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Make your own storage with geometric wall shelves

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

An artistic way to store your stuff

Functional storage doesn't have to be boring. Turn your shelving into a work of art with geometric shelves you can build yourself.

An artistic way to store your stuff

Supplies:

  • Pinewood boards
  • Saw
  • Nail gun or hammer and nails
  • Stainable wood filler
  • Sandpaper
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint pads
  • Wood stain
  • Paint
  • Picture hanging brackets

Directions:

1. Cut the wood

An artistic way to store your stuff

Cut the wood with a 30-degree angle on both ends of each piece of wood. Cut 6 pieces of wood that are all the same length.

2. Put it together

An artistic way to store your stuff

Nail the 6 sides of the hexagon together using a nail gun or a hammer and nails.

3. Fill the gaps

An artistic way to store your stuff

Use stainable wood filler to fill in any gaps between the pieces of wood.

4. Sand it down

An artistic way to store your stuff

Use a piece of sandpaper to sand down the wood filler until the surface is smooth.

5. Stain the wood

An artistic way to store your stuff

Grab your paintbrush and add a coat of wood stain to the front and sides of the wood.

6. Paint the inside

An artistic way to store your stuff

Paint the inside of the shelf. Using the paint pad, carefully paint along the inside edge of the shelf without getting any paint on the front of the shelf.

7. Add a hanging bracket

An artistic way to store your stuff

Nail a large picture hanging bracket onto the backside of the shelf.

8. Hang it up

An artistic way to store your stuff

Now your new geometric shelf is ready to hang on the wall and decorate.

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