9 Places to Buy Inexpensive and Stylish Wall Shelving

updated Aug 25, 2020
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I’m a pretty big proponent of the no-such-thing-as-too-much-storage way of life, but as someone who lives in a small space and hates clutter, I’ve become a shelving devotee. I could spend all day every day browsing the web, seeking out the prettiest and most practical shelving options to maximize my storage and decor space without crowding my floors. Lucky for you, that means I had no problem rounding up the best places to shop for affordable shelving that’ll give you plenty of bang for your buck. Read on for nine of my favorites!

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Home Depot

Home Depot is a fantastic source for just about anything home and hardware, and when it comes to shelving, there is no shortage of affordable options—810 options, in fact. There are simple options under $10 if you’re looking for something basic, but you can also find a lot of decorative and multi-tier options like this gorgeous decorative shelf for less than $50.

Buy: Pinnacle Wood & Metal Corner Wall Shelf, $45.89

The Container Store

To the surprise of no one, The Container Store has an array of shelving options that pack in tons of function. You can find simple acrylic shelves, floating cubbies, or, one of my personal favorites, wall shelves with built-in planters perfect for a cute little succulent. And the best part: The vast majority are well under $50! 

Buy: Acrylic Wall Shelf, $12.99

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You’re pretty much guaranteed to find a good deal at Walmart, and good deals abound in the retailer’s shelving section. There are over 1,000 options to pick from, from bookcases and storage cabinets to utility shelves and floating shelves. If you’re looking to really save big, check out the shelf sets—this white one comes with four shelves in different sizes, all for just $30.

Buy: Melannco Floating Shelf Set, $29.99

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If sleek style and smart function is what you’re looking for, head to Wayfair. They’ve got tons of modern shelves of all types, with an especially large selection of floating shelves that look way more expensive than they are. These wood shelves are a sophisticated and modern way to display plants, candles, and more.  

Buy: Latitude Run Azaia Floating Self Set, $59.99

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What can’t Target do? Aside from clothes and accessories, the brand also sells great home decor—including some of our favorite shelves. There are over 250 varieties ranging from bracket shelves, floating shelves, cube shelves, and organizer shelves, all of which are super beautiful and super affordable. Just check out this distinctive gold option from Target’s boho-inspired Opalhouse line!

Buy: Opalhouse Decorative Wall Shelf, $19.99

Urban Outfitters

If you’re looking for a shelf that’s got as much personality as it does function, Urban Outfitters has plenty of pieces for you. From moon-shaped options to boho rattan wall shelves to minimalist floating nightstands, there’s no shortage of one-of-a-kind options. Case in point: This adorable hanging shelf is the perfect place to display a succulent or two.

Buy: Elie Macrame Hanging Shelf, starts at $16

Bed Bath & Beyond

If you’re not sure what exactly you’re looking for shelving-wise, Bed Bath & Beyond has a varied mix of all shelving formats and styles. You’ll find rustic-chic wood shelves, industrial-inspired tiered pipe wall shelves, modern and minimal accent shelves, and plenty more. Prices are low, and you can get them even lower thanks to BB&B’s coupons!

Buy: Danya B. 3-Tier Industrial Pipe Wall Shelf, $112.99

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World Market

Ever reliable for its eclectic selection of home decor, World Market’s got a small but stunning selection of shelves. Whether you’re in the market (pun intended) for sleek and simple floating shelves or a huge mosaic wood panel with built-in shelves, you’ll find it here. How gorgeous is this 3-tier gold wall shelf?

Buy: 3-Tier Wall Shelf, $89.99

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Pack in plenty of storage with Macy’s shelving options. The department store has lots of tiered and organizational shelving units that give you ample room to store books and display decor, like this cubby shelf that has roomy storage compartments and hooks so you can keep your entryway (or any part of your home) well organized. 

Buy: Prepac Entryway Cubbie Shelf, $248 $139