DIY Shelves: 5 Sleek DIY Shelf Storage Projects Under $50

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Shelves are a wonderful thing. When you need extra storage, their loving, open surfaces provide you that extra space you're looking for. When you need a place on a wall to display your favorite things? They embrace your constant rearranging of knick-knacks and art. And though stylish shelves can sometimes be a pretty penny, we've got a handful of sleek shelves you could make yourself this weekend for hardly any dough at all.

Pictured above: Simple materials, simple outline. Pretty simple instructions. Make this cool shelf with the help of Lauren Kelp.

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Add a punch of neon color with this cute shelf spotted on Ducklings in a Row.

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These little mini shelves won't hold a lot, but they're stylish and cheap to make and the perfect size for a bathroom or for holding jewelry. Spotted on merrythought.

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This simple floating shelf has a rustic and modern look. Seen on Wonder Forest.

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If you love the look of leather strap shelves, you'll love this easy and affordable DIY project we spotted on At Home In Love.

(Image credits: Lauren Kelp; Ducklings in a Row; merrythought; Wonder Forest; At Home In Love)

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Adrienne photographs beautiful homes in and around her home base of Austin, Texas. She's a contributor to UPPERCASE Magazine and spends all her free time exploring small town Texas. She watches a lot of Star Trek.

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