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20 Awesome Box Shelves Perfect For Storage

cool modern box shelves

There are lots of storage options out there, but let’s be real, lots of them are a little on the ugly side. Sure, we all want to have a designated place to put our things, but most people don’t want anything too big or to bulky. This is exactly why box shelves can be the perfect storage option for your home. Not only do these shelves get the job done, but they tend to look pretty good while doing it. Not only can box shelves be used as stand alone items, but they can also be built into large cube storage units, as well as fixed onto a wall. On top of that, box shelves can come in lots of different sizes. This means that you can use box shelves to store all sorts of things, and that they can be used in any space. For example, in a living room, box shelves can be a great way to store items while also putting them on display. In a bathroom, box shelves can be used to give you easy access to things you need to use on a regular basis. Take a look at 20 awesome box shelves perfect for storage.

floating box wall shelves

Your box shelves don’t just have to be used for storage. They can also become a nice part of your room’s decor.

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entryway box shelves

While some people prefer shelves that are a bit more flashy, box shelves can also boast nice minimal designs.

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simple living room design with long box shelves

If the traditional cube look isn’t really your thing, you can also opt for box shelves that are a little more on the rectangular side.

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uniquely shaped wall shelves

Although box shelves are typically square and rectangular, there are also other shapes that could be used.

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wall mounted box shelves

If you’re a fan of DIY projects, you might want to consider making box shelves from some old boxes that you were planning on throwing out.

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easter color wall mounted box shelves

If you’re looking for a way to add more color to your room, painting your box shelves could be the perfect way to do it.

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cool small box shelves

One of the greatest things about box shelves is that they can truly be a great fit for any room.

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simple box storage idea

For some people, wall mounted shelves just aren’t appealing. However, this stacked cube storage design is also a great option.

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wenge box shelving office unit

This set up is perfect for people who want to store things while also showing them off. Built-in lights help give this unit a brighter design.

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corner box shelves

It’s always nice to have the best of both worlds, and this set up offers just that. With some shelves floating and some on the ground, these shelves can do it all.

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brown and black wooden box shelves

This mix and match design features different size boxes so that several different types of things can be stored.

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wooden and metal box shelves for kitchen wall

If you do plan to mount shelves on the wall, it’s important to know that you need to be careful when trying to store heavier items.

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wooden box shelves on floor

Traditional book shelves are great, but why not try something a little different? These box shelves can be a nice alternative.

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DIY epic box shelf

If you’ve got children, you’ll find that cube storage is perfect for children’s bedrooms and play areas.

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modular stacking shelves for child's room

If you do decide to go with a cube design, you’ll have some added flexibility because you’ll be able to add more shelves as you go.

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cool wooden box shelves

Box shelves are such a good choice for children’s spaces because they make it easy to access things.

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repurposed drawers turned to box shelves

Unlike other types of shelving, box shelves give you a little more flexibility when it comes to size. For example, if you only want one box shelf, you can do that as opposed to having to install a series of shelves.

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stacked box shelves

Looking for some additional storage space for your bathroom? These shelves might just be the perfect fit.

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kids room with box shelves

If the typical stacked design is boring to you, don’t worry, there are ways to add a little extra flair.

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best cube shelves for wall

As with anything else you put on your walls, proper placement is key.

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program. Her writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.