51 Floating Shelves To Reinvigorate Your Empty Wall Space

Floating shelves do away with the brackets, hangers, and accessories of their more traditional counterparts – their beautiful minimalism making them among the most flexible shelf options available. The placement possibilities are almost endless, able to be hung high or low or between other items that may already occupy your walls. And they can be used for so many purposes, from organizing everyday essentials to displaying your favorite objets d’art. We’ve compiled a list of 51 floating wall shelves for every style, each one available online so you can get right to the redecorating.


Solid Wood Floating Shelf Set: Crafted from solid paulownia wood with a deep weathered finish, this floating shelf set features solid durability and timeless style. Like most simple floating shelf designs, these attach to the wall with an included cantilever metal attachment.


Vanity Floating Shelf: While many floating shelves are intended to keep a low profile to emphasize the objects atop them, others go bold with an attractive decorative style all their own. This floating shelf features a round mirror and a smooth minimalistic finish for smart mid-century modern appeal.


Wood 36-Inch Floating Shelf: This super thick floating wall shelf captures attention with its bold profile. This piece is available in a rustic brown or minimalistic white finish. Select from two sizes – 36″ long or 24″ long.


Curved Small Floating Shelf: Inspired by the elegant shelf mushrooms that that grace the sides of trees in nature, the Fungi floating shelf delights with its smooth organic shape. The size makes this piece ideal for occasional use in areas like entryways, by the bedside, or grouped together in a creative arrangement. Select from three finishes to best suit your space.


Umbra Invisible Floating Bookshelf Set: Although not a true floating shelf because the hanger portion is visible when the shelf is empty, these Umbra accents create the perfect floating illusion when filled with books. Simply place the bottom book with the shelf between the back cover and the pages, and a tiny hidden prong will hold the cover closed. This completely obscures the shelf to create an intriguing optical illusion your guests are sure to ask about.

$181BUY IT

Black Floating Shelf with Drawer: This semi-circle shelf designed by Amalie Skov Rahbæk hides convenient storage space within. Simply slide the central portion to the side and use the interior like a drawer. Use this piece to catch pocket items at the entryway, to control clutter at the bedside, or place anywhere that could benefit from minimalistic storage and display.


Black Modern Floating Shelf Set: These sleek floating shelves boast a silky black finish for a bold look with easy coordination possibilities. Each set includes two 16-inch shelves and all essential mounting hardware. This set is also available in bright white.


Minimalist Black Floating Shelf Set: With three floating shelves in one convenient set, this collection offers so many possibilities for creative wall decor arrangements. Each shelf measures at 15 inches in length, available in three finishes.


Long Floating Shelf in Multiple Finishes: At 43 inches long, this substantial floating shelf is a great choice for areas where you want to cover a lot of wall space. Hang above a loveseat, behind a bed, or use as a proportional display solution in a spacious room.


24″ Black Floating Wall Shelf Set: With an individual weight capacity of 33 pounds, this wall shelf set is ideal for holding decorations or even lightweight dishes and utensils in the kitchen.

$335BUY IT

Stainless Steel Floating Shelf: Stainless steel shelves are fantastic for placement in demanding environments like kitchens and bathrooms – they are easy to clean, resistant to water damage, and have a dependable weight capacity. Each of these stainless steel shelves can support 60 pounds.

$139BUY IT

Stainless Steel Floating Shelf for Kitchen: These stainless steel floating shelves feature a raised back to provide a bolder look and a more secure hold. Each one measures at 30.5 inches long, but the depth is where these shelves really shine. The 7.5-inch depth ensures spacious support for larger kitchen essentials.

$188BUY IT

Metric Floating Glass Shelf : Glass floating shelves are another easy-to-clean solution suitable for demanding interior placements. The handsome Metric Shelf is a sleek designer solution that would look right at home in a modern bathroom or a chrome-heavy kitchen.

$480BUY IT

Normann Copenhagen Floating Metal Shelves: These floating shelves make a striking statement with their raised back edges and aerodynamic shape. Each shelf is artfully crafted from powder coated aluminum, finished with subtle ridges across the surface to hold items securely in place.


Small White Floating Shelf Set: At almost 12 inches deep, these white floating shelves provide enough surface area to display your larger decorative items. Each set includes two identical shelves. Select from a range of lengths or mix and match to create your perfect setup.


Tray-Style Floating Wall Shelf Set: A slight raised lip makes these floating shelves slightly more secure than their flat-topped counterparts – great for holding leaning picture frames, small decorative items, and items that you might access every day such as cosmetics.

