As promised, here is a full supply list that we used to make 3 29" shelves. The total cost was about $30. Not bad considering that's the price of one store bought one!
Supplies Used: (Affiliate links may be provided for convenience. For more info, see my full disclosure here.)
- Two 2x3s @8"
- Three 1x4s @6"
- One 1x10 @ 8"
- 4"x4" sheet of 1/4" thick plywood
- 3" wood screws
- Stud Finder
- Wood Filler
- Minwax Wood Stain in Provincial
- White paint
- Polycrylic Satin
Once that part was up, we attached a 1/4" of plywood to the bottom with screws.
I went back and forth trying to decide if they should be white (like everything else in my house!) or if I wanted to add a little contrast. As you can see, I went with the contrast ;)
What a difference, right? That's one of the reasons I love blogging, not only does it encourage me to take risks and try things I never thought I would be able to accomplish, but it also makes me look back at old pictures to see what a difference small changes can make (and also make me say what was I thinking?? haha)
Well there's one project out of 30 down! I think I'm going to tackle the kitchen cabinets next. I keep debating between doing those or the backsplash first, but I'm also
Have a happy Monday peeps, I hope you're enjoying some nice warmer weather like we are this week :)
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