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Creating a beautiful life, one craft at a time.
I finally turned a little shelf I had been hanging onto, into something beautiful that I wanted to show off. This little thrift store shelf was brought back to life with a few supplies that most crafters already have at home.

Posted by Holly L. from Firestone, Colorado, United States • Published See Holly L.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a wall shelf. Thrift Store Shelf Makeover - Step 1
    Step 1

    Make sure your shelf is clean by wiping off any dirt and dust.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Thrift Store Shelf Makeover - Step 2
    Step 2

    Give the shelf a fresh coat of paint.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Thrift Store Shelf Makeover - Step 3
    Step 3

    When the paint was dry, I used paper towels to get the shapes of the inserts I would be needing for the shelf.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Thrift Store Shelf Makeover - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use the paper towel guides to cut out your craft paper.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Thrift Store Shelf Makeover - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use Mod Podge to add the craft paper. I set a book on the paper until it was completely dry.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Thrift Store Shelf Makeover - Step 6
    Step 6

    I added a layer of Mod Podge over the craft paper also.

  • How to make a wall shelf. Thrift Store Shelf Makeover - Step 7
    Step 7

    That's all there is to it... now I have a fun little shelf that I love!

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Sam B.
Sam B.
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Cynthia Dow
Cynthia Dow
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Holly L.
Holly L. · Firestone, Colorado, US · 8 projects
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Cas H. · Chester, England, GB
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Holly L. · Firestone, Colorado, US · 8 projects
Thank you!
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