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Need ideas on how to style your farmhouse shelves? Well, look no further.

Here you’ll find 20+ simple and affordable ways to best style your farmhouse shelves with easy to find antique or rustic pieces.

The ideas below will inspire you with all the different ways that you can tie your home aesthetic together.

Keep scrolling below to check them out.

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Vintage Books- Vintage books can be found at your local thrift store or antique shop. Use these elements and other rustic pieces to help create the perfect aesthetic for your farmhouse shelves. | via Making Manzanita

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Plates and Cups- Add practical items that double as decor, such as plates and cups, to your farmhouse shelves. | Inspired Reality

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Bathroom Essentials- In the bathroom, farmhouse shelves can be simply styled with bathroom essentials such as tissue or canisters. | The New Modern Mama

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Luggage- Repurpose old leather luggage and other vintage accents into inexpensive and stylish farmhouse shelf decor. | Hoosier Homemade

Decorative Pillows- Use decorative pillows to add personality as well as to fill empty spaces on your shelves. | White Picket Farmhouse

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China Plates- China plates make great decorative pieces for farmhouse shelves. China plate sets can be found at most thrift stores for really cheap. | Christina Maria Blog

Blankets- Mix and match blankets with complementary patterns to create a cozy theme for your farmhouse shelf. | Liz Marie Blog

Monotone Dishware- Decide to go monotone by styling your farmhouse shelves with all-white ceramic dishware and accent pieces. | Rogue Engineer


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Baskets- Baskets are a simple yet elegant decorative touch to farmhouse shelves. Plus, they can serve as additional storage space to hide other items. | Handmade Haven

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Natural Elements- Natural elements such as cotton and lavender creates a farmhouse theme that is calm and relaxing. | The Turquoise Home

Accent Letters- Accent letters are bold statement pieces that add tons of character to farmhouse shelving. | via Pinterest

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Metals- Mixing metals such as copper and silver can create an elegant appeal to your farmhouse decor. | French Creek Farmhouse

Vases- Use a vase or two to create “anchor points” or focus for your shelf. | Grace in My Space

Tobacco Baskets- Tobacco baskets add rustic charm and nostalgia to farmhouse shelves while complementing other accent pieces. | Our Hopeful Home

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Galvanized Buckets- Galvanized buckets are a great addition to farmhouse shelves because they add just the right amount of rustic appeal. | Harbour Breeze Home


Vintage Scales- Vintage scales and silver platters can be paired together to create a very chic farmhouse look.| She’s Crafty Crafty

Wood Signs- Wood signage with words of inspiration or encouragement are great accents to add to your farmhouse shelf decor. | My House of Hattie