5 Ways To Style The IKEA Expedit Shelving Unit

Written by on January 23, 2014 in Design, Lifestyle - 12 Comments
5 Ways To Style The IKEA Expedit Shelving Unit

It’s no secret that IKEA is a natural contender for the number 1 spot when it comes to best budget buys for the home. Whether you rent or own, are on a budget or enjoy a daily splurge, the home goods mecca is the ideal place for a quick fix. One of our personal favorite pieces? The Expedit shelving unit. We dare you to find a better deal on stylish, modern storage! Here are five of our favorite ways to style this versatile piece of furniture.

Written by: Carrie Waller of Dream Green DIY
Image: Adore Magazine

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  • The multiple cubbies are perfect for storing (and displaying!) our favorite dining room serving pieces.

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  • The Expedit is renowned for its ability to showcase our favorite magazines. We doubt that Carrie Bradshaw could even use up the ample square footage!

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  • As an entertainment center, this budget buy can’t be beat. It stores your television, Blu-Ray player and DVDs in style.

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  • Even us Glitter Girls are in on the Expedit fad! We love it styled as storage for craft supplies and records and as a makeshift bar.

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  • Why would we ever want to hide away our favorite heels and designer bags? This shelving set up is perfect for a color-loving fashionista.

    Image: Adore Magazine

  • Jen

    In love with this post! I can’t believe there are so many ways to use this shelf…bar, craft store, bookshelf, anything goes! I personally love it as the shoe/bag storage and the media center.



  • Mimi ThisDomesticatedDiva

    I love the closet idea! (Especially since I’m attempting to remodel mine).


  • http://splendorinspanglish.com/ Mariella

    These shelves are wonderful. You can customize them to almost everything you need but, displaying shoes on them… that’s just the best idea ever! Thanks for sharing!

  • Crystal Duna

    All great ideas. This would work great for someone with limited space for sure. Thank you for sharing! Please check out my blog http://lusciouslivingtoday.com/

  • Three Girls One Apple

    Ikea is the absolute goddess of life. haha. Love all the ideas!!!

  • http://www.MyBeautifulAdventures.com/ Andi Perullo de Ledesma


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  • Agingfashionably

    Expedit was wonderful, however they no longer exist at Ikea. They’ve been replaced by Kallax, with thinner sides and no longer available in the 5×5, only 4×4.

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  • Aurora

    I love this post! The closet idea is definitely my favorite! Thanks for the post! Greets! visit their site Storage Northolt Ltd.

  • Lorraine pereira

    Where did you buy little table legs?

  • http://www.vickyb.tv/ Vicky B.

    I was just at Ikea this past weekend. Now I want to go back and get this shelving unit!

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