Chalky Finish Hanging Bookshelf Updo DIY

Not an updo like you would fix your hair for your prom or a wedding, but an updo like a new look, a new life, and new direction for an old hanging bookshelf. I guess you could say I “upcycled” it.

Hanging bookshelf Upcycle DIY before and after @clubchicacircle

I found this sad little scuffed up box shelf at a garage sale recently, and paid a whopping $2 for it.

I knew I could give it a new look and a new life hanging in our guest bedroom.

Chalky Finish Paint and Stenciled Upcycled Bookshelf DIY lores

I used Americana DECOR Chalky Finish paint, available at Home Depot in stores and online, plus some fun Americana stencils.

upcycle hanging bookshelf with Americana stencils on clubchicacircle

I absolutely LOVE how it turned out, and I am sharing the full tutorial on the DecoArt blog today.

Hop on over and check it out here.

Happy Crafting!

 

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Pauline Molinari

I'm the crafty maven, and I'm on a mission to spread craftiness. With a fine arts degree, over 15 years experience in children's publishing, and a savvy, stylish, sassy tween daughter, I come armed with perspective and passion to inspire tween girls and their mothers to be crafty together. 

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  1 comment for “Chalky Finish Hanging Bookshelf Updo DIY

  1. March 22, 2014 at 2:26 am

    I LOVE the shelf! It is so pretty and I adore the finish!

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