A Thrifted Shelf!

Yay! I finally have a new post for everyone! I'm so excited to be back! Once again I want to say sorry to all for my absence.  Anyways, I have the cutest shelf to show you guys.  Where I live, we have the cutest thrift shop where all the proceeds are donated to the humane society, and the prices are a steal! I bought the cutest shelf for only $1! Life is good!

Now I know that with all of the craft blogs and Pinterest out there, it is no secret how to use some spray paint to refinish anything, but I really wanted to show everyone my finished product.  So without further adieu, here are a few items and steps I took to spruce up my shelf.

These are all the supplies I used to bring my shelf back to life.

The most important tool needed is a cold glass bottle of Cheerwine, or any other soda of your preference. (It was delicious!)

I spray painted it, (after I sanded it) a nice aqua shade of blue.  I'm in a very nautical, paradise mood lately!

My shelf was missing the hooks, so I bought some new ones real quick.  The nails are so tiny so be careful not to lose them!

Voila!  My shelf is all finished! I like that it isn't perfect.  It looks kind of distressed, just like my room right now.  I'm ashamed of how dirty I have been lately! No judging!

So that's it folks! Easy as can be! I challenge you all to find $1 finds and fix them up! They can have so much character. I'd love to see any pictures if you guys do the same! Glad to be back!
Abby :)

*Linking up with Keep Calm & Link Up


Niki said...

Love it!! Great job, and so great to have you back. I love the color...and your amazing photos. Love you, cuz!!

Abby said...

Thank you! My friend Brittany let me borrow her DSLR camera so I was playing with it. Makes me want one even more! Love you too!

Brittany said...

Very good pictures Abby :) You're a natural! <3

Erin Spain said...

Very cute! Love this.

-Erin @ DIY On the Cheap

Abby said...

Thank you so much!

Unknown said...

Love the color and the distressed look. Gorgeous!

Thanks for sharing this over at our Keep Calm & Link Up Party... hope we will see you again this Thursday!

Katie said...

Love the color you painted this and the distressed look!

Abby said...

Thank you, Sarah!

Abby said...

You're too sweet! Thank you!

Abby said...

Thank you, Brottany! Hehe.