La Kallax shelf by Ikea It has become one of the Swedish firm's best-selling furniture, because it is one of those pieces so simple and basic that it is almost impossible for us to live without it. Kallax shelving is simple in shape and open and square, which can be customized with the many accessories that we find in the store.
With these shelves it is common to see many different models and ideas, since each person personalizes it according to their needs. In the Kallax shelf you can add baskets, drawers and dividers to get even more out of it, and you also have it in various shades, from intense yellow to black or white.
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Kallax shelf in the bedroom
The bedroom is one of the places where we can use our new Kallax bookshelf. It's a perfect bedside table in its smallest version and without legs. In its openings we can put baskets, books or photos, there is room for everything. There are also those who use it as a storage unit that also serves as a makeshift dressing table with a mirror on top.
These shelves are really versatile and also at Ikea we can find some details and accessories to make them even more useful. There are boxes and baskets that adapt perfectly to the shelf space, to better store things. The highest shelves can be a good way to separate environments at the same time that we have a versatile and practical furniture to store things. From creating a reading corner to an office separated from the rest by the bookshelf.
Simple Ikea hack
These shelves can be customized to the taste of each person with what is known as Ikea Hacks. Some use tools and details to create a different shelf. This one, for example, has doors in which they have added some fun leather handles that give it a lot of personality. You can also paint it or add furniture wallpaper.
Kallax shelf in the hall
The versatility of the shelf allows us to put it almost anywhere, so it is a great idea for the hall. In this area we can add the small or the large one, according to our needs. It is perfect for leaving footwear, small details or storing some things. As there are several sizes of shelves and modules can be added, we have a piece of furniture that adapts to everything, even the small holes under the stairs. We also have the version on the floor and those with legs or wheels, so that they are a little higher.
This is a very different idea, but if you want to have a bar cabinet in your home for when friends come to visit you do not need special things. The Kallax shelf is perfect for this, because when it is open we have everything at hand and we can divide things into spaces. This is a different use that shows us how useful a shelf with such a simple design can be.
If you don't want to spend a lot on a complex TV cabinet, you can always get this bookcase. There is a longer version and also the smallest, for small rooms. In the furniture we have space to store some things and if we do not want them to be seen we can choose the versions with baskets or with drawers.
Bookshelf for the reading area
These pretty Kallax shelves are perfect for reading area at home. You can have the books at hand and well organized and we can use both the tall ones, for a large reading area, and the small ones, to put only a small corner with our favorite books. A must is the comfortable sofa near the shelves.
Kallax shelf in the children's room
These are ideal pieces for children's rooms for many reasons. We have a shelf that adapts to all its stages, totally open so that the children have access to some things on the lower shelves. For adults it is the perfect shelf to organize their toys, books or even their shoes. And when they grow up they can use it for study books. In the playroom, the lower shelves are usually placed with baskets or storage boxes inside, because this way they can easily store the toys and being at a low height they can do it, so that they get used to ordering their things.
We end with a great idea in an Ikea hack which has become a great idea for children's rooms. It is about using the Kallax shelf to create a great dollhouse with all its rooms. As easy as adding wallpaper in the background to distinguish the rooms and put the furniture and characters.