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Dining Room Shelves

I’ve never been much of a “formal” dining room kind of girl. But I’m not quite sure how I want ours to look either.  We put up the wallpaper about a year ago and painted an old dresser to use as a sideboard. To add a little storage, Hubbs and I put together some shelves above the sideboard.


Dining Room Shelves 1 - White Tulip Designs

We made the top shelf using common board (11.5 inches wide), basic braces, and chair rail trim. We attached the trim to sit about 1/2 inch above the outer edge.  For the lower shelf I wanted something more like a plate rail.

Dining Room Shelves - 3


I used a picture ledge from Ikea and added more of the chair rails trim around the outside to give a bit more of a cottage look. Perfect! Stay tuned for more pics of the dining room all put together!


Dining Room Shelves

I’m linking up over at The Scoop!


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[…] has some pretty fantastic picture ledge that I’ve used in other spots and other projects (see dining room shelves) but they  wouldn’t quite work here. So, I made some that were very similar but fit my […]

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