Another fun advent in the corner utilization possibilities, is the wooden corner shelves. Put some in, add some books or chachkies, and enjoy the decorative styling. There are curved shelves, flat edge shelves, and shelving units that use the corner as a base point. Whichever type you choose, you are sure to love having that tricky space in the corner as a usable space.
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Corner-Mounted Wooden Shelf
Perfect For: Displaying decor items and saving space in tight corners
What We Like: The versatile mounting options and solid construction
This corner-mounted wooden shelf is a clever storage solution that can be installed in interior or exterior corners, making the most of your limited wall space. Crafted with the finest solid hardwood and miter joints, it features traditional mortise and tenon joinery, ensuring long-lasting durability. The award-nominated design by Tronk brings elegance and functionality to your home, offering the perfect spot for showcasing your favorite decor items, plants, or books.
To create a visually dynamic display, mount multiple shelves in a staggered arrangement, and mix in different textures and shapes such as vases, photo frames, and sculptures.
Wall Corner Shelves Set of 2
Perfect For: Enhancing living room, bedroom, or other areas with stylish storage
What We Like: Practical and space-saving
These gray sonoma wall corner shelves are designed to be the focal point of your living space by providing extra storage without occupying precious floor space. Made from high-quality engineered wood, the shelves offer strength, stability, and resistance to moisture, making them easy to clean. Showcase awards, books, or ornaments with the shelves' practical and innovative design. Please note that screw(s) and plug(s) for wall installation are not included.
When mounting, ensure you use suitable screw(s) and plug(s) for your walls. If uncertain, seek professional advice to avoid any damage or mishaps.
Two-Tier Floating Wall Shelf
East Urban Home
Perfect For: Showcasing books, art, and decorative items
What We Like: Bold two-tone design with a sleek silhouette
This modern two-tier floating wall shelf adds a dash of style to any room while providing ample space for displaying a variety of household items, from books and records to houseplants and artwork. The contrasting two-tone color palette sets it apart from ordinary shelves, making it a unique and eye-catching piece. Although installation is required, it's worth the effort to create a contemporary yet functional display area in your home.
Pair this shelf with neutral-toned walls and minimalistic decor to let its bold design take center stage, and feel free to mix and match various items for an eclectic look.
Modern Wall Shelf with Unique Design
East Urban Home
Perfect For: Maximizing storage space and enhancing your interior aesthetics
What We Like: The combination of function and style
This modern wall shelf brings extra storage space along with a distinctive design that adds a touch of sophistication to any room. Made from 100% melamine coated particleboard, it is durable and easy to clean. It effortlessly blends with various types of home décor, making it a versatile choice for anyone looking to declutter their space without sacrificing style. Whether for books, decorative items, or small essentials, this wall shelf can support a variety of items, enhancing the overall functionality of your living area.
Use this shelf as a focal point in your living room or bedroom, pairing it with minimalist décor to create a balanced and harmonious environment.
Rustic Open Top-Shelf Bookcase
Perfect For: Adding character to living rooms or offices
What We Like: Spacious and versatile open-shelf design
This rustic open top-shelf bookcase offers a homey charm, transforming any room with a farmhouse touch. Its wood plank detailing and barn door style paneling inspire your adventurous spirit while maximizing space and storage. Use it to display books, plants, and decor, giving your living room or office a functional yet stylish storage piece that brings the outdoors inside.
Pair the bookcase with other rustic furniture pieces, such as a reclaimed wood coffee table or a distressed leather armchair, to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere in your space.
Lawson Corner Bookcase with Crown Molding
Perfect For: Enhancing traditional style interiors with a touch of elegance
What We Like: The American-made, solid wood construction with crown molding detail
The Lawson Corner Bookcase boasts an exquisite Post-Colonial America inspired design, featuring intricate crown molding detail that elevates any home interior. Crafted from high-quality, real wood by skilled American craftsmen, this bookcase offers a sturdy structure and longevity. The unique 5-step finishing and lacquering process adds a pristine appearance, while the fixed shelves provide ample space for displaying your cherished books and decorative items.
