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Today we're digging into some beautiful, creative, and practical decor for your shelves. We hope you are eager for some stylish storage because these styled shelves are to die for.

styled shelves

Shelves are a double-edged sword. They are both great for storage and they are great for displaying gorgeous decor. So get ready to be inspired by talented decorators who have created wonderfully styled shelves.

Styled Shelves

Get ready to be inspired by these styled shelves. From the majestic built-ins to the magical floating shelves, every one of these ideas is a stunner.

Angele Hodges Abode

Styled Shelves Angela Hodges Home

This styled shelf is smart and classy. We love the dark wood and metal of the actual shelf, but the real stars of the show are the decor sat atop the shelf.

All the white and cream kitchenware is sweet in contrast to the dark wood. And we are “thankful” for the little touches of green. Absolutely beautiful!

Big Family Little Farmhouse

Styled Shelves Big Family Little Farmhouse

Majestic is right!

Those matcha green built-ins are showstoppers, and there is so much to celebrate here. Like the sweet cotton wreaths, which reminds us of our cotton decor post, the lovely collection of pitchers, the classic, industrial lights… We love everything!

And the dark brown wicker baskets tie in perfectly with the gorgeous hardwood floors.

Faith and Chloe Designs

 Styled Shelves Faith and Chloe Designs

This look is a warm homey, and absolutely lovely.

This shelf is just the cutest!

And this decorator knows how to make a beautiful farmhouse look.

We love how perfectly the simple, but oh so sweet decor (i.e. the greenery, the candle, or the piece of pineapple art) captures the essence of the southern farmhouse look.

Nest of Petals

Styled Shelves Nest of Petals

Floating shelves can be incredibly difficult to style, but these styled shelves are flawless.

Where did you find those tiny flower pots? They are SO adorable.

And we love the Rae Dunn pieces you've added. Including those pieces on that refreshing tiered tray under the canopy of the floating shelves. Great styling!


Our Cozy Nest

Styled Shelves Our Cozy Nest

I honestly cannot get enough of successfully styled floating shelves, so here's one more set! And oh my goodness it is so beautiful!

For one, the dark wood shelves look fantastic up against the gorgeous shiplap. Furthermore, the vintage pieces are giving us all the right farmhouse feels.

Magnolia May Cottage

Styled Shelves Magnolia May Cottage

Speaking of vintage farmhouse feels, this styled shelf does not disappoint either. Remember Megan from one of our previous Friday favorites posts? We are so excited to feature her again because she is a talented shelf styler!

From the burlap curtains to the sweet bakeware, we are in love with her shelves!

Decor and Dogs

Styled Shelves

We couldn't leave out a beautiful table with an incorporated shelf.  Meghan has styled this shelf with charm using a basket, lantern, tobacco basket and more.

But we want to call attention to the letter art over the table.  Isn't it adorable!

Baker Nest

7 Ideas for Perfectly Styled Shelves Baker Nest

This may be the most charming built-in I have seen! We are always impressed with the things Katie does, but she has really outdone herself with this sage green beauty.

The creamy white kitchenware contrasts beautifully, but the little splashes of wood and bronze make the look.

And the sweet photograph above is the cherry on top!



I don't know about y'all, but we are obsessed with styled shelves this week, and we hope these decorators get you as excited about styling shelves as they did us!

Now if you want to style your shelves and need a few decorator tips then check out my how to decorate a bookcase post.

Give our featured talents some love because they deserve it!

And if you have some shelves to show off, give us a shout because we love seeing how you were inspired!

Happy Decorating!

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