Craft Projects, Thrift Store Finds

Thrift Store Find: Hexagonal Wall Shelves

Have I mentioned lately how much I love thrift stores? Hmmm… I don’t think so.

Well, I love them. You can find the best things if you are willing to do a little searching. I haven’t been in a while and I’m itching to do a little thrifting soon…. but first I need to finish (ahem, start) a few projects I’ve already got planned with thrift store purchased.

A month or so ago, Carrie and I went to the thrift store by work to get items to craft for our second craft day. I picked up a set of three black hexagonal wall shelves for $6! These shelves range in price from $25 to $80, so I was happy to dish out a whole six buck to make them mine.

I didn’t want my shelves to be black, and they were a little beat up, so I painted them white. I also hung new hardware onto the back of each shelf because the preexisting hardware was placed in a weird spot. One was also missing… Since the shelves aren’t very heavy and I didn’t plan on hanging any boulders on them, I hung them with a simple picture bracket. They haven’t fallen down yet, so it looks like it will work just fine.

I didn’t do the worlds best job painting them, but I think they look adorable. They are hanging in our dining room right next to our kitchen walkway.

The hubby is gonna¬†looooove that he’s in that picture doing the dishes haha. Let’s focus on the shelves — cute, huh? I haven’t totally figured out the accessories yet, especially since the shelves were much smaller than I originally remembered.

My new silver birds that I brought home from New York are definitely staying. I love them to pieces.

What awesome things have you found thrifting? And if you live in Maryland, what’s your favorite thrift store?