To complement its traditional charm, style the bookcase with classic literary works, charming décor pieces, and a cozy reading nook nearby for an inviting and sophisticated atmosphere.
Modern Bookshelf for Hobby Enthusiasts
East Urban Home
Perfect For: Organizing and displaying books and collectibles
What We Like: Versatile storage options
This modern bookshelf offers ample space to store your books, collectibles, and more based on your hobby. Its sleek design and open shelves make it ideal for blending seamlessly with any home decor. The bookshelf is not only functional but also acts as a stylish display piece, allowing you to showcase your prized possessions and personalize your living space with ease.
Place this bookshelf in your living room or study for optimum use, and experiment with varying your items' arrangements using a mix of books, decorative objects, and plants to create a visually appealing and unique storage solution.
Three-Tiered Triangular Corner Wall Shelf
Perfect For: Maximizing space in any room
What We Like: Handcrafted solid wood with a customizable look
Elevate your home decor with this beautifully handcrafted three-tiered, triangular corner wall shelf. Made from solid wood with a warm walnut finish, the adjustable-height planks are supported by knotted rope for added texture. Ideal as a spice rack in your kitchen, storage in your laundry room, or displaying decorations in your living room or den. Don't forget to grab mounting hardware to have this versatile corner shelf unit ready for installation upon arrival.
To make the most of this shelf in a small space, consider adding decorative boxes or small storage baskets to organize and hide clutter while maintaining a stylish look.
Industrial Vintage Wall Shelf
Perfect For: Organizing and displaying items in various rooms
What We Like: Adjustable shelf height and versatile uses
This Industrial Vintage Wall Shelf seamlessly blends iron pipes and wood for a stylish and functional storage solution. The adjustable shelf height allows you to fit items of different sizes, making it perfect for use in living rooms, bedrooms, offices, or even above the toilet. The floating design also makes it a versatile option for various applications, such as a bathroom accessories holder, towel rack, bookcase, or spice rack. Its easy installation and durable materials make it a practical choice for any space in your home.
Pair this wall shelf with other industrial or vintage-style decor elements, such as reclaimed wood furniture, exposed brick walls, or Edison bulb light fixtures, to create a cohesive look.
Wooden Corner Design Shelves
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: The corner of a small bathroom or bedroom for a little nook of added storage
What We Like: The look of the fir wood which shows the natural knots and grains
Able to accommodate up to 10 pounds per shelf, these wooden corner design shelves are a simple L-shape with two lower metal support brackets that attach to the wall. Each side is approximately 11 inches long and works well for a small collection of books or framed family photos.
Add these wooden corner design shelves to your bathroom to store anything from beauty products and cosmetics to a collection of antique perfume bottles. Place a small spider plant or sword fern on the top shelf to gently cascade down.
What Users Say:
They’re perfect for an office or bedroom. I added a nook in the guest bedroom and thinking of buying again for the guest bathroom. Worth the money!
Rustic Corner Shelf with Five-Tier Storage
Perfect For: Enhancing any room with functional storage and a touch of rustic charm
What We Like: The combination of solid wood and powder-coated metal brackets
This unique corner shelf showcases a rustic style, featuring torched finish solid wood and powder-coated metal brackets that blend beautifully with various room decors. The five-tier storage racks offer ample space and a 7.87" distance between each shelf, making it easy to display photos, ornaments, collectibles, toys, and more. With a heavy weight capacity of 44 lbs, this sturdy and anti-rust floating shelf can be mounted in any room as both an eye-catching decor piece and practical storage solution.
Hang the corner shelf in a cozy reading nook, and adorn it with your favorite books, table lamp, and potted plants to create a warm, inviting space for relaxation.
