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Welcome to another VECELO interior design idea blog! This time, we are talking about small corner shelves. Small corner shelves are an excellent way to maximize your living space and organize your belongings. When it comes to home organization and storage, small corners can often be overlooked due to their insignificant status and outlook. However, utilizing these areas can provide valuable storage space and add decorative elements to your space. Here are a few reasons why small corner shelves can be a game-changer for your home.

Extra Storage Space

Small corner shelves can provide extra storage space in otherwise unused areas of the home, such as corners. You can use corner shelves to store books, plants, or other decorative elements that you want to keep in sight but out of the way. This makes small corner shelves an excellent choice for small apartments or houses with limited storage space. Better yet, corner shelves are also some of the best options to maximize vertical space utility, since unused corners tend to extend to the ceiling for most interior spaces. This means that you can store more items without taking up valuable floor space.

corner shelf for storage space

Designated Spot

Not only does the storage function declutter your main living spaces, but it also creates a designated area for your belongings, making them easier to find and use. Popular shelving options like open, close or mixed shelving can all be just the perfect spot for some particular items you don't often use but wouldn't like to throw in a drawer somewhere. Think of your nail clipper, your electric shaver, or your favorite book that you want to keep nearby but not cluttering up your coffee table. A corner table can thus grant your items a designated spot, keeping them organized and within reach.

corner shelf for designated spot

Decor Enhancement

Small corner shelves can also enhance your home decor. By adding decorative elements to your shelves, such as plants, picture frames or figurines, they become an extension of your home's aesthetic. The addition of small corner shelves can add dimension and depth to a room, making it feel more complete and cohesive. Imagine a corner shelf that fits just your palette and carries your sleek, monochromatic vases or a plant that adds some greenery to the sitting area, or your cherished china collection for a touch of elegance, or a spotlight frame with a family picture that captures a particular piece of memory for years to come. The baseline of decor choices like these is floor space, but corner shelves can allow you to bring these elements up, creating an eye-catching display that draws attention and adds personality to your home, even if you don't have the luxury of extra space to designate purely decorative pieces.

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Small corner shelves provide extra storage space, create designated areas for belongings, and enhance home decor by adding dimension and depth to a room.

These three benefits may sound simple, but they can make a difference to your space greater than you expected as these three always come in combos: what may have started as a need for extra storage can turn into an opportunity to add personality and style to your home decor, all while keeping your belongings organized. What are some of the purposes that small corner shelves can serve for you? Tell us in the comment section below. Also, tune in next time for the types and styles of corner shelves that can best suit your demands.

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