Options For Archiving and Storing Vinyl Record Collections

Storage Solutions For Vinyl Record Collectors

Try this technique that Gemma Ahern used in her apartment: use a floating wall shelf from Ikea hung at a height about an inch above the height of a record, and then paint the shelf to blend in to the wall.

At my house, the topic of music storage is a sticky one indeed. There are at least 1,000 vinyl records in my husband's and my shared collection, and I'm not a huge fan of the shelves that we use to catalog the albums. Many of my audiophile friends are in the same situation — too many favorite records, and too few easy options for keeping that record collection attractively archived. So, as a service to those friends and readers who are searching for great vinyl storage solutions, I've come up with several ideas for you. Let's take a look!