelf would blend in nicely with a range of decors. It would do well in modern style homes, as well as rooms that have a rustic feel. If you love the unique pairing of sleek metal framing and sanded oak wood, this shelf is a great one to consider.

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Matched Set of Display Shelves for Collectibles
Esah Solid Wood Bracket Shelf
Esah Solid Wood Bracket Shelf
Esah Solid Wood Bracket Shelf
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Esah Solid Wood Bracket Shelf
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Esah Solid Wood Bracket Shelf
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Matched Set of Display Shelves for Collectibles

Gracie Oaks

Having spacious shelves in your kitchen, or any room of your home, can be great for holding small plants, a few recipe books, or small MP3 speakers so you can enjoy your favorite music or podcasts. These shelves are a great size for a range of different collectibles or useful items.

Designer Advice:

This set of shelves would be great in a kitchen holding spices or fresh potted herbs near a window or above a sink. These floating wall shelves are made from real oak wood and use L-shaped brackets to secure them to the wall.

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Eye Catching Round Display Wall Shelves
Hanson Solid Wood Counter & Bar Stool
Auerbach Diamond Mango Solid Wood Accent Shelf
Aberdeen 3 Piece Circle Mango Wood Accent Shelf
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Aberdeen 3 Piece Circle Mango Wood Accent Shelf
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Aberdeen 3 Piece Circle Mango Wood Accent Shelf
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Eye Catching Round Display Wall Shelves

Mistana™

If you’re looking for a shelf that draws your eye and gets your collectibles noticed, this display shelf is a perfect choice. It uses a smooth round frame with three mango wood shelves to hold small decorative items and collectibles. It would be great for any room in your home, and could even hold small herbs in the kitchen too!

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Set of 2 Corner Wall Display Shelves for Collectibles
2 Piece Corner Shelf
2 Piece Corner Shelf
2 Piece Corner Shelf
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2 Piece Corner Shelf
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2 Piece Corner Shelf
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Set of 2 Corner Wall Display Shelves for Collectibles

Ebern Designs

If you notice a corner of your room that seems to be wasted space, this set of two corner display shelves can help make use of that space. The shelves are small, but provide plenty of room for small flower vases, picture frames, statues, or seasonal decor. 

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Fashionable DIY Display Shelves for Collectibles
Taylorsville 2 Piece Floating Shelf Set
Taylorsville 2 Piece Floating Shelf Set
Taylorsville 2 Piece Floating Shelf Set
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Taylorsville 2 Piece Floating Shelf Set
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Taylorsville 2 Piece Floating Shelf Set
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Fashionable DIY Display Shelves for Collectibles

Zipcode Design™

These fashionable shelves have a DIY type feel to them and would fit well into a home office, craft room or other area where a unique looking shelf is needed. Being long and horizontal gives you plenty of space on these two shelves for a wide range of small collectible items.

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This shelf would fit into modern style decor perfectly. It has a slight DIY feel to it which makes it both fashionable and unique. Due to its long horizontal shape, this shelf would look great near a window or above a fireplace mantle. 

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Set of 3 Elegant Victorian Style Display Shelves
3 Piece Floating Shelf Set
3 Piece Floating Shelf Set
3 Piece Floating Shelf Set
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3 Piece Floating Shelf Set
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3 Piece Floating Shelf Set
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Set of 3 Elegant Victorian Style Display Shelves

Ballucci

Elegant and classy, these white Victorian style display shelves are suitable for any home that wants a touch of luxury. Whether you want to display a few favorite photo frames, or need a spacious shelf for a special trophy or other commemorative item, these Victorian shelves can be just what you need.

$59.99

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Unique Floating Display Shelf Ideas for DIY
Mcspadden 2 Piece Triangle Solid Wood Floating Shelf
Mcspadden 2 Piece Triangle Solid Wood Floating Shelf
Mcspadden 2 Piece Triangle Solid Wood Floating Shelf
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Mcspadden 2 Piece Triangle Solid Wood Floating Shelf
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Mcspadden 2 Piece Triangle Solid Wood Floating Shelf
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Unique Floating Display Shelf Ideas for DIY

Ophelia & Co.

If you love having fully unique and attractive shelving in your home, this shelf may just fit the bill. It makes use of a thick wood slab being securely suspended by braided rope to give it a unique triangle shape that fits into any room of your home. 

$14.5 $28.99

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Modern and Clean Display Shelves for Small Collectibles
Girouard 6 Piece Accent Shelf
Girouard 6 Piece Accent Shelf
Girouard 6 Piece Accent Shelf
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Girouard 6 Piece Accent Shelf
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Girouard 6 Piece Accent Shelf
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Modern and Clean Display Shelves for Small Collectibles

Zipcode Design™

If you love modern designs and clean straight lines, this display shelf will work for you. It follows a modern design style and provides multiple horizontal boards for your favorite collectibles or picture frames, with vertical framing supporting the whole design to help draw your eye and blend in with a wide range of simplistic decors.

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Wall Mounted Display Shelves

Buying Guide

It’s a simple process to install wall mounted display shelves, but before you can start, you’ll need to gather the proper tools. Besides the shelves and shelf brackets, make sure you have a tape measure, pencil, spirit level, stud finder, drill, hammer, drywall screws, and wall anchors.

Determine where you want the shelf, then consider its weight capacity and the overall unit weight. If it's especially large or heavy, use a stud finder to locate a sturdy wall stud where you can secure it to the wall. If no studs are available, you’ll need to use the drywall anchors for appropriate support.

Next, use a pencil to mark where both ends of the shelf should be fixed to the wall. With your level, confirm that the shelf will be straight in this position. Using a power drill, pre-drill into the wall at the marked points. If you have brick or masonry walls, insert a wall anchor.

