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Simple Style: Skateboard Shelf

This skateboard shelf would be just as easy to install as bracket shelving, but the unexpected surface — and its accompanying wheels — make it fun and edgy. I love how graphic designer Mathieu Hubert (via Poppytalk) uses it to display retro toys.

All you'd need to make it is an old skateboard and two shelf brackets, screwed into the board and affixed to the wall.

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shulvrkrp shulvrkrp 9 years
I love it! What a great idea, I never would have thought of that! Has Tony Hawk seen this :)
katherynn katherynn 9 years
This is really cute! I hadnt thought about doing it like that. This would be cute in a boys room.. or in a game/play room..
jadoremondieu jadoremondieu 9 years
I agree with the commenters that it's such a cute idea for a boys' room. i really love that it's a way to be creative and different without necessarily spending a fortune on kids' rooms; a lot of them just seem spoilt and used to designer home or clothing items now, which is sad. there's always time to grow into that stuff!
MamaD MamaD 9 years
I think it's hideous!!! Maybe if it was mounted on the wall differently, I don't know.....did a child actually hang it up there??? Does nothing for me.
diorbaby diorbaby 9 years
It would have to be in the right house and the right room. I'm not a huge fan. To much of a girly-girl I guess.
laurarose520 laurarose520 9 years
Cute for a boys room. Clever idea.
Isis_ Isis_ 9 years
I think I am going to try that for my sons room
paii paii 10 years
I love this idea, weather it's for a girl or a boy!
julielaw julielaw 10 years
My husband and I are big skiers. We had two skis up as shelves in our living room when we lived in a condo. Not everyone loved it (some did) but everyone commented on it when they first saw it! It was a fun look for the condo but I don't plan on repeating it in the house.
Daylyn Daylyn 10 years
My boyfriend would love this! And I don't mind it either. :)
SoCalSugar SoCalSugar 10 years
I think it's such a cute idea! And I think there are ways to make it totally chic enough to go well in places besides a child's bedroom. Surf and skater culture are a huge part of where I'm from and I think that there are plenty of ways to make this girly. The only thing I'm not a huge fan of are the obvious shelf brackets.
tee0206 tee0206 10 years
That really is a cute idea.
baciobisou baciobisou 10 years
I agree on the cute idea for a boys room.
vienvien vienvien 10 years
A look that is only suited for a boy's room
cammei cammei 10 years
LOVE LOVE LOVE that...
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
hey! thats so cool...especially if someone has an old skateboard that they no longer use and don't want to get rid of it because of sentimental reasons or something.
sophistiquer sophistiquer 10 years
i like that, it would look hot with the right skateboard i think.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 10 years
This is a really cute look for a boys room.
libs1dlab libs1dlab 10 years
This would look cute in my son's room.
talloolah talloolah 10 years
i think this is an awesome idea.
ldobriko ldobriko 10 years
Skate board art--to each is own.
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