Bamboo Corner Shelf with Triangle Base
Perfect For: Maximizing limited space in any room
What We Like: Its versatile multi-function design
Elevate your home organization game with this bamboo corner shelf. Featuring three fan-shaped tiers and a sturdy triangle base, it's perfect for making the most of limited corner spaces. Use it as a narrow-angle bookshelf in the living room, a slender kitchen organizer, or a layered plant stand on the balcony. Made of eco-friendly, lightweight, and durable natural bamboo, this shelf is easy to assemble with all necessary hardware included for a worry-free installation within minutes.
To enhance the shelf's style, consider using similar natural materials for items displayed on it, such as woven baskets or wooden frames, giving a cohesive and earthy look to your space.
Modern Style Corner Design Furniture Bookcase
Perfect For: The corner of a family room to store movies, books and games
What We Like: It’s available in a number of different color combinations
Standing tall at 67 inches, this corner design furniture bookshelf features two walnut-finished vertical manufactured wood back panels. There are five 18-inch wide white shelves fashioned out of durable particle board. Each shelf protrudes slightly over the side of the unit and showcases an open silhouette.
For added safety and stability, this corner design furniture bookshelf comes with a tip-over restraint device to attach to the wall. Plus, the wood materials are scratch-resistant so they’ll hold up nicely over time.
What Users Say:
I really wanted a bookshelf that would fit in the corner and this is exactly what I was looking for. It was super easy to put together by myself.
Geometric Mango Wood Bookcase
Joss & Main
Perfect For: Adding a unique and elegant touch to your living space or office
What We Like: The versatility of adjustable and removable shelves
Meticulously crafted from premium Indian mango wood with a natural, light-brown finish, this geometric-inspired bookcase elevates your interior with its striking design. The unit features three adjustable wooden frames, offering a multitude of removable shelves to accommodate various preferences and storage needs. A perfect blend of style and function, it serves as a versatile storage solution while enhancing your space's aesthetic charm.
To maintain a cohesive look throughout your room, pair this bookcase with other minimalist, light-hued wooden furniture. Add a mix of books, decorative items, and small indoor plants for a vibrant and fresh feel.
Light Mocca Wooden Corner Shelf
East Urban Home
Perfect For: The corner of an entryway for added storage for keys and daily necessities
What We Like: There are a few color options available
Not So Good For: Storing anything too heavy
Showcasing a unique zigzag design, this wooden corner shelf unit measures approximately 32 inches long and is crafted out of hardwearing manufactured wood. It contains four 23-inch shelves with an overall weight capacity of 15 pounds. It comes with metal hardware including an anchor, brackets and clips for installation.
Hang up this contemporary-style wooden corner shelf in your den to host a few books and perhaps a vintage clock. It’s recommended that you dust the shelves with a damp cloth without the use of harsh chemicals to maintain the integrity of the finish.
What Users Say:
My daughter loves her new shelves. They’re very easy to assemble. We used additional support brackets to take the weight of a few books.
Freestanding Ladder Wooden Corner Shelf
Ladders that tapper upwards are pleasing to the eye and work wonderfully as corner shelves. They have an artistic flow to them that other freestanding wooden corner shelf designs do not possess.
You can find them in raw natural wood materials or painted finishes to match your other home décor scheme. For a visually alluring freestanding ladder corner shelf, place your smallest décor pieces on top and larger pieces on lower shelves.
Interlocking Box Modern Corner Shelf Designs
Interlocking boxes are a new shelf type that has become increasingly popular over the years. They have square and rectangular geometric curvatures and add an artistic and modern panache to the corner of a room.
Make sure to measure the décor piece you plan to place on this wooden corner shelf before purchasing this type of shelf. Interlocking box shelves are not adjustable.
Tall Wooden Corner Stand Design
You can find a tall wooden corner stand design in curvy shapes, straight and thin frames, or chunky heavy frames. This corner rack design offers shelves in rounded, square, or odd hexagonal shapes.
Your options are limitless with these types of wooden corner shelves. These types of tall wooden bookshelf designs emphasize rooms with lofty ceilings.
Rustic Farmhouse Wooden Corner Shelf Design
A rustic farmhouse corner shelf can look wonderful on its own or in sets of two or three. The boxier the shelf, the more rustic it will appear.
