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Castle bookshelf

prettyliving
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prettyliving
prettyliving
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This castle-shaped bookshelf was screwed together to create a secure structure and attached to the wall with one angle bracket.

 

 

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The project

 

I used Pine boards for the structure. I primed them and then painted using Rust-Oleum Ultra Matt paint in blush pink. For the writing on the front, I used a Sharpie in metallic gold and then I went over it with some glitter craft paint.

 

I started with the base and then slowly cut the rest of the pieces to size, screwing them together as I went. I used a square to check each angle before attaching so that the overall structure was straight and not leaning.

 

I don’t have skirting boards in the room I put it in so I was able to push it right against the wall. I used one angle bracket in the middle to stop it from moving.

 

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More project inspiration

 

Jess built this ute-shaped bookshelf for her son with headlights that can be used as a night light.

 

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