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Grid shelves are favorites among AT readers, particularly the DWR Cubits and IKEA Expedit shelf (which appeared in our list of the top 5 cheap furniture basics). Despite their square shape, grid shelves are flexible - they make great room dividers, office workhorses, and nursery storage. Click below for 10 ways we've seen them styled and put to use...

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Little P's nursery uses the IKEA Expedit for both basket storage and open shelving.

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This colorful Expedit was created by lining the insides of the shelf with paper - a bright, bold backdrop for toy storage.

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Bryan's apartment uses the DWR Cubits to divide space while letting light shine through the shelves.

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This wall of wine racks was created from cubed shelves stacked on top of one another.

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Melissa and Matt's Cubit shelving is split apart to create a single side table at one end of the apartment and stacked storage at the other end.

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Emily and Craig's grid shelf is set off with painted walls and color-coded books.

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This low shelving grid from Mobileffe divides two rooms in a large loft.

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Vitra's Self Shelves incorporate translucent colored panels that help to define an entryway in this room. They also work as record album and magazine storage.

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This large shelf, filled with white documents, acts almost as a monolith dividing two rooms.

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Nicole and Brandon's Expedit is split up into functional storage using IKEA's smaller storage pieces.