These shelves are made for storage, not the garbage.
Our resident DIY expert certainly has some crafty ideas when it comes to using repurposed materials for rudimentary shelves, those from vintage dish racks. Here are a few more ways to upcycle, repurpose and reuse materials bound for the trash heap. Your Victorian book collection will thank you.
Found via Piccsy, fully fictionalized pipes.
Above, a DIY project from Barely Measured repurposing antique ladders.
Another ladder repurposed care of Poetic Home. This one takes a long view on literature.
From The Paper Place, old library volumes given new life as a repurposed shelf.
Simply stated and stacked, old wooden crates used as shelving via AtticMag
A repurposed skateboard, now a display shelf care of Home to Life.
Old drawers, fitted with a retro map or other inspired print or wallpaper especially, is a very doable DIY. The more nooks, the better. Via Olive Bites.
Salvaged suitcases-cum-picture and candle display from Quirks by Annie.
Finally, for storing your reading – or your liquor – vintage milk crates rescued from Farm Maid Dairy in Detroit by Reclaimed Industry.
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