DIY Distressed Wooden Shelves

DIY distressed wood shelves

I think we can all agree on our mutual obsession with distressed wood these days. Unfortunately, buying reclaimed wood has about as much competition as the last cupcake at at a kid’s party (or mine..), and the dollar signs to go with it. So, I made my own DIY Distressed Wooden Shelves, and you almost can’t tell the difference!

Simple to make with just a few supplies, you can find my full tutorial on DIY distressed wooden shelves, here, for the Ikea blog.

DIY distressed wood shelves

DIY distressed wooden shelves

DIY Distressed Wooden Shelves

DIY distressed wood shelves

I think we can all agree on our mutual obsession with distressed wood these days. Unfortunately, buying reclaimed wood has about as much competition as the last cupcake at at a kid’s party (or mine..), and the dollar signs to go with it. So, I made my own DIY Distressed Wooden Shelves, and you almost can’t tell the difference!

Simple to make with just a few supplies, you can find my full tutorial on DIY distressed wooden shelves, here, for the Ikea blog.

DIY distressed wood shelves

DIY distressed wooden shelves

Comments

  • Amber

    05.22.13

    This is just what I’ve been looking for!!! Okay, I do have a question: The brackets are only 11″ deep, but the shelf is 12″ deep, so did you have to cut the wood or does it end up fitting perfectly somehow?

  • Seriously, Ashely, is there something you can’t do? :) I LOVE this project: you are so right, reclaimed wood being so “in” right now, the prices can be quite overwhelming. Thank you so much for this tutorial, I’m planning to use it on my nightstand!
    Have a lovely day!

    xx Ivana
    Macarons and Pearls

  • Brittni

    05.22.13

    Love it Ash. And look at all those cool little vases and vessels you have. I might have to come over and steal some of them.

  • jewel7013

    05.22.13

    I love anything wood…the older looking the better! Fantastic idea and DIY
    I also like the unique way of using the vessels and vases, who will steal them first? :)

  • Very cool! I was thinking about doing something similar for some diy tables/benches for my balcony..

  • Just beautiful! I agree, distressed wood is a beautiful accent. I love Ikea as well. Much love, doll
    Love, Richelle from Lynn + Lou

  • Carol

    05.23.13

    Looks great. How nice that you did it for ikea tips. I made the same thing for my wedding boxes for floral arrengmente. Hugs.

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