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DIY Floating Shelves

Give your home some organization with these simple and clean floating shelves.

Easy DIY Fluted Wood Vase

Instructions

  1. Treat the surface of your shelves with Minwax® Pre-Stain Wood Conditioner to help prevent streaks and blotches. Wait five to 15 minutes, and then wipe away any excess.
  2. Stain your shelves. For this project, a mixture of Minwax® Wood Finish Penetrating Stain in Ebony and Minwax® Wood Finish Penetrating Stain in Dark Walnut was used. The first coat is Ebony and the second coat is Walnut.
  3. Once staining is complete, wait five to 15 minutes and wipe off any excess. The longer you wait, the darker/richer the color.
  4. After four to six hours, apply topcoat using Minwax® Polycrylic Protective Finish.
  5. Dispose of any rags properly – soak, air-dry flat outdoors and toss.
  6. Install and fill shelves.
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Hi, I'm Sarah and I love transforming spaces. I picked up a power tool for the first time one year ago and have been hooked ever since! My husband and I travel the country doing room makeovers in 24-48 hours. Follow along for a crazy fun ride!