I love to craft with Darice unfinished wood projects. They can be finished and combined in lots of different ways to create one of a kind pieces of home decor. I decided to join the chicken wire window frame with a planter box to create rustic DIY shelf decor. This will be perfect for displaying and organizing small items!
- Darice Chicken Wire Window Frame
- Darice Chicken Wire Planter Box
- Darice Wood Glue
- Studio 71 Paint Brushes
- Folk Art Chalk Paint: Grotto
- Folk Art Home Decor Wax: Clear and Antique
- Folk Art Painted Finishes: Light and Dark Rust
Step 4. Brush the Antique Wax (it has a brown tint to it) on the edges and corners of the painted wood. I like to put a small amount of the wax on a full brush, dab the excess wax off on a piece of scrap paper, and then brush it on. You can use a cloth to wipe off any excess wax.
Keep in mind that this is a decorative shelf! If you decide to hang it on the wall, only place light items in the planter box. If you’d like to put something heavier in the planter box, then reinforce the project with screws. Have fun crafting and creating this rustic DIY shelf decor for your home!
If you’re looking for other unique DIY shelf decor ideas, check out this modern gold dipped shelf idea.
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Morena from MorenasCorner.com is the kind of girl who would rather have paint on her fingers than get a manicure. Morena’s passion is using thrifted and inexpensive finds to craft designer inspired creations, and she enjoys creating colorful, bold pieces of home decor. The Italian-American daughter of two DIYers, she and her husband strive to pass the tradition and value of handmade to their four children.