IKEA Hack Turns This Chopping Board Into A Stunning DIY Hanging Shelf
After writing my final weblog submit IKEA Hacks For Blissful Vegetation, I headed to my native IKEA on a mission. I actually needed to search out one thing I may use to hold some vegetation in entrance of my window. As quickly as noticed the FASCINERA slicing board I knew I had struck IKEA gold. I assumed it will be good for a DIY hanging shelf. Its pure wooden and natural edges have been simply the factor I wanted to DIY the proper hanging shelf. I’m tremendous proud of the way it turned out! Learn on to see how I did it and how one can make your individual!
What You’ll Want
- IKEA FASCINERA slicing board
- A drill
- three yards of knickknack string
- Brass ring
The wooden slicing board is from IKEA, and I picked up the opposite provides at an area greenback retailer. All on this hanging shelf solely value me $13. Not too shabby!
Begin by drilling four holes within the slicing board. Make sure to area them out so the load of the shelf shall be distributed evenly. The board is made out of mango wooden which is a really dense arduous wooden. Please be cautious and put on security glasses whereas utilizing your drill. I used a small drill bit as a result of I didn’t need to danger cracking the wooden. The opening solely must be large enough for the string to go by means of twice.
Subsequent you’ll lower 4 equal items of string – every 30″ lengthy. Utilizing a easy knot, tie the string to the brass ring.
Thread the string ends by means of the 4 drilled holes. As a result of the holes are small, a double knot shall be sufficient to safe the string. I might counsel holding the shelf up by the brass ring whereas tying the double knots to ensure your shelf is stage. You possibly can all the time re-tie if that you must made changes.
Tip: When you’re having bother threading the string by means of the opening, tape the ends of the string collectively. This can strengthen the string and stop it from unraveling.
Now that the construction of the hanging shelf is full its time to decorate! Utilizing the yarn and a easy macrame knot I learnt making friendship bracelets at summer season camp years in the past, I went to city!
Knotting the yarn all the way in which up the jewellery string actually gave the thick macrame look I needed. You possibly can even embellish with enjoyable beads, coloured string, and even feathers. I made a easy yarn tassel and secured it beneath the wooden base and I feel it seems fairly darn cute.
I’m actually happy with the result of this DIY. The hanging shelf seems proper at dwelling nestled between my different vegetation. I hope you all loved this DIY IKEA hack and are able to strive your individual! Let me know the way yours seems within the feedback!