$103BUY IT

Modern White Floating Shelf Set: Why not go bold? These super-modern floating shelves feature a striking wedge shape to suit on-trend geometric decor themes. Each set includes three floating shelves each in a different size.

$146BUY IT

Floating Wall Shelf with Drawer: There are endless ways to use this chic modern shelf with an integrated drawer. Pair with a mirror to use as a space-saving vanity, hang near the entryway to catch pocket items, or install anywhere that could benefit from a stylish storage solution.

$438BUY IT

White Floating Shelf with Drawer: Designed by Peter J. Lassen for Montana Furniture, the Dash floating shelf collection presents a designer take on weightlessly elegant storage. This piece features a pull-out drawer and a convenient open shelf where essentials can be accessed with ease.

$113BUY IT

Floating Shelf with Lighting: Illuminate any space with this convenient battery-powered light-up wall shelf. Create a row of shelves and allow each one to illuminate the decor below it, hang above the bed to serve as a convenient reading light, place above a writing desk to hold reference material, add to a closet to expand storage while providing brightness – the options are truly endless.


IKEA Lack Floating Shelf: IKEA’s Lack collection is beloved in the DIY home decor scene for its endless versatility, and the Lack floating shelf is no different. Choose from three different finishes, then mix and match with your favorite Lack accessories to create the most functional storage or display solution for any space.

$120BUY IT

Vitra Corniche Floating Wall Shelf: Designed by the respected Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, the Corniche floating wall shelf provides a sculptural stage for your most treasured decorative objects. Select from a diverse range of sizes and colors to create an artful display.


Bamboo Floating Shelf with Drawers: Crafted from solid bamboo, this floating shelf provides an eco-friendly approach to storage and display. Each one features a built-in drawer with a subtle grooved pull for minimalistic appeal. Hang multiple shelves in tandem to create a floating writing desk or chest of drawers.

$435BUY IT

Keel Floating Shelf: Designed by Víctor Carrasco, the Keel shelf features gracious curves that present dynamic silhouettes when viewed from different angles. This piece is expertly sculpted from solid oak and stained with a natural matte finish. Hang alone or cluster multiple pieces together to create a gorgeous gallery for display.


Solid Oak Corner Floating Shelf: Corners are so often neglected, but they can serve as a valuable stage to showcase your favorite decorations as well. This simple corner shelf is made from solid oak and finished with a simple wax oil. Select from four sizes and use anywhere throughout the home.


$125BUY IT

Yellow Modern Floating Shelf Set: Color can transform a minimalistic floating shelf into a powerful player within your decor theme. This three-piece shelf set is available in a range of vibrant colors like turquoise, mustard yellow, and burgundy red along with simple neutrals like white and grey.


Blu Dot Welf Floating Wall Shelf: Sleek and simple lines allow the Blu Dot Welf Wall Shelf to serve as an artistic element even when empty. Select from an incredibly diverse range of colors to best suit your interior environment – these floating shelves are beyond versatile.


Floating Shelf in Multiple Colorways: These creative floating shelves feature a shallow basin to hold small items securely. User-friendly design makes them ideal for children’s bedrooms and playrooms, but this pop of color can brighten any room in the home. Select from a spectrum of bright hues and versatile neutrals.


Floating Wall Shelf with Mirror: Edison the Petit Residence is a handsome floating wall shelf that boasts a stylized oval base, an arched removable mirror, and a recessed compartment to organize small items (which also happens to perfectly fit the Edison the Petit Lamp as shown here). Use this bright accent to maximize the functionality of your entryway or other functional space.


Blue Floating Shelf Set: This set includes four shelves in different sizes, each finished in a calming blue. Explore endless creative arrangement options while adding a pop of contemporary color to your wall decor.


36-inch Teak Bathroom Floating Shelf: Crafted from solid teak wood, these floating shelves provide inherent resistance against moisture – great for demanding environments like bathrooms, kitchens, and mudrooms. This listing is for the 36-inch model, but other sizes are available separately.


Solid Wood Floating Shelf Set: These solid pine shelves feature a weathered finish to suit rustic, industrial, and shabby chic interior themes. Each set includes two shelves available in four sizing options.


Floating Wall Shelf Set with Towel Bar: This floating shelf set includes one regular shelf and one shelf with a towel bar attached – perfect for a kitchen or bathroom. Each one is handmade from solid pine in a rich walnut finish. Select from a variety of useful sizes.

