How to Decorate Floating Shelves in a Living Room

Putting up floating shelves in a living room can be a great way to put your stamp on the space and boost your interior design credentials. Floating shelves have increased in popularity over the years for their cool, contemporary look. What you put on them is up to you!

If you are looking for some fantastic ways on how to  decorate floating shelves in your living room, look no further! We’ve got plenty of great ideas to help you decide. So whether you are going for a fun and colourful vibe or something subtle and sophisticated, you are sure to find the ideal decorative items to help elevate your living room and really bring it to life. 

Learn more about how to decorate floating shelves with our top tips


Floating shelves can be a handy place to store books, particularly ones you might want to draw attention to! We’ve got some stylish bookends to keep those books in place - our resin mouse bookends are fun, cute, and charming and will add lots of character to the room. They’ll make a great talking point when visitors come over too!


An elegant lantern will not only look classy but can provide some soft, flickering light for when you want to create a cosy or romantic mood. We’ve got some stunning lanterns in stock and a fanatic range of candles (both scented and unscented and in a variety of colours and sizes), so take your pick!


A vase of fresh or faux flowers can bring a burst of colour and vibrancy to your walls. Trailing plants also make fantastic options for floating shelves as their stems trail down, creating a lovely natural look. We’ve got some excellent options to choose from, so you can show off your blooms in style. Our hand-printed plant pots are another great option to show off your houseplants and add some colour to the room.


Add a bit of class and style to your living room by adorning your floating shelves with some stunning glass decanters. Our glass decanters will catch the eye, come with stylish matching glasses, and mean you can keep your favourite tipple within easy reach too!


If you want to decorate your living room and make it smell great at the same time, a diffuser could be the perfect solution. Not only do they look great, but they also give off a wonderful scent, filling your room with a fragrance that you and any visitors you have around are sure to appreciate.

Floating Shelf Ideas For Every Room with Rinkit

Of course, floating shelves don’t have just to be confined to the living room! You can put up floating shelves in any room of the house. We’ve got some great options to decorate your floating shelves if you decide to put them up in your kitchen, bedroom, or bathroom too. From gorgeous wine racks to glass storage jars, soap dishes, and more, we can get your floating shelves looking great in no time!

If you are looking for some high-quality, good value products that are not only practical but look fantastic too, Rinkit can help. Whatever your taste and look you are trying to create, we’ve got some great ideas on how to decorate floating shelves in a living room, so shop our ranges today!

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