I’ve a couple of picket bins at house that I’ve been which means to do one thing with for some time now, so the upcoming festive season appeared like an ideal event. I’ve all the time appreciated the look of field cabinets mounted on the wall, displaying little fairly equipment, so as an alternative of shopping for I made a decision to make my very own (I assume if you already know me a bit bit, this isn’t an enormous shock!). The field, wall shelf just isn’t solely practical but when, finished proper can truly look very cool and is usually a good addition for all design fanatics. Take a look how I created it and styled it for Vacation.

blue wooden shelf_

blue wooden shelf supplies

You will want:

  • picket field
  • thick blue paper (I used adhesive, nevertheless you need to use regular paper and connect to the field through the use of glue or double sided tape)
  • scissors
  • drill or a nail (relying how thick your wooden is)


1. Draw a measurement of the field on the colourful paper, then make a line within the center, dividing it into two triangle shapes. On this approach you’ll get the right form to suit contained in the field. Minimize the triangle form out.

design shelf step 1

design shelf step 2

2. In case you are planning to make use of it as a wall field shelf, you will have to make an entire. Relying on how thick your wooden is – you will want to make use of both drill or hammer + nail.

design shelf step 3

three. In case your paper is adhesive, take away the protective layer and stick it to the field. If not, earlier than sticking it to the field apply a bit of little bit of the double sided tape on the sides.

design shelf step 4

The rationale why I’ve used paper relatively than paint, is that it’s very simply detachable. You don’t should spend hours, deciding what colour it is best to paint it or fear concerning the outcome. You’ll be able to reduce out a couple of colourful items and see which one you want greatest. Then change the colourful paper every time the temper strikes.

design shelf step 5

I selected a deep blue hue which is trending this Autumn / Winter season and mixed it with marble, white and gold equipment. I feel that it turned out fairly good, becoming into the newest temper. What do you assume?

blue wooden shelf grid

blue wooden shelf styled

The wonderful thing about this show concept is that the chances are countless, so it actually does match any trendy inside type. For those who want extra completed look, you may as properly paint the whole field in your most popular shade. Additionally you’ll be able to show photograph or a postcard, like I did under.

blue wooden shelf postcard

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