Top Five: Alternative Uses for the FÖRHÖJA Wall Shelf

Top Five: Alternative Uses for the FÖRHÖJA Wall Shelf

Heather Blaha
Jan 17, 2008

We took a quick jaunt to IKEA yesterday for a few essentials. No trip is just run-in, run-out, though, as we always wind up wandering around the place looking for ideas. One product that jumped out: the FÖRHÖJA wall shelf with drawers. The drawers come in wood or as glass containers - the latter are designed for storing and scooping flour/grains in the kitchen. We have a similar wood shelf with plastic drawers/handles (scored at a thrift store a few years back) that we use in our office for business cards, binder clips, pens, and other office supplies. We LOVE it. Other non-kitchen ideas for this great product:

  • Office supply central (mentioned above)
  • Bathroom stuff like make-up, cotton balls, Q-tips, etc.
  • If there's room, hang in a large closet and use for socks and underwear
  • Use as a vanity: hang a mirror above (or lean one on top) and store jewelry in the drawers
  • For kids, store small toys out of sight

Any other ideas??

The FÖRHÖJA Wall Shelf runs $29.99 with wood drawers, and $34.99 with glass.

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