Finding solid and thicker shelving in any type of wood species will combine magnificently in a rustic modern or rustic farmhouse style. Square corner shelves with distressed finishes make your rustic appeal more believable.
Simple Minimalist Floating Corner Shelf
The simplest corner shelf of all time, floating corner shelves like these are perfect in a minimalist’s home. A corner shelf type like this one, lets you adjust the height of your shelf to the height of the object you place on top of the shelf.
Uncomplicated floating corner shelves are created curved and radial, or sharp-cornered and boxy. If you aren’t planning to adjust the shelf height, then you can also find simple corner shelves that come attached as a tier.
Solid Wood Freestanding Wall Corner Design
If you need a corner shelf to hold heavy, and more objects, then placing a solid wood freestanding bookcase is your best option. These types of corner shelves sit wider and sometimes come with cabinets to hide away your uninviting objects.
Freestanding solid wood corner shelves are dramatic in rustic design. For a shabby chic charm, choose a white-coated or light color finish with feminine design work and curves chiseled into it.
Industrial Styled Wooden Corner Shelves Design
Piping framework and wooden shelving automatically mix admirably with industrial style. A corner shelf with a piping frame is handsome in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, living rooms, and even garages.
Install them lower to the ground and use them as small side tables or higher to display candles, picture frames, and other décor pieces. They perform flawlessly as small entryway tables for holding keys, bills, and mail.
Floating Wall Ladder Corner Shelves Design
Like a freestanding ladder corner shelf design, these floating wall ladders are cute mini-me’s and assume no floor space at all. They are great for anyone who loves the ladder shelf appeal but doesn’t have the option to place a freestanding one.
Floating wall ladder corner shelf designs are adorable in bathrooms, bedrooms, offices, and craft rooms. They remind you of an artistic tripod easel stand.
Geometric Metal Modern Corner Shelf Designs
Geometric modern corner shelf designs have just the right amount of metal and wood ratio. They are stunning in bedrooms, living rooms, and greenhouses.
The polished framework and matte wooden shelving create a beautiful balance in any modern designer’s home. Mid-century designers can also appreciate mixed metalwork and wooden shelving in their homes too.
Wooden Corner Shelves With Zig Zag Design
Modern, contemporary, and eclectic designers fawn over the zig-zag design. You can find a wooden corner shelf with a zig-zag design in varying lengths and colors.
Personal collections with same-sized items are beautiful to display on these same height shelves. As a reminder, these shelves are not adjustable, so make sure your items will fit on the shelves with a few millimeters of room to spare.
Wooden corner shelves resemble elegance and functionality. They offer an unnoticeable storage space, while maintaining your floor space. Recommended especially for tiny spaces, will fit into both traditional and modern interiors.
shelving idea... I would do three (2 on one wall and 1 on the other) in the corner of our living room and put pictures and stuff on them... love!
Corner rack for storing books, display decorations and more. Construction is made of wood and reinforced with solid supports. Modern and functional design for the living room, bedroom and others interiors as needed.
This sustainable standing corner shelf is made from high-quality walnut wood. Having 5 tiers, placed on a surface of 75"H x 16" x 16", it constitutes a good proposition for books storage. What is more, it is light-weight and easy to assemble.
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This beautiful wooden corner shelf embodies what's best in contemporary design. Irregular shape with regular capacity allows storing your books, magazines, photos, flowers or whatever you find enhancing for your living room.
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Minimalistic corner shelf made of natural wood. It isn't a good place to storage your books, because it isn't very capacious, but it will be perfect to storage frippery or expose crockery made of porcelain.
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Crafted from dark wood, this beautiful corner shelf constitutes a smooth spot to display your items. 4 tiers can offer pretty much space for books, photos, magazines, flowers or any other bits and pieces.
A statement piece storage, would be great in a bathroom as well. Wooden corner shelves for walls looks simply like a small piece of art or a wooden sculpture. You can keep their any items you want; cosmetics and perfumes etc.
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