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Recycle a cardboard shelf
When Freja needed a new trinket shelf we took the opportunity to make one yourselves. Since the shelves will be used for small and light things only, and we wanted to get started right away, we made one in cardboard.

Posted by Pysselbolaget from Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden • Published See Pysselbolaget's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a wall shelf. Cardboard Shelf - Step 1
    Step 1

    Draw out a design on the back panel of the shelf. Cut out your design but save the side panels and the bottom panel.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Cardboard Shelf - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the side panels to a shape of your choise and paste them together. You should now have a shelf with a designed back. The shelves should not be too wide, ours is 7 cm. If you’re doing them wider they might sag.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Cardboard Shelf - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now is the time to decorate. Freja chose to make a mountain scene.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Cardboard Shelf - Step 4
    Step 4

    I made a skyline and a cloud. I painted the entire cloud and because of that my shelf became a bit skewed. The best thing is probably to just paint parts of the shelf, as Freja did, or use paper or washitejp to decorate with.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Cardboard Shelf - Step 5
    Step 5

    Done!

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