$205BUY IT

Floating Mantel Shelf: Solid alder wood construction ensures this beautiful mantel shelf will last a lifetime with proper care. This substantial piece measures at 6 feet in length with a 10-inch depth to provide plenty of space for your favorite decorative items.

$244BUY IT

Thick 60-Inch Floating Shelf: Made from solid maple wood, this floating shelf design provides a light and casual take on rustic styling – ideal for interior themes ranging from cottage chic to contemporary or even Scandinavian. Not sure if a 60 inch shelf is right for your space? This piece is also available in a range of smaller and larger sizes too.


24 Inch Floating Shelf Set in Walnut: Simple, attractive, and accessibly priced – this floating shelf set is handmade from solid knotty pine in a deep walnut finish, a color that suits a diverse range of interior styles. Select from two sizing options at 12 inches long or 24 inches long.


Espresso Floating Shelf Set: This floating shelf set stylishly frames your belongings with raised edges. Each set includes three shelves in different sizes, all finished in versatile espresso for easy coordination.

$135BUY IT

Concrete Floating Shelf: Made from real concrete, this unique design creates an interesting contrast – floating shelves are primarily known for their almost weightless appearance, yet this piece is heavy and substantial. This design seems to defy physics to provide an attractive accent for interior styles ranging from industrial to rustic chic. This shelf measures at just over 35 inches long.


Rustic Floating Shelf Set: Ideal for rustic, farmhouse, and urban industrial style interiors, this floating shelf set stands out through smart detailing. Each shelf is crafted from solid pine in a warm finish, each end finished with a matte black metal cap.

$163BUY IT

Industrial 60″ Floating Shelf: Designed for use as a fireplace mantel or a floating shelf, this beautiful piece offers tons of decorative appeal even before you add your own decor. This shelf is made from solid maple with a weathered texture, the length accented with a black insert that looks like studded wrought iron.

$229BUY IT

72-Inch Solid Wood Floating Shelf: At a substantial 72 inches in length, this floating mantel design provides ample display space for use around the home – above the fireplace, behind a sofa, along a large wall, in the kitchen, etc. This piece is made from solid pine with a high-contrast finish that highlights its natural wood grain for a dramatic visual effect.

$225BUY IT

Reclaimed Barn Wood Floating Shelf: Crafted from reclaimed wood, this handsome floating shelf provides a sustainable way to display your decor anywhere in the home. Select from a wide range of sizes from 24 inches to a substantial 72 inches in length. Choose the size that works best for your space or combine multiples to create an attractive arrangement.

$110BUY IT

White Floating Media Shelf: Looking for even more storage space? This floating media shelf features two convenient cabinets to store away clutter along with an open cubby in the center for display or electronics. The matte white finish and gold pinstripes lend a sophisticated contemporary look.

$183BUY IT

Glossy Black Floating TV Shelf: A high gloss black finish gives this floating TV shelf a strikingly modern look, ideal for the sleekest industrial or minimalistic spaces. Each cabinet face opens downward. You can also use this type of TV shelf as a wall-mounted credenza or sideboard anywhere in the home.

$279BUY IT

Floating TV Shelf with Lights: This floating TV shelf features a glossy white finish and built-in LED lights, fully adjustable to suit your mood or your decor.

$439BUY IT

Floating TV Shelf with Cabinets: This versatile floating television shelf is available in a wide variety of finish combinations – glossy black, brilliant white, and a whole spectrum of wood finish options. Use to hold a TV, place below a wall-mounted TV, or hang at the height of a sideboard for standalone storage.

$215BUY IT

Floating TV Shelf for Wall: Sliding doors make this floating TV shelf a great solution for small spaces. Like other designs of this type, it can be mounted below a television or hung as an independent floating shelf for a smart sideboard alternative.

$204BUY IT

TV Floating Shelf Board: Wall-mounted panels give televisions a handsome backdrop while helping to divide the entertainment area into its own distinct visual zone. This design includes a built-in floating shelf to keep electronic essentials organized.

$344BUY IT

Floating TV Shelf Board: This gorgeous television board includes two floating shelves, the one on the bottom configured to perfectly hold electronics while the top is left open for media or decor.

$414BUY IT

Floating Entertainment Shelf System: A floating shelf with lights helps to illuminate this television board, the bottom floating shelf providing multiple cubbies for electronics and accessories. This sleek modern design offers so many possibilities for smart display and organization.

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