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September 7, 2020

How To Style a Shelf

Shelf styling is gaining popularity over the past few years as a way to style up your home. However, some of you might be staring at your shelf in a blank, not knowing where to start. Here are some tips of how you can start styling your empty shelf.



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As pretty as your shelf might be, it would be illogical to have frequently used items on the top or bottom shelf where it is hard to access. Laying items that are used frequently within arms reach is crucial.


Books and More Books

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Books are the most common item when it comes to shelf styling and for good reason. It adds a homely feel to your shelf and can also be styled in many different ways; flush left, flush right or even stacking them. Mix up the positions of your books for a different look.

Odd Numbers

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To the human eye, odd numbers create a more of a balanced look. Create arrangements of 1, 3, 5, or even 7 items of differing heights or size.

Add Greenery

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If you’ve worked with SFR before, you know we love to style with artificial plants. Having plants in your home bring the outdoor in, making an area feel much livelier.

Have Fun

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Finally, the last tip is to have fun. Move things around and don’t be afraid to go against any of the styling tips that we mentioned above. In the end, the shelf should represent you and your style.


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