How to DIY easy picture ledges {but not just for pictures!} from Thrifty Decor Chick

How to DIY easy picture ledges {but not just for pictures!} from Thrifty Decor Chick


Howdy all! I’ve blogged about these easy wooden ledges/cabinets right before, but they are SO straightforward to construct and so functional, I imagined it would be worthwhile sharing them again. I included them to yet yet another area in our house past week! 
You can invest in these on the internet of program — but they are generally shorter than what I have preferred. And you can expect to pay back way much less for these if you make them. 
They’re a great beginning Do it yourself venture because the wooden can both be minimize down at the store, or you can reduce it on your own with just a miter box and saw. 

I manufactured some for our family members area to start with — they are the fantastic place to layer framed images: 

DIY Pottery Barn wood picture ledges

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wood spa ledge by tub
DIY spa ledge in bathroom

I went Extensive for my following version. These are super very long, eight foot ledges I manufactured for our basement: 

Big wall with toy and game storage
You can see much more about that wall of toy and activity storage below. The dimension of these wood ledges is excellent for art or little decorative goods. Our son’s Funko Pops suit perfectly. 🙂

He has been into Legos due to the fact he was four yrs previous, so you can envision the selection we have! He experienced a ton of his minimal Lego collectible figurines (called Brickheads) along theses shelves as nicely, but it was receiving cluttered. 

So I whipped up a few far more shorter ledges to hold all of individuals and free up the game area a little bit. It took it’s possible an hour, start to complete. You just need to have a few parts of wooden and the measurements can be adjusted primarily based on your requires. 

small wood ledges for small kid stuff
Just for comparison — I discovered these on line and 36 inches (the dimension higher than) is $89 Each individual. 😳 I applied essential, cheaper pine for these (commonly I use pick out pine) and I spent $20 for all 3 (plus I have some leftover wood). 

I’m not mad at ya if you want to purchase them, I get it! Occasionally I might alternatively invest in than develop. But this just goes to display how a great deal you can conserve undertaking them you. 

If you missed the backlink previously mentioned, you can see how to create these easy ledges below. I utilised a nail gun and screws, but you could use glue if you you should not have a nail gun. The again portion needs to be the most safe (and the entrance is just to retain goods from sliding off). 

You can paint or stain them conveniently, but I ordinarily stain just because it truly is more rapidly. But they would be lovely in brilliant white on a dark wall! A enjoyable pop of coloration in a kid’s space…the prospects are endless! 

Use them for frames and artwork, or if you have wall house in a kitchen you could line up your beloved cookbooks and trinkets. I just really like them because they are so uncomplicated to toss together, but glimpse SO great for these a little price tag: 

photo ledge wall under stairs

Have you added these straightforward ledges any where in your house? I think you may enjoy them! 

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