The Kallax Shelf Unit from Ikea is a staple in a lot of people’s homes. It can be stored vertically or horizontally, comes in multiple colors, it’s easy to assemble, and it’s affordable. Once you get the bookcase put together, you have some different options of how to fill that shelving unit up. Storage? Decor? A mix of both?A good rule of thumb for non-ikea inserts is that their dimensions must be 13 in x 13 in or less to fit comfortably. 15in depth should be the max. Here are some ideas for storage.

1 Unique Insert Ideas for an Ikea Kallax Bookcase
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Here are the options that you can get from Ikea:


KALLAX Shelf divider

KALLAX Hanging organizer for accessories

KALLAX Multi Shelf insert

KALLAX Wire basket

KALLAX Storage with compartments

KALLAX Insert with door

KALLAX Insert with 2 drawers



PUDDA Basket

TJENA Box with Lid

Here are some options outside of Ikea:

SONGMICS Set of 6 Storage Cubes Foldable Fabric Drawer Storage Bins Closet Organizer

Beautify Large 6 Tier Clear Acrylic Cosmetic Makeup Cube Organizer

SimpleHouseware Foldable Cube Storage Bin, Beige

Cloth Storage Bins, MaidMAX Set of 6 Nonwoven Foldable Collapsible Organizers Basket Cubes with Dual Plastic Handles for Gift

StorageWorks Cotton Storage Cube Box with Strong Cotton Rope Handle, Waterproof Foldable Basket Bin Organizer, Natural, 3-Pack

Better Homes and Gardens Small Galvanized Bin, Silver

Versatile X Cube Storage Shelf

Versatile H Cube Storage Shelf

DecoBros STACKABLE 3 Tier Desk Document Letter Tray Organizer, Black

File Organizer Mail sorter, With Four Adjustable Dividers Natural Bamboo wood Color


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