5 Minute DIY Shelf + How to Faux Stain

DIY HOME DECOR | BUDGET FRIENDLY MAKEOVER | QUICK AND EASY DIY

If you’ve got an awkward corner and five minutes, I’ve got a solution for you!

My daughter does eyelash extensions and needed a shelf she could easily reach while working. She also happened to have an awkward corner nearby and a spare piece of wood in the garage…

In five minutes, we knocked out this little gem:

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We found the shelf brackets on Amazon, and we had everything else needed for the project on hand: 

We also used: 

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 STEP ONE:

Faux stain your board with black paint (or any color you want) mixed with BB Frösch. Click here for faux stain directions.

If you prefer learning by video, here you go!

 

STEP TWO:

Once paint has dried (about 2 min), dark wax with BB Frösch Dark Premium Finishing Wax 

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STEP THREE:

Measure about 4” in from outside edges of board and attach brackets to shelf 

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STEP FOUR:

Using the screw holes on the brackets as a guide, mark wall for shelf to hang level, then screw brackets (that are already attached to shelf) into wall

STEP FIVE:

Step back and admire your handiwork: 

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