Position the shelf or wall brackets to line up with the drilled holes. Fasten the shelf or bracket to the wall using screws. If you secured a bracket to the wall (and not the shelf directly), you can now mount the shelf on the bracket.

Wall mounted display shelves are the perfect accent piece to any room and allow you space to store almost anything. Keep your classic books on shelves that are mounted higher up, or store your child’s favorite books on shelves designed to display the front covers of picture books. Put your family’s sunglasses on the shelves of a small display unit for fun use of the space.   

Opt for a shelf with built-in space for wine bottles and glasses to store your wine collection. Go the classic route by displaying figurines, vases, trinkets, and other interesting collectibles on square shelving units or display shelves with interesting shapes highlighting your items. Small potted plants are a lively addition to your wall-mounted shelves and add a fresh look to your room.

Before displaying or storing any items, ensure that you determine the shelf’s weight capacity.

On average, standard wall mounted display shelves can support approximately 30-50 lbs. of weight. However, this depends on the shelf materials, the depth of the wall mounted display shelf, and how many studs will be used to mount it. Some wall mounted display shelves can support over 300 lbs.; however, to hold this amount of weight, they have to be built and installed correctly.

Consider exactly what your shelf will be holding. Next, you’ll need to think about how much these objects weigh and how they affect the dimensions needed for your shelf? Answering these questions can help you determine how big your shelf will need to be and the best type of wood to use.

If you want your shelf to carry a substantial amount of weight, certain wood types are durable and sturdy. These include walnut, pine, mahogany, plywood, cherry, and MDF (medium-density fiberboard).

Best Ideas

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Display shelves suitable for wall mounting. These small shelves provide space for small-sized decorations, photos, etc. Durable wooden construction is finished in neutral white color, so it matches any interior design.

White wall mount shelves

A nice wall decoration that also plays a functional role. It includes plenty of space for books, decorations, etc. Its white color will be great in any type of decor. This application is good for home libraries.

Display shelves wall

This fantastic display shelves wall is a good solution for all tiny spaces, where every meter counts. It takes considerably less space than a traditional bookcase, offering wide storage area for your favorite books or albums.

Ashland 16" Display Shelf

Ashland 16" Display Shelf

This item is a special shelf that has got a functional and decorative character. It is a wall mounted shelf that offers plenty of compartments for storage and display of decorations. Its white color matches any stylization.

Sunglass holder for wall

Durable wooden display shelf finished in black color. This wall-mounted element provides plenty of space for CDs, DVDs and other multimedia or decorations. Neutral color and simple lines look good in any interior design.

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Great Etsy shop for Industrialized and Rustic Furniture - there are lots of really cool ideas for creating all sorts of DIY things with wood paneling and piping.

Stunning Dark Cherry Stained Wall

Stunning Dark Cherry Stained Wall

Stunning wine shelves, made of hardwood, colored with classic dark cherry color. It has three shelves for your favorite wine bottles. Specially made with a small lip on the front.Additionally, you can hang 8 glasses and use its other capabilities.

Display wall shelf

Wall shelves that provide display space for pictures and other decorations. These wooden elements are thick and simple, so they match any design. Durable shelves of this type are also resistant to wear or overweight.

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Wall Mounted Shelving

Wall mounted wine rack and glass candle

Wall mounted wine rack and glass candle

The gorgeous minibar made by using two fancy shaped shelves. The space below the shelf could be used as a wine rack for ten bottles. Under the shelves using the special metal frame the glass could be presented like in the real bar.

Wall display shelves for collectibles

Stacked two-inch by four-inch boards attached to plumbing pipe that, in turn, fastens to the bedframe, creates a headboard that will support shelves and hanging items without damaging the wall. Shelves are added by wedging them between the boards.

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A toy dedicated to every little one whose passion is creating new works and pictures. Can hang on the wall, also as a beautiful decoration in a white frame. Beneath it is a display wall shelf ready to storage many children's books on the black slim shelves.

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These sleek shelves offer the styled and mounted literature dispenser and are just perfect for having all the magazines and books visible, while the glass front makes it easier to display all of your favorite positions.

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Bookcase Buffet - When it comes to creating posh pieces of furniture for your dining room, think outside the box. Convert bookcases into a custom store-and-serve buffet. Using wall anchors, hang a pair of bookcases horizontally while placing a thi

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Learn how to mount old blueberry crates to a wall to display and store Mason jars. #craftidea

Buffet wine cabinet

Practical, solid and stylish addition to any home decor. This dark brown wooden buffet cabinet includes top shelves. The lower one serves as a wall mounted glass holder. Simple lines are very aesthetic.

Wall mount display shelf

A wonderful shelf that every sportsperson will find useful. It's a simple, wooden construction with plenty of hooks where you can nicely hang all of your medals. The top of it features an extra shelf to display even more of your awards.

Sunglasses shelf

In a small or large enterprise, or office or public space it may be useful - a wall mount display for brochures, leaflets and other promotional stuff. Clearly visible thanks to the glass panels of the shelf, whose back base is made of light alder wood.

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Photoframe bookshelves in diy with Repurposed home decor Frame Bookshelf Books

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Jen and Charles display restaurant menus from their travels and from dinners they've cooked or hosted throughout their careers.

Bora 10 wall mounted display cabinet shelving ideal for

Bora-10 Wall Mounted Display Cabinet Shelving. Ideal for ...

30 h heirloom wall mounted locking display case

30"H Heirloom Wall Mounted Locking Display Case

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Wall mounted display case with led 4 glass shelves

Wall Mounted Display Case with LED | 4 Glass Shelves