coastal decor and crafts

2/13/13

DIY Hanging Rope Shelf Ideas

Nautical Rope has become so popular, and here's yet another great idea how to use it in your home -with a DIY hanging rope shelf! It won't take up an inch of floor space and will add a nautical touch where ever you choose to put it, the wall, window, even ceiling.

hanging rope shelf
Grace your rope shelf with an interesting coastal collection as seen at Pottery Barn Kids. The shelf is no longer available. But it's a great inspirational piece.


DIY hanging rope shell
Wouldn't this be perfect for a kitchen window? Maybe with herb pots lined up! It's made with one shelf only. You simply drill four holes, then pull knotted rope through. Knot the rope together at the top, then hang from hooks. Original source of image unknown.

hanging rope shelf for art
You have seen this hanging rope shelf in one of the Alys Beach Homes. It looks more like a ladder. It's rustic yet comes off quite elegant with one frame on each "step" which, by the way, is driftwood. Nice!

diy shelves
I spotted this DIY Rope Shelf at My Home Ideas. I love that it only needs one hook, a plant hook that is.

rope shelf how to
Here's a close up. The shelves are spaced evenly, 8 inches apart, and secured with dowel pieces. In the instruction it says that once each dowel piece is in place, you can just twist it up and down for fine adjustment. So you don't have to be too scientific about the spacing.

rope shelf idea
Here is another example.

rope shelf in bathroom
This hanging Rope Shelf is secured to the wall with L brackets and hung from eye hooks. Here the rope functions as a support structure.

kitchen rope shelf hanging from ceiling
And I'm loving this hanging Rope Shelf Idea for the kitchen. A clever and practical idea that reminds me of pot racks. You could, in fact, easily screw hooks into the wood to hang pots and/or large serving utensils. Have you welcomed rope into your home yet?

3 comments:

Della said...

I love all of these...simply wonderful nautical styled shelving.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I would love to use this idea in my bathroom for shelves! They are just beautiful!

Vicky said...

I love this idea, simple and creative!!