If you live in a small apartment, you might think that home decor is a luxury you can’t afford. After all, what good would beautiful decorations be if they’ll clutter up your house? Fortunately, when it comes to wall decor, form doesn’t always have to undermine function.
One of the most common examples of useful but stylish wall
decorations is the humble shelf. You might think they’re just places to
plop your books on, but shelves can really give your walls character.
Many people use them to display the knickknacks they’ve collected from
their travels, pictures of their family, memorabilia, vases, wine
bottles, house plants, candles—all sorts of things that reveal the
Of course, shelves also come in a variety of designs so that they
become, in themselves, wall decorations. If you’re a bird lover, you’ll
love a shelf that’s fashioned like a bird cage. For those with a more
post-modern taste, a seemingly two-dimensional shelf will not only add a
feature of interest to your wall, but will also bend your house guests’
Whether in your kitchen, dining room, bedroom, bathroom, or living
room, shelves will help you make the most of whatever space you have
while still beautifying your walls. If there’s a blank wall in your
home, perhaps a beautiful shelf will make a great decoration for it.