Another exciting thing that happened this month, I was asked by Minwax to create some DIY pieces for their booth at the Interior Design Show in Toronto (OMG). I will be sharing a few of my DIY creations I made for them over the next couple of days so stay tuned. Today I'm sharing this great DIY geometric wall shelf.
Before Christmas I found these house-shaped wooden shelves from the dollar store. At first glance I thought I could make a really cool doll house but as I learned from my DIY Kids Kitchen, in the end, the boys probably won't be interested. So I decided to make a really cool contemporary wall shelf for my office.
The things I used for this DIY included; Minwax® Wood Finishing Cloths (in chestnut), a heavy-duty all-purpose adhesive, a sander, painter's tape and white paint.
First I stained the houses. These Minwax staining clothes are particularly awesome for these small projects because they're easy to use and easy to clean up. I love that they come with a pair of gloves. To get a darker finish simply apply additional coats. On thing I learned, if the cloth still has stain on it, put it in a zip-lock bag to reuse later.
Next I glued the shelves together in my desired pattern.
Oh yes, I also used trim and molding crack filler to make smooth seams.
Then I sanded it down.
Then I taped the edges and painted it white.
That's it. I love the way this one turned out. It's the perfect little shelf for succulents or knick-knacks.
Don't forget to check it out at the MinWax booth at #IDS17 if you're around.